The Personal Finance Society (PFS) is rolling-out a series of regional study groups to help its members prepare for the Diploma in Financial Planning exams.
It follows a successful pilot of study groups across three locations in advance of the J02 Trusts exam sitting this month.
The study groups, which have been developed in association with AEGON Scottish Equitable, will take place in the run up to the July and October Diploma sittings, with each group comprising of five or six two hour sessions, followed by an optional revision day, as per the pilot.
Fay Goddard, chief executive of the PFS says the Study Groups were a tremendous success and positive feedback had been received.
"We introduced the study groups to encourage a more structured route to study whilst restricting capacity to ensure each attendee has the opportunity to be actively involved," she says.
"This objective seems to have been met and following very good feedback from the members, we are delighted to roll out the Study Groups to more regions."
"This would not have been possible without the generous support of PFS members who have offered their time to facilitate the study groups and AEGON Scottish Equitable who have supported production of the materials and provided venues, allowing us to run the groups with minimal cost to members."
The PFS Study Group programme for July exams includes ten study groups in five cities covering three subjects, JO2, JO4, and JO5.
In advance of the October sittings, there is a planned programme of 14 study groups in seven cities covering five subjects, JO1, JO2, JO4, JO5 and JO6.
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