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Award for the Foundation Insurance Test

Essential knowledge of basic principles, procedures and products

The Award for the Foundation Insurance Test (FIT) is an introductory-level qualification that helps you develop an understanding of how the insurance market operates. It covers fundamental risk and insurance principles and procedures, and core personal and commercial insurance products.

  • Anyone wishing to gain a basic understanding of the general insurance market, principles, procedures and products.
  • Employees who hold no insurance qualifications but wish to demonstrate insurance knowledge and understanding.
  • Employees beginning study for general insurance qualifications.
  • Anyone wishing to build upon their specific job knowledge with sound understanding of general insurance principles and market requirements.
  • Insurance staff employed in support functions such as human resources, marketing, IT and finance, wishing to develop an understanding of the industry in which they work.
  • Staff working for an organisation whose primary business is not insurance, but which offers insurance advice and products as part of its overall service to customers.

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.

Find out more about recognition of prior learning

Specific study time guidelines are provided for each unit on its webpage and in the CII qualifications brochure. The notional Ofqual ‘Total Qualification Time’ for this qualification is 40 hours. This represents the time a student might typically take to complete the qualification

Award 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.

Find out more about assessments, including policies and exam centres

Qualification units are delivered through purchasing an Enrolment, equipping you with the essential materials to support core learning. For a single fee, an Enrolment typically includes: study text, assessment and access to RevisionMate, our online study tool. 

We also offer additional revision aids through purchasing Enrolment plus for most key units. These range from Key fact booklets and Question packs, to Learn online tutorials.

Completion requirements

Core units

The Award comprises one core unit which provides a total of 6 credits on successful completion.

Unit
Credits
Level
 
FIT
Foundation Insurance Test
Credits : 6
Level : 2

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