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CII to form qualification taskforce

The Chartered Insurance Institute has established a taskforce to plan for possible RDR qualification requirements, following a 60 per cent increase in individuals enrolling in diploma exams this year.

The CII says it expects the RDR final feedback statement will raise the benchmark qualification for advisers and as a result the demand for qualifications and learning support will increase even further.

The taskforce will consist of key stakeholders within the CII Group.

Director of Financial Services Steve Jenkins says: “We are already planning a package of measures including more exam centres, more examiners, increased frequency of exam sessions and better timetabling to reduce potential clashes.

”We are also looking to add a planning element to the CII diploma, ensuring that both practical application and knowledge is assessed.”


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