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Completion requirements

To complete the Certificate you need to obtain 70 CII credits by passing the four compulsory units: R01, R02, R04 and AF7.

AF7 builds on knowledge gain for completing R04, so we recommend you tackle R04 before moving on to AF7.

Units Credits and Level Study hours per unit * Assesment method Exam sessions Nominal pass mark ** Results notification
R01, R02 20 - Level 4 60 2 hour exam comprising 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) Year-round 65% Immediate notification of results
R04 10 - Level 4 50 1 hour exam comprising 50 MCQs Year-round 65% Immediate notification of results
AF7 20 - Level 6 100 2 hour exam comprising 3-4 compulsory written short answer questions and 2 case study based questions. Apr/Oct 60% 9 weeks

* 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.