What’s it like to Work in Finance?

Ref: C2228612

A taster to look at working in Finance and whether this is the type of work that will suit you. What is Finance? All companies have Finance at their heart, and it ranges from the management of company money to providing finance to others. We will look at roles, qualifications and opportunities for work.

Course aim

Thinking about undertaking a career in Finance? We will review the personal characteristics needed to secure employment in a finance role. Consider qualifications and opportunities available to job seekers.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explore what finance means for different types of company
  • Identify the personal qualities that will help you to thrive in finance
  • Explore the different job roles available
  • Review what qualifications needed to secure employment in finance

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

The course will take place online using Zoom software, so you will need access to the Internet and a device with a functioning camera

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

What’s it like to Work in Finance?

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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