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.
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.
AF5 - Financial Planning Process (CII)
This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.
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.
R06 - Financial Planning Practice (CII)
This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities.
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.
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.
AFA - Advanced Financial Advice (LIBF)
This unit concentrates on products, services and legislation that inform the financial planning and advice process.
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
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
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
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
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