For those candidates outside the UK working in financial advice and insurance, or aspiring to work in both, the CII offers a dedicated study pathway which comprises existing Award qualifications and results in the completion of the Certificate in Insurance and Financial Services.
Recognition of prior learning
Before starting study, check to see whether any of your previous academic qualifications or credits from other professional bodies and institutes can be carried towards completion of the Certificate.
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The Certificate offers a solid grounding across a broad range of areas and is awarded upon completion of three Awards from the following options:
Members are entitled to use the designation Cert CII, subject to membership and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
Certificate level units are assessed by multiple choice question exam (MCQ). For online MCQ exams result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks' following the exam sitting.
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Each qualification unit comes with a study package included, equipping you with the essential tools to support core learning. For a single fee, study packages typically include: study text, assessment entry and access to RevisionMate our online study tool.
We also offer additional study materials to support individual learning. These range from key fact booklets and next-edition study texts, to question packs and Learn interactive tutorials.
For full availability, click the unit links to the right of this page.