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  • IIC Annual Dinner | The Insurance Institute of Ireland
    ARIS Dublin President s Message Council News Galleries Galway President s Message Council News Galleries Limerick President s Message Council News Galleries Sligo President s Message Council News Galleries CAREERS Careers Opportunities Industry Vacancies Job Opportunities Staff Opportunities Careers Info Start Your Journey School leavers and graduates Parents Career changers ABOUT About Meet the Team Local Institutes The Board National Council Archive Corporate Publications Membership Terms Conditions Code of Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility M A of Association Data Protection Policy Social Media Policy Cookies Policy News Galleries 2015 2014 2013 Older CONTACT Contact Us Complaints Commitment to Members Promises Making a Complaint About Meet the Team Local Institutes The Board National Council Corporate Publications III Publications Annual Reports Thinkpiece CPD Compliance Irish Broker Press Coverage Membership T Cs Code of Ethics CSR M A of Association Data Protection Policy Social Media Policy Cookies Policy News Contact Galleries 2015 2014 2013 Older Archive Insurance Institute of Ireland Timeline Past Presidents Historical Documents ABOUT News IIC Annual Dinner The Insurance Institute of Cork IIC held it s Annual Dinner om Friday 23 January in the Silver Springs Hotel A highlight of the Cork social calendar the dinner brought together IIC Members and key industry personalities for a celebration of the achievements of the Cork insurance community throughout the year With music provided by the Midnight Rambles guest were kept entertained in the wee hours of the morning and an unforgettable night was had by all The evening kicked off with an introductory address from IIC President Brian O Dwyer who discussed the institute s strategic plan for the coming year A specific focus was placed on the importance of customer care and protection as well as the four key areas that the IIC strategic plan will focus on member engagement ARIS education

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  • The Insurance Institute of Ireland
    do so In summary there are now two compulsory modules MDI 01 and MDI 02 a choice of one diploma level module MDI 04 05 06 or 10 and a choice of two advanced diploma level modules MDI 03 07 08 and 09 See here for more details on progressing from the MDI to the ACII If you have any questions please don t hesitate to give the Member Services team a call on 01 645 6670 or email us on memberservices iii ie QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS HR and Training Key changes for 2016 How they ll affect your staff With so many changes being implemented with the launch of Prospectus 2016 it is important that you re fully aware of how these changes will affect your staff You can download our Prospectus and booklets from this page and if you d like an in house presentation or hardcopy of any of these materials please don t hesitate to get in touch with Naomi Gaffney on 01 645 6629 or ngaffney iii ie Take a look at our FAQ document here which explains all of the key changes to our APA programme In company presentations We ve consistently found that talking students through the exam process as well as giving them the chance to ask any questions they may have is very helpful In order to facilitate this Naomi Gaffney regularly visits organisations to give presentations on our qualifications exams and study supports Tailored to the specific needs or your staff in company presentations have always proved very effective in clarifying queries around The qualification routemap Study supports and study styles Exam preparation and feedback from students We offer this service to our member organisations as part of your membership benefit package If you d like to discuss this further or book a presentation in which Naomi can explain the key changes to your staff please don t hesitate to contact her on 01 645 6629 or ngaffney iii ie QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Key Changes for 2016 Based on student and industry feedback we ve made some key changes to our Professional Certificate in Insurance APA programme for 2016 The most significant change is the streamlining of module content to ensure the APA programme meets the Central Bank s Minimum Competency Code 2011 in a clear and accessible way for students We ve done this by Increasing our focus on industry trends needs and practice Introducing multiple choice question exam formats for PDI 03 Personal General Insurance and PDI 04 Commercial General Insurance Are you a student working towards your APA or CIP and wondering how these changes will affect you Click here Are you working towards your MDI and want to know more about changes to the structure of the qualification Click here Are you a HR Training or Compliance Manager and want to find out how changes will affect your staff Click here QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS MDI Virtual Classes All MDI modules have one accompanying virtual class designed to complement the module s face to face lectures A live virtual class is available for the compulsory modules MDI 01 and MDI 02 while remaining modules will have a recorded virtual class Class content includes mid term assignment review with guideline solutions and exam technique tips such as how to craft the perfect answer and common pitfalls to avoid Assignments are available to download in Week 1 on iiiConnect Completed assignments should be emailed to mdi iii ie Virtual Classes Timetable MODULE DATE FORMAT TIME MDI 01 11 April 2016 Live 5 30pm 6 30pm MDI 02 11 April 2016 Live 5 30pm 6 30pm MDI 03 18 April 2016 Recorded MDI 04 11 April 2016 Recorded MDI 05 11 April 2016 Recorded MDI 06 11 April 2016 Recorded