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Mortgage top choice in the new cii exams

The mortgage exam paper proved the most popular choice of the six subjects available in the Chartered Insurance Inst-itute’s new certificate in financial planning.

A total of 396 people took the new units, with 257 passing and 162 of those sat the mortgage advice paper.

The first set of results for the new exams show a 100 per cent pass rate in the CF3 financial protection unit. The CII is still running the financial planning certificate until July alongside the new units of the certificate in financial planning.

In January, 2,808 people sat the first two papers of the FPC – FP1 and FP2 – and 1,702 passed.

Qualifications and compliance manager Paul Turner says: “This is a very encouraging start for the new certificate, especially as we are still running the FPC in tandem with the scheme.”


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