The Certificate in Insurance is a core qualification for insurance staff working across all sectors of the industry (and the logical progression from the introductory-level Award for the Foundation Insurance Test).
To complete you need to obtain a minimum of 40 CII credits. The following compulsory unit requirements apply:
- (IF1) Insurance, legal and regulatory; or
- The Award in London Market insurance: (LM1) London market insurance essentials and (LM2) London market insurance principles and practices; or
- (W01) Award in General Insurance.
Insurance, legal and regulatoryIF1 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers six essential topics, including the insurance market, legal principles, procedures and the major classes of insurance.
General insurance businessIF2 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers basic insurance products and practice, including underwriting and policy wordings, claims, customer service and information and communication technology.
Insurance underwriting processIF3 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the role of underwriting including identification, assessment and acceptance of risk, rating and relevant financial factors.
Insurance claims handling processIF4 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the claims handling process including notification, assessment, settlement and associated financial factors.
Motor insurance productsIF5 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the practices and procedures connected with private motor, motorcycle and commercial motor insurance.
Household insurance productsIF6 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the practices and procedures of household insurances and associated forms of cover.
Healthcare insurance productsIF7 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the fundamental principles and practices relating to healthcare insurance.
Packaged commercial insurancesIF8 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit covers the development and design of packaged commercial policies, scope of cover provided by the most common forms of packaged commercial policy; and arrangement and operation of packaged commercial insurance contracts.
Customer service in insuranceIF9 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit provides knowledge and understanding of customer service within the context of an insurance environment.
Insurance broking fundamentalsI10 (15 Certificate credits)
The objective of this unit is to develop introductory knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles and practices of insurance broking practice.
Introduction to risk managementI11 (15 Certificate credits)
This unit gives a comprehensive introduction to the world of risk management by outlining the important issues surrounding risk management and the many factors that might increase an organization's exposure to risk.
Exam Preparation at CERM
CERM offers exam preparation for Cert. CII in the following units in July 2017.IF1 - Insurance, legal and regulatory
IF2 - General insurance business
IF3 - Insurance underwriting process
IF4 - Insurance claims handling process
Class Timings:Course duration:
Classes will be conducted by industry experienced qualified professionals.
The Certificate is open to anyone, irrespective of educational background or experience. It is suitable for a diverse range of people, including:
The Certificate in Insurance allows you to develop the knowledge and confidence you need before you begin to focus your subsequent studies and specialize according to your ambitions and career requirements.
In completing the Diploma you will gain credits that can count towards completion of the CII's higher qualifications, the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Insurance (subject to the completion requirements). On completion you will be entitled to use the designation 'Cert CII'