The Diploma in Insurance is a technical and supervisory qualification for insurance staff working across all sectors of the industry, and the logical progression from the Certificate in Insurance. The Diploma will provide you with a firm understanding of insurance fundamentals and will enable you to build towards advanced technical knowledge, thereby ensuring you have the means to function effectively in a challenging environment.
- Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be technicians.
- Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of assuming managerial responsibilities.
- Anyone wishing to hold a recognised, respected insurance qualification.
- Insurance staff employed in support functions wishing to develop their knowledge of the business.
- Those wanting to develop their knowledge and understanding as part of a progression towards completion of the Advanced Diploma in Insurance and Chartered status.
Recognition of prior learning
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 Diploma
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To complete the Diploma in Insurance you must obtain a minimum of 120 CII credits with at least 90 credits at Diploma level or above.
The following compulsory unit requirements apply:
- (M92) Insurance business and finance or (530) Economics and business (Advanced Diploma in Insurance unit); and
- (M05) Insurance law.
We do recommend that all Diploma entrants also sit unit (IFI) Insurance, legal and regulatory, as this covers the workings of the market, including the legal and regulatory framework and the essentials of insurance practice. Read the ‘Key information’ overlay to the right of this page for details.
Members are entitled to use the designation Dip CII, subject to membership and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
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Each qualification unit comes with a study package included, equipping you with the essential tools to support core learning. For a single fee, study packages typically include: study text, assessment entry and access to RevisionMate our online study tool.
We also offer additional study materials to support individual learning. These range from key fact booklets and next-edition study texts, to question packs and Learn interactive tutorials.
For full availability, click the unit links to the right of this page.