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Financial Services

A level Financial Services (studied as an enrichment course)

The Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS) provides a comprehensive introduction to personal finance. Its purpose is to prepare students for further study through the development of the core skills of critical analysis and evaluation, synthesis, verbal communication (through classroom discussion)and written communication. CeFS develops the knowledge and skills required for young people to make informed financial decisions by introducing them to the risks and challenges involved in personal finance and the tools for effective planning. Within this, it provides a solid basis for creating financial inclusion by exploring social-economic trends and their relationship with an individual's circumstances and attitudes.