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Life and pensions foundations

LF1 (0 CII credits)

The objective of this unit is to develop knowledge and initial understanding of the life and pensions sector, its purpose, its customers and the financial solutions and operational practices that underpin delivery of good customer outcomes.


Download 2019/20 syllabus (PDF)

Download 2019/20 exam guide (PDF)

Download 2020/21 syllabus (PDF)

Download 2020/21 exam guide (PDF)


  • 1 hour exam
  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • 70% nominal pass mark (the actual pass mark may vary from one session to another to ensure consistency in pass standards)
  • The pass rate for those completing the unit is currently 86%

Recommended study hours: 40 (will vary depending on your experience and ability)

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Enrolment – 2020–21 edition (applicable to exams sat 01 Sep 20 to 31 Aug 21)

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