MDI 07 18 April 2016 Recorded MDI 08 18 April 2016 Recorded MDI 09 18 April 2016 Recorded MDI 10 11 April 2016 Recorded Booking Lecture Sessions Registration is available via the Member Area of this site Log in to the Member Area and access iiiConnect Select your exam module under My Examinations Click on Week 1 and follow the link to Lecture and Virtual Class Booking Help Desk If you have any queries about registration we d be happy to help Send us an email at memberservices iii ie or call us on 01 645 6670 QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Lectures APA and CIP Lectures for APA and CIP modules last one full day and are held in locations nationwide subject to adequate demand Designed and delivered by experienced lecturers and industry practitioners who share their expertise lectures highlight common problem areas exam techniques advice on exam preparation feedback from previous exam sessions Booking Lectures Registration is available via the Member Area of this site Log in to the Member Area and access iiiConnect Select your exam module under My Examinations Click on Lecture booking and register for your preferred location PDI Lectures for January 2016 Exams The timetable below relates to PDI module exam sittings taking place on 16 and 23 January 2016 Locations Cork Griffith College Cork Dublin Griffith College Dublin Campus Map Galway The Connacht Hotel Old Dublin Rd Galway Sligo CMD Group Gateway Building Northwest Business Park Collooney Co Sligo PDI 01 The Nature of Insurance Date Time Tuition Centre Room 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Cork 24 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin W201 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC PDI 02 Compliance and Advice Date Time Tuition Centre Room 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Cork 32 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin AF102 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm CMD Group Sligo TBC PDI 03 Personal General Insurance Date Time Tuition Centre Room 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin C011 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC PDI 04 Commercial General Insurance Date Time Tuition Centre Room 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin AF103 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC PDI 05 Private Medical Insurance Date Time Tuition Centre Room 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin A009 PDI 06 Practice of Risk Control and Underwriting Date Time Tuition Centre Room 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Cork 28 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin A011 21 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm CMD Group Sligo TBC PDI 07 Practice of Claims and Loss Adjusting Date Time Tuition Centre Room 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Cork TBC 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm Griffith College Dublin AF104 28 Nov 2015 10am 5pm The Connacht Hotel Galway TBC Help Desk If you have any queries about registration we d be happy to help Send us an email at memberservices iii ie or call us on 01 645 6670 QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Travelling with III Qualifications Insurance qualifications can open doors and create exciting opportunities across the globe With world class internationally recognised qualifications under their belts our graduates have gone on to secure employment in the UK Canada Australia New Zealand the US and across Europe In order to promote the transferability of our qualifications the III has developed relationships with other international professional education bodies in the UK Canada New Zealand and Australia The scope and impact of these relationships in the context of the mutual recognition of members qualifications is outlined in this document If you have any questions about travelling with your III qualification contact our Member Services team on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie Education the Passport to Success Our new series of articles profiles insurance professionals who began their careers in Ireland but who have gone on to secure opportunities all over the world In addition to highlighting the roles insurance qualifications play in career development these pieces also shine a light on the global network of insurance contacts available for members of the Irish market to plug into Australia John Harnett Germany Sinead Browne Saudi Arabia Joe O Rourke UK Frank Kavanagh USA John Kearns Have you travelled with your insurance qualification If so we d love to hear all about your adventures Drop us an email at marketing iii ie detailing how your insurance qualification helped you develop your career while abroad QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Dates 2016 Professional Certificate in Insurance APA Professional Diploma in Insurance CIP Important Dates III Modules January 2016 May 2016 September 2016 Term starts 05 October 01 February 30 May Deadline for receipt of all applications 13 November 04 March 01 July MCQ results 12 February 10 June 07 October Ratified results all modules 26 February 24 June 28 October Re check Review requests 04 March 01 July 04 November These are subject to final ratification dates listed above Exam Dates III Module Exam Time January 2016 May 2016 September 2016 PDI 01 2pm 4pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 02 2pm 4pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 03 10am 12pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 04 10am 12pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 05 10am 12pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 06 10am 12pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 07 2pm 4pm 16 January 14 May 10 September Management Diploma in Insurance MDI Important