My Basket0

Award in Financial Planning (non-UK)

AWF (15 CII credits – Certificate level)

Designed for financial advisers and insurance agents working outside the UK, this single-unit qualification provides a solid grounding in the core financial and life assurance products and offers guidance on what constitutes professional practice, thereby providing a framework for ethical behaviour. This unit can only be awarded to non-UK residents. 

Download the 2019/20 exam guide (PDF)

Download the 2020/21 exam guide (PDF)

Download the 2019/20 syllabus (PDF)

Download the 2020/21 syllabus (PDF)

Arabic versions


  • 2 hour exam
  • 75 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 70%

Recommended study hours: 60 (will vary depending on your experience and ability)

Please note:

  • Award in Financial Planning enrolments are not available in the UK. Non-UK candidates can enrol online and by phoning Customer Service. You will be prompted to select your chosen international exam centre location and date or sit your exam from home with remote invigilation
  • To enrol for the Award in Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland please call Customer Service on +44 (0)20 8989 8464

Printed and digital options

*** Click here for an important notice for international deliveries ***

By purchasing the ‘Printed and digital’ option, you will incur an additional charge for postage and packaging:

£7 per order: UK, Channel Isles, Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar.

£15 per order: All other countries.

For more information on Digital-only options, please visit: 'Digital Only' FAQ's


Select your preferred currency

Exchange rate guide

Enrolment – 2020-21 edition (applicable to exams sat 01 May 20 to 30 Apr 21)

Information Study text and exam entry

  • Non-members £102.00
  • Members £92.00

Redeem exam voucher or book re-sit

Information Unit AWF exam

Prices displayed apply to those who wish to purchase an exam re-sit. You can also book here if you have a valid exam voucher for which you will not be charged.

  • Non-members £61.00
  • Members £51.00

Study text renewal

Information Update your study text to the next edition (Digital only)

  • Non-members £21.00
  • Members £21.00

Information Update your study text to the next edition (Printed and digital)

  • Non-members £21.00
  • Members £21.00