Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning

Comprehensive Exam Support

The Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning offered by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is designed to develop candidates core technical knowledge and financial planning capabilities. With its focus on regulatory knowledge, ethical considerations, and technical proficiency, this diploma programme is a trusted pathway for aspiring paraplanners, technical consultants and financial planners seeking to navigate the intricacies of the industry.

Our exam support is tailored to provide you with a competitive advantage, ensuring you have the best preparation and guidance to conquer the CII exams. From the fundamentals of financial planning to advanced investment strategies, taxation, and estate planning, our content is designed to cover the key aspects of the CII syllabus. 

The Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning meets the FCA’s qualification requirements for anyone advising on retail investment products.

Completion requirements

The Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning comprises of six core units, providing 100 credits on successful completion.
Upon successful completion, candidates can use the CII member designation DipPFS.

Core Units:

Your Study Companion: Course Breakdown

Our programme offers comprehensive coverage for the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning exam syllabus through interactive learning experiences that include:

R01 – Financial Services, Regulation, and Ethics:
This module will equip you with a thorough grounding in the legal and regulatory environment for financial services in the UK, the features and risks of different financial products, and the importance of maintaining ethical standards in practice.

R02 – Investment Principles and Risk:
Module R02 takes a deep dive into the concepts of risk, its application in financial advice, and key investment theories. Understand how to evaluate investment options to tailor the best advice for your clients.

R03 – Personal Taxation:
Uncover the intricacies of the UK taxation system as it affects personal finances. From income tax to capital gains tax, master the tax implications on investment and how it drives financial planning decisions.

R04 – Pensions and Retirement Planning:
Gain insights into the various pension schemes available in the UK, the regulatory framework governing retirement planning, and the practical application of pensions advice.

R05 – Financial Protection:
Module R05 covers the principles of financial protection, from the assessment of risk to the recommendation of insurance products that meet your clients’ needs.

R06 – Financial Planning Practice:
Learn to deliver comprehensive investment advice, considering the client’s financial position, preferences, and become adept at planning and managing investments.

Each module contains a variety of learning tools, from webinars to interactive content, ensuring you grasp each concept thoroughly.

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