Dates MDI Qualification May 2016 November 2016 Term starts 09 November 23 May Deadline for receipt of applications both online and postal 29 January 08 July Ratified results all modules 24 June 09 December Re check Review requests 01 July 06 January 2017 CII Modules See www cii co uk for further information Exam Dates III Module Exam Time May 2016 November 2016 MDI 01 2pm 5pm 14 May 05 November MDI 02 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November MDI 03 2pm 5pm 21 May 12 November MDI 04 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November MDI 05 2pm 5pm 14 May 05 November MDI 06 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 07 2pm 5pm 21 May 12 November MDI 08 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 09 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 10 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November CII Modules P91 P92 CII Exams take place in April and October QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Dates 2016 Professional Certificate in Insurance APA Professional Diploma in Insurance CIP Important Dates III Modules January 2016 May 2016 September 2016 Term starts 05 October 01 February 30 May Deadline for receipt of all applications 13 November 04 March 01 July MCQ results 12 February 10 June 07 October Ratified results all modules 26 February 24 June 28 October Re check Review requests 04 March 01 July 04 November These are subject to final ratification dates listed above Exam Dates III Module Exam Time January 2016 May 2016 September 2016 PDI 01 2pm 4pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 02 2pm 4pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 03 10am 12pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 04 10am 12pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 05 10am 12pm 23 January 21 May 17 September PDI 06 10am 12pm 16 January 14 May 10 September PDI 07 2pm 4pm 16 January 14 May 10 September Management Diploma in Insurance MDI Important Dates MDI Qualification May 2016 November 2016 Term starts 09 November 23 May Deadline for receipt of applications both online and postal 29 January 08 July Ratified results all modules 24 June 09 December Re check Review requests 01 July 06 January 2017 CII Modules See www cii co uk for further information Exam Dates III Module Exam Time May 2016 November 2016 MDI 01 2pm 5pm 14 May 05 November MDI 02 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November MDI 03 2pm 5pm 21 May 12 November MDI 04 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November MDI 05 2pm 5pm 14 May 05 November MDI 06 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 07 2pm 5pm 21 May 12 November MDI 08 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 09 10am 1pm 14 May 05 November MDI 10 10am 1pm 21 May 12 November CII Modules P91 P92 CII Exams take place in April and October QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Dates 2015 Professional Certificate in Insurance APA Professional Diploma in Insurance CIP Important Dates III Modules January 2015 May 2015 September 2015 Term starts 22 September 26 January 25 May Deadline for receipt of all applications 14 November 13 March 10 July MCQ results 13 February 12 June 09 October Ratified results all modules 27 February 26 June 29 October Re check Review requests 13 March 10 July 13 November These are subject to final ratification dates listed above Exam Dates III Module Exam Time January 2015 May 2015 September 2015 PDI 01 10am 12pm 24 January 23 May 19 September PDI 02 2pm 4pm 24 January 23 May 19 September PDI 03 10am 12pm 17 January 16 May 12 September PDI 04 10am 12pm 24 January 23 May 19 September PDI 05 2pm 4pm 17 January 16 May 12 September PDI 06 2pm 4pm 17 January 16 May 12 September PDI 07 2pm 4pm 24 January 23 May 19 September Management Diploma in Insurance MDI Important Dates MDI Qualification May 2015 November 2015 Term starts 29 December 22 June Deadline for receipt of applications both online and postal 16 January 10 July Ratified results all modules 26 June 11 December Exam Dates III Module Exam Time May 2015 November 2015 MDI 01 10am 1pm 16 May 31 October MDI 02 10am 1pm 23 May 07 November MDI 03 2pm 5pm 23 May 07 November MDI 04 10am 1pm 23 May 07 November MDI 05 10am 1pm 16 May 31 October MDI 06 10am 1pm 16 May 31 October MDI 07 2pm 5pm 23 May 07 November MDI 08 10am 1pm 16 May 31 October MDI 09 10am 1pm 16 May 31 October QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Rechecks and Reviews Applying for a recheck To apply for a recheck please submit a written Recheck Review Request Form together with the recheck fee of 35 to arrive no later than ten working days after the date on which the results are first published In the event of a recheck resulting in an upward revision of marks this fee is refundable A recheck includes a verification of examination materials confirming that The correct candidate number has been assigned to the student s examination materials All sections of the examination materials have been marked Those marks have been combined accurately in arriving at the final examination mark Full details on exam rechecks are available in the III Examination Regulations Applying for a review Reviews apply to written modules only To apply for a review students must submit a written request specifying the grounds and detailing the element s of the exam where the review is sought and any other information the student wishes to have taken into account The request must be received no later than ten working days after the date on which ratified examination results are first published A review means the reconsideration by the examiner of all or part of the existing exam material The examiner will provide a detailed report on the student s written exam script indicating by subpart of each question where the student lost marks