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Calibrand show the way forward with award winning Diploma delivered by e-Assessment

Derby, UKLearning NewsCalibrand

Calibrand the currency for talent® presents at the sixth Assessment Tomorrow conference taking place at the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Edinburgh on 17th November 2011. The Calibrand session, delivered by Denis Saunders, is entitled ‘The Diploma in Professional Financial Advice - one year gone, one year to go.’


The presentation will review the successes of delivering the Diploma by e-Assessment, but also consider the upcoming challenges that are faced, with financial advisors aiming to meet the RDR deadline at the end of December 2012.

Saunders explains,

“The timetable for delivery of the Diploma in Professional Financial Advice is almost at the half-way point, as we look towards the RDR deadline at the end of next year, where financial advisers must meet the overall requirement for a Level 4 qualification, raising standards for the entire financial advice industry.

Calibrand has recently won a prestigious e-Assessment award for delivery of the Diploma and its contribution to raising standards, so we are confident of meeting the operational challenges that the deadline will bring. We are also pleased that the financial services community has embraced this way of delivering e-Assessment. Busy financial services workers and corporate companies like the HI-STAK® model, appreciate Calibrand’s professional approach and want to use the solution in other innovative ways.”

The Calibrand session ends the early afternoon conference session from 1:45pm, with representatives from the Scottish education, government, and academic agencies, with policy makers and examination managers.