Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland

First published 29 November 2017 • Updated 25 June 2019

Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS)

Here you can find out more about any CIOBS qualifications that your financial adviser may have. Always ask to see your financial adviser's qualifications, including any certificates. For non-CIOBS qualifications, see our main qualifications menu here.

Abv. Name Description Level
ACIBS Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland This qualification assesses the knowledge and skills to enhance the career and promotion prospects of those aspiring to middle and senior management positions. QCF4
CIP Certificate in Investment Planning This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry together with packaged products (pensions, protection and savings and investments) and the giving of investment advice. Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS) qualifications are subject to a separate grading with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) - www.scqf.org.uk QCF4
CMAP Certificate in Morgage Advice and Practice This qualification assesses the knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry together with various types of mortgage products and repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice. Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS) qualifications are subject to a separate grading with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) - www.scqf.org.uk QCF3
DipIP Diploma In Investment Planning This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry together with packaged products (pensions, protection and savings and investments) and the giving of investment advice. Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS) qualifications are subject to a separate grading with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) - www.scqf.org.uk QCF4+
LMAPC Lifetime Mortgage Advice and Practice Certificate This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, lifetime mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice. QCF3
MAPC Mortgage Advice and Practice Certificate This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice. QCF3
MAPC Mortgage Advice and Practice Certificate (Equity Release) This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, equity release mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice. QCF3

 

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