Having achieved the APFS designation, advisers can go onto to achieve this recognisable benchmark of quality and ethical practice for financial services professionals, elevating financial planning and advice in the public eye to the same standing as other Chartered professions. The holder must demonstrate a combination of experience, financial qualifications, ongoing educational activity (continuous professional development) and ethical behaviour.
To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.
The Diploma enhances knowledge in core areas such as regulation, investment principles, risk, taxation and personal financial planning using real-life scenarios to develop the essential skills to apply this technical knowledge in practice
This qualification develops advanced technical knowledge and understanding across a broad range of key advisory areas.
Wren Sterling offers a full independent financial advice service across Scotland. We take the time to get to know you – and because we’re independent we can recommend the most suitable financial products from the whole of the market. We work with private individuals and corporate clients, and no matter the size of your assets you can expect the same level of care and professionalism from our advisers. We listen to your aspirations, and we help make them happen. We’ll support you throughout your financial journey – so you can make the right decisions with confidence to grow your wealth and protect yourself, your loved ones, and your legacy.
- Family financial planning and protection
- Retirement, post-retirement and later-life planning
- Investment planning
- Corporate and Director financial planning
Our experienced advisers are supported by a team of qualified para planners and administrators across the UK. We have a dedicated telephone advice team – so wherever you are, get in touch.
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