Studying for the Awards
The study text covers the exam syllabus in a straightforward and
user-friendly format, and includes examples, key point summaries
and self-test questions.
The exam guide, which will be available to download in early
February, includes a specimen exam paper and hints and tips on how
As a guide, it is recommended that you allow a minimum of 60
hours' study (this will vary according to your experience and
The exam itself takes the form of a two-hour paper consisting of
75 multiple choice questions, and is examined twice-yearly in April
and October. The nominal pass mark is 70%. However, the actual pass
mark may vary slightly from one session to another to ensure that
the pass standard remains constant.
The complete package
Enrolment for a CII Award includes everything you need for a
single fee: study text, examination guide and exam entry.