About ifs School of Finance
The ifs School of Finance is a leading provider of financial education and the UK’s specialist awarding body for financial services and financial literacy. It offers financial capability awards in schools and colleges, an internationally recognised degree programme and a range of continuing professional development services.
The ifs School of Finance is incorporated by Royal Charter and works closely with the financial services industry, providing tailored learning for some of the world's best-known companies.
The ifs School of Finance has been using e-assessment since regulation of the mortgage market in 2002 and now works closely with Pearson VUE to deliver up to 4,000 online assessments each month.
Linden Muirhead, Head of Projects and Customer Operations, said: “With Pearson VUE, we are able to get our tests out into the marketplace very quickly, which is a big advantage.”
“In a fast-paced environment such as financial regulation, it is important that examination candidates can be assessed quickly and effectively and that employers can receive accurate, timely information about their staff's performance. The ability to book, re-book and sit a test more or less when you want improves the whole experience.”
The ifs School of Finance’ candidates are able to use Pearson VUE’s customised network of 150 conveniently located test centres throughout the UK, as well as Pearson Select centres overseas including Ethiopia, Malta, India and Kuwait.
“Financial services regulators want qualifications available quickly and with Pearson VUE we can deliver. It is a scaleable, flexible system that enables us to get into the market very fast.” LINDEN MUIRHEAD