Our qualifications involve the completion of one or more units, each covering an individually assessed topic. Assessment methods vary and depend on a unit's level and subject matter. Each unit page describes the type of assessment and provides further details. You can also see the range of assessments across our units within the CII qualifications brochure.
Study is based on a specified enrolment period from 01 January – 31 December for general insurance units, 01 May – 30 April for mixed assessment and non-UK units and 01 September – 31 August for personal finance units. MCQ exams are available daily (subject to availability) at UK and non-UK online exam centres or via remote invigilation.
Study is based on a 12 month enrolment period from the date of purchase. To see when you can take your exam please visit the Important Exam Deadlines page. Written exams are available at UK and non-UK exam centres. Written exams are delivered on-screen, with the exception of unit AF4 (Investment Planning), which is delivered on paper.
Study is based on a 12 month enrolment period from the date of purchase with interim submission deadlines for each assignment. Three written assignments, each typically between 2,000 - 3,000 words, need to be passed by the end of the enrolment. Resubmission opportunities are available. Please see the unit page for each unit for details. Frequently asked questions, full guidelines and instructions are also provided within your RevisionMate course.
Study is based on an 18 month enrolment period from the date of purchase. The assessment is by a single coursework assignment, which must be submitted within the first six months, and an MCQ exam, which must be passed within 18 months. Resubmission opportunities are available. Both the MCQ exam and coursework assignment must be passed within the 18 months enrolment period to achieve a pass in the unit. Please see the unit page for each unit for details. Frequently asked questions, full guidelines and instructions are also provided within your RevisionMate course.
Study is based on a 18 month enrolment period from the date of purchase. A dissertation, typically between 10,000 - 11,000 words, on an agreed subject must be submitted. Please see the unit page for full guidelines and instructions.
It is essential that candidates familiarise themselves with the rules and policies for each assessment type. Please also take note of the guidance provided for your assessment, as it is designed to support your success.
Additional information for your exam, including tax tables, product lists and case studies.
Past papers for non-multiple choice examinations are available to help you prepare for your exam.