in relation to the marking scheme Reviews are subject to a fee of 65 In the event of the review resulting in an upward revision of marks this fee is refundable Full details on exam reviews are available in the III Examination Regulations QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Results Results for all exams whether multiple choice or written must be ratified by an exam board Please note that results are released online only and will not be issued by phone email fax or in person Click here for results dates Multiple Choice Exam Papers Multiple choice exam papers are marked on a pass fail basis Results for Multiple Choice Question MCQ exams are released online only shortly after the exams take place Students who sit an exam will be notified of having achieved a pass or fail together with the percentage achieved If results indicate a pass candidates can apply for the next exam immediately without waiting for the ratified results Feedback reports In an effort to assist students who are unsuccessful a feedback report is available with results to highlight where marks were lost Feedback reports are uploaded to students iiiConnect accounts on the day the results are released Students who pass MCQ exams do not receive feedback reports Written Exams All written exam papers are marked on a pass fail basis Students who sit an exam will receive notification of having achieved a pass or fail together with the percentage achieved Guideline answers and feedback reports In an effort to assist students who are unsuccessful individual examiner feedback reports are made available through iiiConnect to help students identify areas they may need to focus extra effort on next time A copy of the exam paper and guideline answers are also made available QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Deferrals and Absences Deferrals Exam registrations cannot be deferred from one examination session e g January 2015 to another e g May 2015 If you are unable to sit an examination you have registered for you will need to re apply for the next available exam sitting and pay the appropriate fee Student Illness In the event of certifiable illness you will be required to re register for the next available exam sitting A re registration fee of 90 per module applies You are obliged to provide the III with an original medical certificate and or supporting documentation together with the re registration fee within ten working days of the date of the original exam Applications without supporting documentation and the relevant fee will not be considered Extenuating Circumstances In the event of absence from an exam due to the death serious illness of a direct family member you will be required to re register for the exam and to provide the III with supporting documentation together with the re registration fee within ten working days of the date of the original exam In these circumstances the waiving of the re registration fee is at the discretion of the III Cancellations Once you have registered for an exam while the registration may be cancelled the registration fee will not be refunded QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Permits Two to three weeks before your exams exam permits are made available for download in the Member Area please note they cannot be posted Each permit details the exam date time and venue of your exam Please make sure that you download a separate permit for each exam you are due to sit Check that the details on your permit match your exam registration i e the exam module and exam centre and if there are any discrepancies please contact our Member Services team immediately on memberservices iii ie or 01 645 6670 Do not write on your permit until instructed to do so in the examination hall QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Centres III exams are held at various locations across the country You may change your exam centre preference up to fourteen days before the date of your exam Unfortunately changes cannot be accommodated after this date Exam centres are offered subject to demand Please note that where there is insufficient demand for a chosen centre you will be re allocated to the nearest one available See below for details of January 2016 APA and CIP PDI Modules exam centre locations January 2016 Exam Centres APA CIP PDI Modules Exam Centre Address Cavan Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre St Patrick s College Cullies Cavan Cork Griffith College Wellington Road Cork Dublin 16 Jan RDS Simmonscourt Hall 8DE Entrance via Simmonscourt Road Dublin 4 map Dublin 23 Jan RDS Concert Hall Hall 7 Entrance via Anglesea Road Dublin 4 map Galway Killanin Stand Galway Racecourse Ballybrit Galway Limerick Mary Immaculate College Foundation Building Room 206 South Circular Road Limerick Sligo Clarion Hotel Clarion Road Sligo Wexford Clonard Parish Hall Clonard Co Wexford QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Additional Supports for Students with Disabilities The III is dedicated to providing you with every opportunity for exam success and professional development If you have a learning difficulty or a disability we are here to facilitate you by providing additional supports throughout the semester and on exam day Additional supports are available for students with the following disabilities or learning difficulties Dyslexia see the Adult Dyslexia Checklist Blind or partially sighted Registered disabled or certified as temporarily disabled Mental health condition Significant ongoing illness Serious injury Other acknowledged disabilities All requests for supports are dealt with on a case by case basis If you would like to find out more about applying for additional learning and exam support please get in touch with our Client Support Manager Naomi Gaffney who will work with you to better understand