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Life and pensions principles and practices

LP3 (10 CII credits – Certificate level)

The objective of this unit is to develop a knowledge and understanding of the role and activities of the life and pensions sector and organisations' and individuals' regulatory and legislative responsibilities.


Download 2019/20 syllabus (PDF)

Download 2019/20 exam guide (PDF)

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Download 2020/21 exam guide (PDF)


  • 90 minute exam
  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • The pass rate for those completing the unit is currently 94%
  • The nominal pass mark is 70%

Recommended study hours: 50 (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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