CII launches standalone health and protection qualification

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A qualification for advisers in the health and protection insurance sector has been launched by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).

It is likely to bring support from many representatives in the sector, particularly those advisers who have been vocally lobbying for the recognition of these specialities. The Cert CII (Health and Protection) designation was unveiled at the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (Amii) autumn conference and will be available from early next year. Michael Payne, general secretary of Amii, told the conference why it had been produced and how it would operate. "Up to now health and protection has sat in the middle of the CII's exam framework," he said. "Medical insurance ...

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