CII opens access to SJP 'pilot' qualification

After facing adviser backlash

Sophie King
clock • 2 min read

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is to open up the pilot of its St. James's Place qualification to the professional body's wider membership.

Today (18 September), the CII said that while is has been working in collaboration with SJP, it was always the intention to make the unit available to the whole market.  The CII and SJP have now agreed to open up the pilot more widely to help accelerate completion and availability. Once the review of lessons learned from the pilot has taken place and the qualification becomes Financial Conduct Authority-approved, it will then become widely available.  Earlier this month (6 September), the CII launched a vulnerable client qualification exclusive to SJP partners and advisers. SJP ...

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