Distance Learning Courses

The Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending Distance Learning Programme is comprised of three layers of qualifications - the Foundation Course, the Certificate Course and the Diploma Course (Inc Personal Development Module). The online aspects of the courses are delivered through our new Learning Management System (LMS). The full courses can be booked below or certain modules can be studied independently.



Foundation Course 2018

The Foundation course is the first level of the Asset Based Finance distance learning programme and provides an overview of the invoice finance industry. The course includes a brief history of the invoice finance industry, the products, the benefits to

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Course 2018 – All Modules

The Certificate Course is the second level of the Asset Based Finance Distance Learning Programme. It is a natural continuation from the Foundation Course and provides a solid base for the Diploma Course. The course is an industry-wide recognised professional

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Module: Financial Analysis 2018

This Invoice Finance & Asset Based Lending module focuses on giving the student a better understanding financial statements. It explains the different elements of a set of accounts, their purpose and what they can tell you about a company. The module

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Module: Fraud & Risk 2018

This Invoice Finance & Asset Based Lending module focuses on specific issues that might lead to an invoice finance provider losing money. Areas covered include invoice errors, quality of goods or services, delivery problems (including POD’s, free issue goods, part deliveries

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Module: Client Management 2018

This module covers many aspects of managing a client, from the point of take on, to client visits and reviews, to managing the dual role of risk and relationship. The module also covers invoice finance accounting methods, including statements and

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Module: The Asset Based Finance Landscape 2018

This module gives the student a detailed background into how invoice finance originally came about, and the development of asset based finance in the UK. In addition, the module outlines the current landscape, including the marketplace, the role of the

Date: Ongoing

Certificate Module: Legal Aspects 2018

This Invoice Finance & Asset Based Lending module starts by giving the student an understanding of the different types of business structures in the UK. It goes on to cover basic English law, including contract law and laws in relation to

Date: Ongoing

Diploma Module: Financial Understanding 2018

Invoice Finance & Asset Based Lending course bookings are now open for Financial Understanding 2018 module and the course will start on 1 April 2018. The Financial Understanding Module is a sub-element of the Diploma course. This module commences with

Date: 1st April 2018

Diploma Module – Operational Aspects of Asset Based Lending 2018

Registration by 31 May 2018 for examination in November 2018 The module enables students to develop a thorough understanding of ABL and covers the following operational aspects of Asset Based Lending: Asset Based Lending products including Stock finance, Plant and

Date: 1st June 2018

Diploma Module – Operational Aspects of Invoice Finance 2018

Registration by 31 May 2018 for examination in November 2018 The module enables students to develop a thorough understanding of invoice finance and covers the following operational aspects of invoice finance: Invoice finance products Negotiating the deal Structuring the deal

Date: 1st June 2018