Total time to complete the CFS qualification will depend on your background and willingness. Exam can be taken any time of the year. Hence, you can take whatever time you feel appropriate for your preparation.
Our free course book is sufficient to ensure exam success as we do not set any MCQ outside the content of the course book. Our practice questions are important to assess your own progress and preparation.
You can choose either to study independently or take tuition support from one of our registered training centres.
Step 1: Free download
Click here to immediately download course book and practice questions.
Step 2: Preparation
Self-learning: Study course book and practice questions as an independent student OR
Supported-learning: Take tuition support from a training centre near your location.
There are no formal entry requirements for the CFS qualification. This is open to all – from school leavers to post graduates and employees who want to increase their knowledge and skills in financial management. However, it may be of particular interest to:
Financial managers who take regular financial decisions for business
A university student considering careers in the field of finance and/or further study
An individual with a general interest in finance and business
There is only one exam to qualify for the CFS qualification. There will be total 40 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). Each MCQ will carry 2.5 marks and total marks is 100. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam. There is no restriction on the number of resit you can attempt.
Our exam fee is £99 and payable through Pearson VUE web account. Exam fees become due only when you decide to take the exam. If you fail your first exam, you can resit by paying only £49.
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Resit fee, if you need to retake the exam