To complete the Certificate you need to obtain 60 CII
credits by passing four compulsory units: R01 or
CF1, R02, R03 and J09.
||Study hours per unit
||Nominal pass mark
||20 - Level 4
||2 hour exam comprising 100
multiples choice questions (MCQs)
||Immediate notification of
||15 - Level 3
||20 - Level
||10 - Level
||1 hour exam
comprising 50 MCQs
||30 - Level 4
||3 written coursework
assignments,each typically 2,000 to 3,000 words
The requirements to pass units R01, R02 and R03 can also
satisfied by the following withdrawn CII units:
- R01 = (FP1) financial services and their
- R02 = (J06) Investment principles, markets and
environment or (G70) Investment portfolio management;
- R03 = (J01) Personal tax.
* The recommended minimum study hours shown below will vary
according to your experience and ability.
** The nominal pass mark is shown, however, the actual pass mark
may vary from one session to another to ensure that the pass
standard remains constant.