Chartered Insurance Institute

The Chartered Insurance Institute is the premier professional organisation for those working in the insurance and financial services industry. It provides relevant qualifications and professional development at all levels essential for career development.

Chartered Insurance Institute

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of competence and integrity through the provision of relevant qualifications for employees at all levels and across all sectors of the insurance and financial services industry.

Working in the sector offers you diverse challenges, great career paths, high remuneration and the opportunity to work abroad. It’s a fast moving and dynamic profession that will allow you to develop a wide range of technical and management skills.

With nearly 90,000 members, the CII is the world’s largest professional body dedicated to the insurance, savings and financial services sector. Its broad portfolio of education and qualification services is continually expanding to meet the changing requirements of companies and individuals across the financial services community.

The CII provides support throughout your career, providing a range of relevant qualifications and on-going professional development. Success in CII qualifications is universally recognised as a sign of commitment and professionalism and a pre-requisite to career advancement by many employers.

CII qualifications span a range from entry level Certificate’s to highly specialist degree equivalent Diploma’s leading to the award of a relevant Chartered title. There are two distinct qualification frameworks for those in general insurance or financial services.

The CII also champions career development end enhancement through a range of membership and competence services. All CII members have access to a wide range of benefits to help them to develop their career including journals, events and knowledge services. CII faculties and societies allow members to join with practitioners within specified market disciplines like broking, claims and financial advice. In the UK members also join one of the CII’s 62 local institutes to access a local network of like minded professionals.

Online tools provide members with instant access to information about the latest market developments and practices with facilities to assess and record their developmental activity.

Whether you are about to start your career or are looking for an opportunity to bring your knowledge and skills to a new role, “CII Pathways” is the industry’s central information point for learning more about the industry and developing your career.

The CII itself has its headquarters in London, with a regional presence throughout the UK and dedicated offices in Dubai and Singapore. The CII has a presence in 150 countries around the world.

The CII’s regional office for Scotland is based in Edinburgh. See the CII website for full details.


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