Am I eligible?
- Non-bankers must have a minimum of BGCSE or equivalent
- Pass in English and Mathematics
No previous qualifications are required for staff of BIBF corporate members.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
The Institute recognizes members’ prior educational qualifications and grants exemptions on such previous qualifications, wherever possible.Exemptions are granted on a subject for subject basis. Applications for RPL should be made in writing, on the appropriate form, providing full details of the qualification held, including certified copies of certificates, official transcripts listing all subjects passed and the relevant syllabuses. An ASSESSMENT FEE is charged (refer to fee structure).
The BIBF takes an active role in providing effective tuition support. The Institute engages qualified professionals to lecture for specific subject on a part-time basis. All BIBF lectures are BQA accredited. Lectures are conducted in Gaborone for ALL subjects to assist members in preparing for the examinations. Lectures can also be conducted in other centres outside Gaborone provided suitable lecturers are identified to lead the classes; a minimum number of students per class is met.
Members from outside centres may also register to study by correspondence and purchase the relevant study material from the Institute. Classes are held once weekly for each subject. Revision seminars are held during the last week prior to examinations.
There are two academic semesters per annum, starting in January and June respectively.
Note: Lectures are optional.
The Institute is committed to developing timely up to date and relevant study material for all courses at all times.
Members can purchase the recommended BIBF study material direct from the Institute. All members are required to purchase the relevant study material before they are admitted to sit for examinations.
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2nd Floor, Unit 201, CBD Gaborone, Botswana