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Completion requirements


To complete the Certificate you need to obtain 70 CII credits by passing four compulsory units: R01, R02, R03 and J12. 

Units Credits and level  Study hours per unit * Assesment method Exam sessions Nominal pass mark ** Results notification
R01 20 - Level 4 60 2 hour exam comprising 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) Year-round 65% Immediate notification of results
R02 20 - Level 4 60
R03 10 - Level 4 50 1 hour exam comprising 50 MCQs 70%
J12 20 - Level 3 70 2 hour exam comprising 60 MCQs and 3 case studies each comprising 5 MCQs

* 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.