Studying while working full-time takes dedication. When friends want you to socialise you have to say no. When your family demands your attention you have to shut the door and hit the books.

You have to motivate yourself in the evenings, battle procrastination and deal with exam
nerves all over again.

Taking professional exams is hard work

That’s why we’ve designed training programmes that will support you every step of the way;
from helping you choose the best training path for your professional development to
making sure you’re prepared to ace those final exams.

Choose your qualification route


FSTP, CFA, Professional Qualification, Quartic


Why study with FSTP?

You can get great results – We consistently outperform the CISI national average and help our students achieve excellent first-time pass rates.

Learn in small classrooms – 
Studies show that great teachers leading small classrooms achieve the best results. We keep group sizes to a maximum of 14 and our experienced tutors have a proven track record of success.

More than just trainers
– All our consultants have experience working in the financial services industry. So we make sure your learning goes beyond just passing exams, helping you relate knowledge to its real life context.

We’re an
accredited provider – We’re a CIOBS and CISI Premier Accredited Training Partner (one of only four UK training providers to achieve this mark of quality). Our events carry CPD hours for these institutions.


You get personal attention – You’re never just a number to us, we give each and every student all the personalised attention they need to succeed. That means we quickly spot strengths and weaknesses and adjust your training accordingly.

Learn the way that suits you
– We offer a range of ways to study, making sure our training always fits with your busy workload. You can even schedule one-on-one twilight or weekend sessions.

We support your learning at every step

Classroom instruction – Get valuable time with our expert trainers. You can attend scheduled sessions at a wide range of locations. Or we can arrange for group sessions within your firm.

Online student portal
– You have private access to our secure student area where you can download the latest study resources including course materials, revision guides and past exam papers.

Practice mock exams
– We mark past papers for you, not only do you get feedback on your technical knowledge, but we guide you on exam technique best practice.

Support when you need it
– Get in touch directly with your personal tutor who will be there to provide you with a friendly guiding hand. Or you can contact our administrative support for general enquiries.

Quality training materials
– Subject experts have prepared all course and revision material and we keep everything up-to-date with the latest regulatory developments.

So let our experts guide you through your professional training, helping you get the results you need to move your career forward.

To discuss next steps, please call us today on 0203 178 4230. Or email

Please get in touch today. We’d be happy to set up an initial meeting to discuss exactly how we can help you.

0203 178 4230

“Having recently been awarded the level 5 diploma qualification through your work based assessment programme, I feel I must send my thanks to yourself and Lorraine for the help and guidance received. I would not hesitate in recommending this programme for anyone who is in a similar position to myself.”

Keith Haddrell

Independent Financial Advisor

“Very good and experienced tutor, able to brief you not only on the required knowledge to pass but also attractive “insider” stories and experience.”

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CISI course hosted at Reading University