The RQF Level 2 Award in Life and Pensions Foundations has been developed in collaboration with employers across the life, pensions and long-term savings sector. It provides a formalised and consistent approach to defining entry-level professional standards, helping to underpin improved customer outcomes and support staff development.
The Award develops knowledge and understanding across key areas of the life, pensions and long-term savings market. This includes customer needs and solutions, the sector's value to society and the economy, and the importance of professional conduct and maintaining a customer focus.
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Who it’s for
- Those who are new to the life, pensions and long-term savings sector, providing essential learning to complement the induction process
- Anyone looking to build on their foundation knowledge of the life, pensions and long-term savings sector.
Recognition of prior learning
Before studying, check to see whether any of your previous academic qualifications or credits from other professional bodies and institutes can be carried towards completion of the Award.
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The award comprises one core unit and does not provide any credits on completion.
See our key information link to the right of this page for details
Award level units are assessed by multiple-choice question exam (MCQ). For online MCQ exams, result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks’ following the exam sitting.
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Each qualification unit comes with the essential tools to support core learning. For a single fee, study packages typically include: study text, assessment entry and access to RevisionMate, our online study tool.
We also offer additional study materials to support individual learning. These range from key fact booklets and next-edition study texts, to question packs and Learn interactive tutorials.
For full unit availability, click the unit link to the right of this page