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About schemes for training providers

The CII provides a range of accreditation schemes for training providers, individual trainers, accredited / approved professional development centres and in-house company training programmes.

Trainer accreditation »

An individual trainer can be accredited by the CII, providing a quality 'kitemark' for those delivering technical courses in insurance and / or financial planning.

CII trainer accreditation is aimed at trainers within a company training team and individual trainers, for example, freelance trainers.

Training provider accreditation »

'CII accredited training provider' status is available to UK further education colleges, universities and private colleges that offer courses on CII units or qualifications. 

CII training provider accreditation assists in proving their credentials to the market and developing their links with employers.

Accredited Apprenticeship training provider »

Apprenticeship Training Provider Accreditation is a kite mark for the employer to know that a training provider has met a range of standards independently assessed by the CII, ensuring that the training provider has the appropriate management controls, training skills and capability.

Accredited / approved professional development centre »

CII accredited / approved professional development centre status is available to training providers based outside the UK.

Successful achievement differentiates the accredited / approved professional development centre within its marketplace and signifies to prospective students that it has attained and maintains an internationally recognised high standard in their insurance or financial planning education provision.

CPD accreditation »

A company's training programme can be accredited to provide external verification of the quality of the training. This can help attendees meet continuing professional development requirements as well as providing the company with valuable industry benchmarking and advice on maximising the value of its training programmes.


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