your requirements You can call Naomi on 01 645 6629 or email NGaffney iii ie How do I apply for additional support Your first step is to complete the application form and return it to NGaffney iii ie together with medical evidence or an educational assessment Further information on verification of disabilities can be found in the application terms and conditions In the interest of fairness applications without medical evidence cannot be considered Naomi will then contact you to discuss the most appropriate supports for you It is important to get in touch with us as soon as you register for your exam so that we can ensure all supports are in place as you begin your study All applications are dealt with on a strictly confidential basis What additional supports are available Additional time For example if you are taking medication e g for diabetes or epilepsy pregnancy if you are recovering from an operation or serious injury An extra 15 minutes is allowed for each hour or part thereof of the exam So for a two hour exam an extra 30 minutes is allowed Computers If you d prefer to complete a written exam on a computer a laptop will be provided A combination of written and typed answers is also possible where diagrams or tables may be more easily drawn on paper rather than on a computer Reader scribe Additional time of 15 minutes per hour or part thereof and a separate venue will be provided when using a reader scribe Alternative exam paper format Exam papers with larger font or printed on coloured paper are available if you have impaired sight If you have a hearing difficulty a printed version of invigilator announcements is available Alternative venue Where appropriate e g where students need more exam time and depending on your exam requirements you may take your exam in a separate room where you will not be interrupted by other students Application form and terms conditions QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS CDip L A Designation In order to recognise the specialist nature of the loss adjusting profession the III awards the designation CDip L A Certified Diploma in Loss Adjusting to members of the loss adjusting and loss assessing professions who have successfully completed the Professional Diploma in Insurance qualification Applying for the CDip L A designation The term designation refers to the letters graduates are entitled to use after their name following successful completion of a qualification i e Jane Smith CDip L A Applicants must also meet the following requirements meet the academic requirements of the Professional Diploma in Insurance provide evidence of currently working as a full time claims professional provide evidence of reasonable experience and expertise in various aspects of loss adjusting and or assessing have a minimum of 2 years experience in the fields of loss adjusting and or loss assessing provide details of two referees who will verify experience if necessary If you want to apply for the CDip L A designation download this application form and return it to the III Using the CDip L A designation Those awarded the CDip L A designation are entitled to use the letters CDip L A after their name However both the CIP and CDip L A designation cannot be used together therefore you should consider which designation is most applicable to your work and career development before applying for the CDip L A Learn more about the CDip L A designation here QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Exams There are a number of opportunities to sit III exams throughout the year The Professional Certificate and Diploma in Insurance APA and CIP exams are held in January May and September of each year Exams for Management Diploma in Insurance MDI modules are held in May and November We are committed to making your exam experience as stress free as possible and giving you access to all of the information you need in preparation for exam day results and key dates in this section of the website You can access study supports and make bookings for lectures and revision sessions through iiiConnect accessed via the Member Area Click here to view the 2016 exam timetable Exam formats All III exams are graded on a pass fail basis Some exams are MCQ others involve short answer questions and for more advanced MDI modules longer form answers are required The format of your exam is detailed in the module learning plan which is available through iiiConnect and in hard copy for MDI modules QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Useful Documents You can access a bank of useful brochures policy documents application forms and other reference material in the table below Simply click on the relevant link to download the document you d like to view QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Exam Regulations The III Examination Regulations must be read prior to registration Once registration is complete you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained therein Download exam regulations for APA and CIP Download exam regulations general Disciplinary Action The III may take disciplinary action against any student found guilty of dishonourable or unprofessional conduct or of committing a breach of the III Examination Regulations Penalties may be imposed for falsification of documents or malpractice before during or after exams QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS After The Exam Once you ve completed your exams your focus inevitably shifts to waiting for your results This section contains information on when to expect your results what to do when you get them and what options are available to you if you re unhappy with your results If you have any questions on these matters please don t hesitate to contact our Member Services team on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Exam Information