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This link leads to Module 1 Understanding Pensions (Some browsers require link to be copied and pasted into Internet Explorer).


Within AIM Awards Employability Skills this RQF unit has 1 credit at L1.


  • Purpose of Pensions

  • State Pension Scheme

  • Main Pensions Options in UK

  • Additional Pension Schemes

  • Language Used to Describe Pensions

UNDERSTANDING PENSIONS covers the principles and purpose of pension schemes, different pension options available and the language used. Learners successfully completing this course should achieve the corresponding unit in the following SFA-Funded qualifications:

AIM Awards RQF Extended Award in Employability Skills (Ofqual No. 603/1489/8)
AIM Awards RQF Certificate in Employability Skills (Ofqual No. 603/1491/6)
AIM Awards Extended Certificate in Employability Skills (Ofqual No. 603/1492/8)

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