R06 - Financial Planning Practice (CII)
This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities.
R04 - Pensions and Retirement Planning (CII)
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.
R02 - Investment Principles (CII)
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the application of the investment advice process.
R01 - Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics (CII)
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.
J10 - Discretionary Investment Management (CII)
At the end of this unit candidates should be able to analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills
CertPFS (DM) - Certificate Personal Finance Society (PFS)
To achieve the CertPFS (DM) and individual needs to pass 2 diploma units in Regulation and ethics and Discretionary Investment Management
DipFA - Diploma for Financial Advisers (LIBF)
The Diploma enhances knowledge in core areas such as regulation, investment principles, risk, taxation and personal financial planning using real-life scenarios to develop the essential skills to apply this technical knowledge in practice
Dip PFS - Personal Finance Society Diploma (PFS)
To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.
APFS - Associate, Personal Finance Society (PFS)
To achieve the Associateship grade, individuals would be required to have 6 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.
Member of the Chartered Institute For Securities and Investments
MCSI membership is full membership of the CISI, and denotes a high level of achievement and competence. It is awarded to those with a suitable combination of qualifications and experience
AFA - Advanced Financial Advice (LIBF)
This unit concentrates on products, services and legislation that inform the financial planning and advice process.
PCIAM - Private Client Investment Advice & Management (CISI)
This qualification assesses a broad understanding of the principles of private client investment within the context of the current regulatory environment
AF5 - Financial Planning Process (CII)
This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.
AF4 - Investment Planning (CII)
This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to investments and the management of investment portfolios.