CII - Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning - Pensions and Retirement Planning Module - R04
- Course Code: EC683D
- Duration: 5 weeks x 3 hours
- Price: £460.00
- Times: 18:00-21:00
- Validated by: NONE
- Delivery Type: PT
The level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning meets the FCA’s qualification requirements for retail investment advisers, developing core technical knowledge and financial planning capabilities across six core areas. This module forms part of the full Diploma which can be accessed here: www.blackburn.ac.uk/course/EC683F.
Who’s it for?
- Those seeking to give retail investment advice, in particular those who do not hold additional CII credits counting towards completion of the Diploma in Financial Planning
- Paraplanners, technical consultants, and those in financial planning support roles
About the Trainer: Angelo Kornecki APFS, Chartered Financial Planner. P.G.C.E.:
Angelo is a passionate advocate for higher level education within the Financial Services Profession and has extensive experience within the Financial Services Industry, having worked in Retail Banking and Financial Planning for a large global bank, as an Independent Financial Adviser with clients throughout the North West and is currently the Founder and Director of AKORN Financial Advice Ltd, a fast growing, forward thinking Financial Advice firm based in Blackburn.
Angelo holds the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning from the CII and holds Chartered Financial Planner status, one of the industry’s highest accreditations, proving and supporting the highest levels of technical knowledge and professional ethics. In addition to being a practising Financial Adviser, Angelo is also a lecturer on the FdA Accounting with Financial Services and BA (Top up) Accounting with Financial Services degree courses at the University Centre at Blackburn College, heading up and delivering the Financial Services Pathway on both courses. He also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E) from the University Of Central Lancashire (UCLAN).
- What will I study?
Pensions and Retirement Planning - R04
- Main tax and legal frameworks that govern retirement benefits under registered pension schemes;
- Features of defined contribution and defined benefit pensions;
- State retirement benefits available, including the risks and suitability of contracting out of the State Second Pension.
PLEASE NOTE: The College are providing a total of 15 hours guided learning/support hours per unit with the remaining CII recommended learning hours to come from the students own self-study. The total CII recommended study hours (which will obviously vary based on experience and ability) are as follows:
- R03 – 50 hours
- Entry Requirements
Student membership of the CII is mandatory. This is free and can be done online with the CII.
- How will I be assessed?
1 hour, 50 question multiple choice exam
Module cost includes includes study text, access to the CII’s RevisionMate, exam guide and exam entry for each module (first sitting). Please note that examinations are taken at a test centre external to Blackburn College.
Diploma units are assessed by multiple-choice question exam (MCQ) (R03). For online MCQ exams, result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks’ following the exam sitting. Written exam results are normally released 6-8 weeks following the
- What can I do next?
This course is also available modularly, see links:
www.blackburn.ac.uk/course/EC683F - Full Diploma
- For more information