Our programmes

Find the programme that is right for you

If you would like to become an adviser, we have three programmes to choose from, depending on the type of financial advice you want to provide. You do not need any prior financial services experience or qualifications to apply for any of these three programmes.

All the qualifications that you will gain by studying with us are provided by the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF).

Mortgage and protection products


Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®)  programme



Maximum cost*: £1,500 (Equivalent to £83 per week)

Duration: 18 weeks

Average earnings once qualified**:
Trainee: £18,000 - £22,000
Experienced: £50,000 - £70,000

Retail investment products


Diploma for Financial Advisers (DipFA®) programme



Maximum cost*: £6,500 (Equivalent to £216 per week)

Duration: 30 weeks

Average earnings once qualified**:
Trainee: £25,000 - £30,000 
Experienced: £50,000 - £100,000

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Mortgage and retail investment products

Diploma for Financial Advisers (DipFA®) and Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®) combined programme



Maximum cost*: £7,000 (Equivalent to £179 per week)

Duration: 39 weeks

Average earnings once qualified**:
Trainee: £25,000
Experienced: £70,000 - £100,000

* Costs can differ depending on individual circumstances, so please get in touch with us to confirm how much you will pay. The programme can be self-funded or paid for by employer sponsorship. If you don’t already have a work placement we may be able to help you to secure a placement with a firm who could sponsor your learning.

** Average earnings can vary dependent on individual and employer.

Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Financial Advice

If you are already a qualified financial adviser with a Level 4 Diploma in Financial Advice (or equivalent) and are looking to advance your skills, we offer the Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Financial Advice (Adv DipFA®). This qualification builds on your existing skills and knowledge and is the pathway to Chartered Financial Planner status.

 

More about our programmes

Our programmes are all delivered online so you can learn at a time and place convenient for you.

You can benefit from:

  • in-depth tuition via trainer surgeries and revision sessions
  • unlimited access to a wealth of digital learning content
  • regular assessments to test knowledge and identify any gaps
  • recommendation areas of self-study in between organised training sessions
  • help and guidance after you graduate.

Read our further programme details for more information on what you’ll learn, work placements, our assessment centre and how to apply.

The application process

Point 1Submit your application form

 

Point 1Complete our online tests (where applicable)

 

Point 1Attend our assessment centre (where applicable)