CISI Introduction to Securities and Investment
This qualification was developed specifically for the further education sector and for those wishing to move on into higher education. It aims to provide individuals with knowledge and understanding of the key characteristics, mechanisms and influences on financial markets and institutions. It is comprised of two units;
The first unit has been offered as a standalone qualification since 2005 and is designed to provide a basic introduction to the financial services industry with a focus on investments.
The second unit was introduced in 2009 to demonstrate a range of competences in collecting, analysing, managing and evaluating information. It will also develop their knowledge and understanding of a selected topic from Unit 1. It was introduced specifically to equip learners more effectively for higher education.
The Expert Panel considered these qualifications in October 2009.
|Learning hours||200 GLH/ 20 credits
Unit 1 = 8 credits
Unit 2 = 12 credits
|UCAS Tariff points||
|Qualification sector||15 Business, Administration and Law
15.1 Accounting and Finance