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Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in Providing Financial Services

Course Code: C3886
Campus: Employers Premises
Week Commencing: 27 Aug 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
25 Aug 19


The Certificate in Providing Financial Services has been designed to provide learners’ with the industry and technical knowledge and skills to work within the Financial Services Industry. This qualification is based on National Occupational Standards owned by the Financial Skills Partnership. 

 Learners will complete three mandatory units in Improving and maintaining workplace competence in a financial services environment, Complying with regulations within the financial services environment and Developing productive working relationships with colleagues. Learners will then choose from a range of specialist optional units relevant to the occupational pathway in which competence is to be achieved. In addition, a key element of this qualification is the Principles of Customer Service, which provides learners with specialised occupational knowledge that is required by employers to work within a customer service environment and role.

Entry Requirements


An Apprentice needs to be employed or be about to take up paid employment as an apprentice with a Northern Ireland company and be working a minimum of 21 hours per week (which includes off-the-job-training). Also as an apprentice, you must be the minimum school leaving age in Northern Ireland. Furthermore, please refer to the College’s admissions criteria, which are outlined at the beginning of this document.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Opportunities and Progression

Potential job roles for those working towards this qualification are: Broker, Senior Cashiers Claims Handler, Customer Service Adviser, Financial Advice Administrator, Settlements Administrator, Pensions Administrator, and Credit and Risk Manager. Also on successful completion of this Level 3 Apprenticeship, you can in your current employed position progress to a Higher Level Apprenticeship with your employer’s support.

Contact Information


Centre for Skills & Apprenticeships, tel: 028 9026 5219 or email: [email protected]