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SCQF Level 4 in Personal Finance


This course is jointly awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and the ifs University College. It equips candidates with skills to understand and manage money throughout their lives.


The nature of the Award contributes to delivery of the four Curriculum for Excellence capacities.


The importance of financial education in schools is now widely recognised as an important and necessary life skill for young people. The Personal Finance award will equip candidates with the skills to cope confidently and effectively with basic financial encounters as well as managing money.


It allows a route to certification if your centre is already delivering personal finance education.


Young Scot Extra provides useful information regarding personal finance on their website. Finance factsheets can be downloaded from the following web pages: