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CII Certificate in Investment Operations

What is the purpose of this Certificate?

This is an introductory qualification for operational staff working with investments as well as for those who oversee investment functions.  It covers legislation and regulation; process of investment planning; investment product types; the administration of collective investment schemes (FA4), individual savings accounts (FA5) and investment client servicing (FA6).

What do I need to do to achieve this Certificate?

Two units are required to achieve the CII Certificate in Investment :

CII Certificate in Investment Operations

CriteriaDetails
Available units:R01 Financial services, regulation and ethics, or
CF1 UK financial services, regulation and ethics
plus
FA4 Collective investment scheme administration, or
FA5 Individual savings account administration, or
FA6 Investment client servicing
Credits required for qualification:25
Level:3

CF1 UK financial services, regulation and ethics

CriteriaDetails
Credits15 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 2 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate58.27%

R01 Financial services, regulation and ethics

CriteriaDetails
Credits20 - Diploma
Exam FormatOnline, 2 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark65%
2016 Pass rate57.01%

FA4 Collective investment scheme administration

CriteriaDetails
Credits10 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 1 hour
Number of Questions50 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate70.00%

FA5 Individual savings account administration

CriteriaDetails
Credits10 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 1 hour
Number of Questions50 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate72.13%

FA6 Investment client servicing

CriteriaDetails
Credits10 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 1 hour
Number of Questions50 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate67.61%