Accreditation has been awarded the Pep and Isa Managers Association (PIMA) by the Securities and Investment Institute (SII) to deliver Investment Administration Qualification education modules.
SII quality assurance requirements including observation of classroom training and other forms of learning support such as “e-learning” must be met to gain such accreditation, the institute says.
Offering IAQ status to its members is the beginning of what is expected to become a broader push on standards and qualifications held by those involved in Peps and Isas, PIMA says.
Carol Knight, PIMA head of member services says: “PIMA will continue to broaden and strengthen educational offerings as we build on our initial successes.”
A number of courses will be offered by PIMA through September, including those relevant to the IAQ.
These include courses on:
Moves to overweight equities and fixed income
The Big Interview: Focus on ethical investment
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