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Highlights from the Grade 12 Financial Services Certificate Programme Awards Ceremony

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services held its 3rd annual Awards Ceremony for high school seniors who have completed the Financial Services Certificate Programme on Friday, April 1st, 2011 in the foyer of The Central Bank of The Bahamas, Market Street and Trinity Place, at 6:00 pm.


Grade 12 Financial Services Certificate Programme

The overall objective of the Programme is to equip a pool of young high school graduates with knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions in the Financial Services Sector, such as banks, trusts, insurance, accounting, law etc. More specifically, the programme will achieve the following:

  • Train students who show interest in a long-term career in the Financial Sector
  • Stimulate students’ interest in the work environment.
The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services (BIFS) has partnered with the Financial Services Sector, The Ministry of Education and The Ministry of Finance, to better prepare grade 12 students for a career in the Financial Services Sector.


 

HOW DO I ENROLL IN THE PROGRAMME?

  • You must presently be a grade 12 student to apply
  • Have a grade point average of 2.5 and above
  • Have obtained passes in Math and English B J C
  • Complete the application form which must be signed by the Guidance Counsellor or Head of Business of your school.

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2009 - 2010 Class

ALBERTHO C. AMBRISTER
C I GIBSON SENIOR HIGH
AVERIE C. ANDERSON
AQUINAS COLLEGE
CHANTE A. BURROWS
KINGSWAY ACADEMY
MIKIA E.C. CARTER
ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE
CLANISHA A. COLEBROOKE
R M BAILEY SENIOR HIGH
ALITHEA S. CULMER
ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE
BRITTNEY A. DAMES
FAITH TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
LEROY N. FORBES, JR.
ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE
CHRISTOPHER A. McPHEE
NASSAU CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
SHANAE L. MACKEY
KINGSWAY ACADEMY
KYLE A. MURRAY
DORIS JOHNSON SENIOR HIGH
JORDAN A. PETERSON
R M BAILEY SENIOR HIGH
BRENT E. WALKINE
FAITH TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
LYNSEY P.G. WARD
ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Executive Management and staff of BIFS for giving me the opportunity to complete my G12 Financial Services Certificate Programme. It is an excellent programme for Grade 12 students. I have certainly gained a better understanding of the Financial Services Industry, which has helped me to make my decision to pursue a career in Financial Services”

Patrice Theophilus,
Most outstanding student for 2009

 
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