Chartered Institute for
Securities & Investment
Threshold competency exams designed for individuals involved in advising and
dealing in securities and derivatives, as well as managing investments or working
in corporate finance. Set by the CISI, formerly known as the SII.
July – December 2010
Why choose BPP for your
CISI Certificates training?
Experience Study options
We have helped nearly 50,000 delegates through their
CISI Certificates programme over the last fourteen years.
For a holistic learning experience attend a classroom
Pass Assurance course. Our tutors will guide you through key topics and
Should the unexpected happen we will give you the you will draw upon discussions with like minded delegates.
opportunity to repeat the course free of charge.* Once you’ve left the classroom access BPP OnlineTM and
our hardcopy materials to consolidate and practice what
Dedicated tutors you’ve learnt.
Our experienced full time tutors have all passed the
exams they teach towards. Between them they bring an Distance learning study
average of seven years teaching and ten years industry If you prefer to study in your own time, choose our
experience to the classroom. distance learning option. Access to BPP OnlineTM and
one of our expert tutors, will ensure you have all the
CISI accredited training provider
essential study materials at your fingertips and you’re
You can rely on us for high quality teaching and support
questions answered within one working day.
that meets the CISI standards.
Training near you
Study at our learning centre in the City with the option
to sit your regulatory units in Manchester, Glasgow or “I have left the course feeling confident
Edinburgh. We can also arrange in-house courses for
and with a great understanding. The
tutor’s knowledge of the topics made the
High quality study materials
Our online and printed study materials lead the market
course very interesting. It got us thinking
in terms of providing comprehensive syllabus coverage, about why these situations occur, instead
quality and exam-focus. of just reading from the slides.”
*New learning materials not included and proof of exam result is required.
Applicable to classroom courses with BPP study materials. Pass Assurance
can only be redeemed once per participated training course
Choose your path to the CISI Certificates
Corporate Unit 1 – FSA Financial Regulation (covers both retail & wholesale) OR
Unit 6 – Principles of Financial Regulation (emphasis on wholesale)
+ + + + + + +
Unit 5 Unit 7 Unit 9
Unit 2 Unit 3 Risk in Financial
Investment Financial Commodity
Securities Derivatives Services
Management Derivatives Derivatives
= = = = = =
Certificate Certificate Certificate Certificate in
Technical Certificate Certificate in Investment in Financial in Commodity Risk in Financial
Foundations in Securities in Derivatives Management Derivatives Derivatives Services
+ + +
= Unit 8
Investment & Risk
Investment & Risk
Investment & Risk
Certificate = = =
in Corporate Certificate Certificate Certificate
Finance in Securities in Derivatives in Financial
(retail) (retail) Derivatives (retail)
New CISI exams to meet change in Retail Distribution
Review (RDR) qualification standards
The CISI will be rolling out the following new examinations from September 2010:
Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics The current FSA Financial Regulation, Investment
Investment and Risk and Personal Taxation and Risk, Securities and Derivatives exams are QCA
Securities Level 3 equivalents, and will continue to run until the
Derivatives end of 2011. If you’re working in a wholesale capacity
These examinations are set at a higher level, to allow the new minimum standards do not affect you. Our
retail advisors to obtain the minimum requirement of courses outlined in this brochure will prepare you
being qualified to at least QCA Level 4. for a QCA level 3 examination. To find out more visit
www.bpp.com or call 020 8746 4178.
Our study materials are designed with one aim in mind – to help you pass
first time around. Whether you’re a classroom or distance learning delegate
you will benefit from our three steps to success, Knowledge, Revision and
Added Support combined with access to our online learning portal Study Texts
PowerPoint TM Course Slides*
MP3 & MP4 Downloads
Practice & Revision Kit Online
Guide To Passing
3 Practice & Revision Kit
Rapid Email Response
To find out more about the study
materials you will receive visit
www.bpp.com Introduction to Financial Maths
If you are sitting Unit 5 – Investment Management book onto the
Introduction to Financial Maths course to refresh your mathematical
skills before starting your course. This one day course focuses on the
financial maths elements of the syllabus and gives you the opportunity
to undertake guided question practice.
*Only classroom delegates receive these.
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CISI Risk in Financial Services Passing the CISI Certificates exams, for many, coincides
Train towards the Certificate in Risk in Financial with the start of a challenging new career path. If you’re
Services using our study materials.You will gauge looking to move on to further qualifications to complement
a global introduction to the key risks that arise your expanding skills base, we provide a variety of courses
within financial services. The unit covers general which could help you.
principles of business risk, the influence of
corporate governance, key international regulatory Ask us about our CISI Diploma, Chartered
frameworks and techniques of risk management, Financial Analyst® (CFA®), CISI Masters in Wealth
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and liquidity risks. qualification (CF qualification) courses or, if you’re
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