HFMA bitesize assessments

How do I achieve a qualification through HFMA bitesize?

To achieve an HFMA intermediate qualification in healthcare business and finance you need to complete and pass an assessment for the relevant bitesize course series you wish to achieve. You can purchase an assessment for the following HFMA bitesize intermediate course series:

Series 1 - How finance works in the NHS
Series 2 - Governance and risk management in the NHS*
Series 3 - Management skills*

*Currently all the courses in this series are free for NHS staff. Therefore, you can complete all the learning and complete the assessment to achieve the qualification for just the cost of the assessment.

All available assessment packages are listed in the drop-down section below. 

Assessment packages

Assessments are available for purchase for the HFMA bitesize intermediate courses series 1, 2 and 3. This will allow you to achieve an HFMA intermediate certificate or award qualification for each series achieved OR if completing all three series assessments, achieve an HFMA intermediate diploma qualification.

Currently all courses in series 2 and 3 are available free of charge to NHS staff. Three of the ten courses in series 1 are available for free.

The assessment deadlines are January, May or September.

The following assessment packages are available for purchase:

1. Standard assessment package – Price £250+VAT

Includes an assessment for one chosen intermediate series (1, 2 or 3) and inclusive access to online study skills resources.

2. CPD and assessment package for course series 1 –  £699+VAT

Includes access to all bitesize courses from series 1 at a reduced rate, the assessment for series 1 and inclusive access to online study skills resources.

3. Inclusive CPD and assessment package for course series 1, 2 and 3 –  £1000+VAT 

Includes access to all bitesize courses from series 1, 2 and 3 at a reduced rate and the assessments for series 1, 2 and 3 with inclusive access to online study skills resources.

To purchase an assessment package complete the online form or to get further details, please email us at bitesize@hfma.org.uk or call us 01179 388 350.

What are bitesize courses?

HFMA bitesize provides a range online CPD accredited courses, covering essential healthcare business and finance subjects. Courses vary in length:


Short courses provide 3 hours CPD at an introductory level.


Intermediate and advanced courses provide 6 and 10 hours CPD respectively and allow you to deepen your understanding of a subject.

Apply for an assessment

To apply for your chosen assessment please click the link below and fill out the form. Our team will then contact you with details to purchase and access your assessment

Apply here

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