By sitting certain combinations of units, you can acquire
other qualifications on the way to completing the Advanced
Award in London Market Insurance
A specialist qualification for those working in or with the
London market, the Award in London Market Insurance comprises two
units (LM1) London market insurance essentials and (LM2) London
market insurance principles and practices.
Together the two units provide a broad understanding of
insurance process and practice across the London market as well as
detailed understanding of technical topics.
Certificate in London Market Insurance Specialisation
This advanced level qualification has been developed for London
market specialists, in partnership with the Lloyd's Market
association (LMA). Candidates can achieve this qualification by
completing one Advanced Diploma lavel unit (991) London market
insurance specialisation. The unit is completed through successful
completion of a 10,000 word dissertation on a topic relevant to the
London insurance market.
Note: Entry onto the London market dissertation
is limited to approximately 20 candidates per year. This is because
of the amount of work involved in assessing and accepting proposals
and in marking and moderating completed dissertations, all of which
are undertaken by experienced London market practitioners.
Certificate in Contract Wording
Contract certainty is a major issue facing the insurance
industry, especially within Lloyd's and the London market.
The regulator requires the provision of clear, comprehensive and
fully-agreed policy wordings before inception to all
To help individuals and organisations meet this requirement, the
CII has developed the Certificate in Contract Wording. It is
designed to enhance knowledge of the practical application of
wordings and the issues associated with them.
To acquire the Certificate, you must study and pass two units
from the Diploma in Insurance: (P05) Insurance law (or already hold
one of the withdrawn legal units P03 or 520) and (P21) Commercial
insurance contract wording.
Candidates meeting the completion requirements will
automatically be awarded the Certificate in Contract Wording.
Certificates and Diplomas in Life and Disability Underwriting
The CII and the Assurance Medical and Underwriting Society (AMS)
jointly developed the following qualifications, which are awarded
Certificate in Life and Disability Underwriting and Certificate
in Life and Disability Claims - awarded to those that complete the
Certificate in Insurance including either the unit (P61) Life,
critical illness and disability underwriting, or (P62) Life,
critical illness and disability claims respectively. The AMUS also
require a written work reference from your company's chief
Diploma in Life and Disability Underwriting and Diploma in Life
and Disability Claims - awarded to those completing the Diplom ain
Insurance including units (P05) Insurance law, (P63) Long term
insurance business and either (P61) Life, critical illness and
disability underwriting, or (P62) Life, critical illness and
disability claims respectively. The AMUS also require a written
work reference from your company's chief underwriter and evidence
of continuing professional development (CPD).
Application for these qualifications is made directly through
AMUS. For information, contact +44 (0)20 7636 6308, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write
to them at Lettsom House, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB.
CII/IATA Diploma learning route
The CII and IATA (the international trade body which represents
some 240 airlines) have developed a dedicated learning route
for staff working in the air transport sector whose
responsibilities include any aspect of insurance.
By completing the Diploma in Insurance via a specified route,
plus the IATA air transport 'Procurement and contracts management'
module, successful candidates will be awarded the CII Diploma in
Insurance along with recognition from IATA.