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CII Certificate in Investment Operations

What is the purpose of this Certificate?

The level 3 Certificate in Investment Operations 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, and individual savings accounts (FA5).

After completing this certificate, you can then continue to study for the CII Certificate in Regulated Financial Services Operations.

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
FA5 Individual savings account administration
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%
Current Pass Rate60%

R01 Financial services, regulation and ethics

CriteriaDetails
Credits20 - Diploma
Exam FormatOnline, 2 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal Pass Mark65%
Current Pass Rate64%

FA5 Individual savings account administration

CriteriaDetails
Credits10 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 1 hour
Number of Questions50 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal Pass Mark70%
Current Pass Rate84%