It s natural to feel a little nervous on exam day but ensuring that you re well prepared helps to minimise these feelings and lets you focus on the job at hand This section of the website includes information on exam locations what you ll need to bring on the day and what to do if you need to unexpectedly defer due to extenuating circumstances If you have any questions ahead of exam day please don t hesitate to contact our Member Services team on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie On exam day Whether you re sitting an MCQ or written exam make sure you bring the following with you your exam permit photographic identification in the form of III membership card with photo membership cards without photos cannot be accepted a valid passport or a driving licence a pen a pencil an eraser a calculator Anyone unable to present their exam permit and or photo ID may not be permitted to sit the exam You can access detailed exam preparation webinars including tips for improving your timing and exam technique through iiiConnect For further information on January 2016 exam day arrangements please click here If you have any questions ahead of exam day please don t hesitate to contact our Member Services team on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Study Supports We recognise that it can be tricky to balance study with a busy work and personal life so we offer a range of online and face to face study supports to help you plan your time get the material covered and feel confident on exam day Textbooks Your module bible All of the questions asked in your exam will be based on the content of this book Textbooks are updated regularly both in terms of content and design To make sure that you re working from the most up to date version check this document or the validity period on the inside cover of your textbook Once you ve registered textbooks are delivered by courier within ten working days to the address supplied during the online application process A signature is required on delivery If you don t receive your textbook s please contact Member Services on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie Click here to view sample textbook pages View Textbooks If you re considering registering for an exam and would like to get an idea of the kind of material covered you can come into our offices and view the module textbook Some members find this reassuring in terms of having a clear picture of what s involved before they commit To arrange an appointment contact our Member Services Team on 01 645 6670 or memberservices iii ie Learning plans These provide revision schedules broken down week by week to help you manage your time They also feature a breakdown of key words and how they re used to frame exam questions as well as suggested exam timings and advice arising from common mistakes A comprehensive list of tips to help you prepare for exam day as well as a checklist for what you ll need on the day are also included in your learning plan Click here to view a sample of pages Online supports A wide range of online supports are available through the learning management system iiiConnect Whether you want to watch webinars in your lunch break or test your progress on your commute these supports allow you the flexibility to study when it suits your schedule Current supports include syllabus found in learning plan study planner webinars including advice on exam preparation student and tutor blogs mock exams past papers glossaries e books Face to face exam revisions sessions Held in advance of each exam these nationwide sessions are designed and delivered by experienced lecturers and industry practitioners who share their expertise These sessions highlight common problem areas exam techniques advice on exam preparation case studies feedback from previous exam sessions Book your place at these revision sessions via iiiConnect accessible by logging in to the Member Area QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Useful Documents You can access a bank of useful brochures policy documents application forms and other reference material in the table below Simply click on the relevant link to download the document you d like to view QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS FAQs QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Exemptions What are exemptions Many applicants have completed courses and qualifications in the past which may have contained content relevant to some III qualifications If this is the case for you you may be entitled to an exemption or recognition of this prior learning Consult the III s exemption policies below for detailed information on all exemptions available and the application process If you re unsure of whether to apply or not contact our Member Services team who will be happy to talk you through your options Exemption Policy for Professional Certificate in Insurance and Professional Diploma in Insurance qualifications as awarded by UCD Exemption Policy for Accredited Product Adviser APA and Certified Insurance Practitioner CIP designations as awarded by the III Exemption Entitlements for University of Limerick Graduates Exemption Policy for Management Diploma in Insurance MDI Applying for exemptions If you are eligible to apply for exemptions you should note the following Applications for exemptions must be made prior to your first entry into the qualification you are registering for This is to ensure that you are fully aware of the modules you are required to study to complete the programme from the outset of your studies If you have already commenced a qualification an exemption cannot be subsequently granted You will be required to submit original not photocopied college transcripts as part of your application If you have completed non III insurance exams including CII exams you may be entitled to exemption Please contact us directly at memberservices iii ie to clarify Time limitations apply to all exemption offers and they may be withdrawn or amended if not accepted within the timelines specified Previous versions of III and CII exams will be accepted on a case by case basis Successful exemption applications incur a fee CII modules are not charged Exemptions are only added to the applicant s academic record once payment is received in full CII Recognition of Prior Learning Full details of the CII s policies regarding recognition of prior learning are available at www cii co uk prior learning QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Professional Certificate In General Insurance For QFAs The Professional Certificate in General Insurance has been designed as a bridge qualification for QFAs who sell advise on or undertake specified activities in one or more of the following categories of retail financial products Life Assurance Pensions Savings and Investments Personal General Insurance Private Medical Insurance and Associated Insurances Housing Loans Home Reversion Agreements and Associated Insurances Consumer Credit Agreements and Associated Insurances You can learn more about the Professional Certificate in General Insurance here QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Life Qualifications The Insurance Institute of Ireland III in partnership with the LIA the Chartered Insurance Institute CII and the Assurance Medical Underwriting Society AMUS has developed a number of qualifications for those fulfilling administrative underwriting or claims roles in the life assurance industry These programmes serve to give those working in non customer facing positions a defined pathway leading from a solid grounding in the principles of life and pensions administration through to more in depth technical knowledge of areas such as underwriting and claims For those who have yet to decide whether their future lies in sales underwriting or claims all of our qualifications provide a foundation to build on Learn more about the Life qualifications here QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS CII Advanced Qualifications The Chartered Insurance Institute CII is the leading professional body for the global financial services profession and aims to promote higher standards of integrity technical competence and business capability With over 100 000 members in more than 150 countries the CII is the world s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services Success in CII qualifications is universally recognised as a global standard While membership of the CII signals a commitment to developing a broad professional capability and to a willingness to adhere to the standards associated with professional status The III and its membership benefits from a close professional relationship with the CII This relationship has facilitated insurance professionals in Ireland availing of and obtaining internationally recognised advanced insurance qualifications through the CII Changes to the CII Qualification Framework 2014 2018 The CII regularly reviews its framework to ensure that it continues to meet to meet the current and future needs of the profession Following their latest review they are introducing a range of enhancements that take effect between 2014 and 2018 You can review these changes here Learn more about the CII qualifications here QUALIFICATIONS EXAMS Moving From MDI To ACII If you have identified the CII Advanced Diploma in Insurance ACII as a professional goal registering for the Management Diploma in Insurance MDI first will make reaching that goal much easier and you ll achieve a new qualification along the way Beginning with the MDI means that you can accumulate up to 210 CII credits that contribute to the total 290 required for the Advanced Diploma in Insurance ACII

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    President s Message Council News Galleries Galway President s Message Council News Galleries Limerick President s Message Council News Galleries Sligo President s Message Council News Galleries CAREERS Careers Opportunities Industry Vacancies Job Opportunities Staff Opportunities Careers Info Start Your Journey School leavers and graduates Parents Career changers ABOUT About Meet the Team Local Institutes The Board National Council Archive Corporate Publications Membership Terms Conditions Code of Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility M A of Association Data Protection Policy Social Media Policy Cookies Policy News Galleries 2015 2014 2013 Older CONTACT Contact Us Complaints Commitment to Members Promises Making a Complaint Filter Event Type All AGMs Conferrals CPD Events Exams Executive Meetings Industry Events Lectures MDI LI Forum National Council Networking Revision Sessions APA CIP Training Institute All III IIC IID IIG IIL IIS External November December 2015 3 events January Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 29 12 3pm The IIG 5k 10k Santa Dash The IIG 5k 10k Santa Dash at Claddagh Hall Galway Visit our Facebook page for more details The IIG 5k 10k Santa Dash X The IIG 5k 10k Santa Dash Event Details Date 29 11 2015 Time 12 00 PM Location Claddagh Hall Galway Summary The IIG 5k 10k Santa Dash at Claddagh Hall Galway Visit our Facebook page for more details 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 11 2pm IID Dublin Cinema family day 12 December 2015 Tuck into some treats and enjoy the IID Family Cinema Day Dundrum Town Centre IID networking events IID Family Cinema Day Dublin X IID Dublin Cinema family day 12 December 2015 Event Details Date 12 12 2015 Time 11 00am Location Movies Dundrum Dundrum Town Centre Summary Tuck into some treats and enjoy the IID Family Cinema Day Dundrum

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