The Diploma in Insurance is a technical and supervisory
qualification for insurance staff working across all sectors of the
industry, and the logical progression from the Certificate in
The Diploma will provide you with a firm understanding of
insurance fundamentals and will enable you to build towards
advanced technical knowledge, thereby ensuring you have the means
to function effectively in a challenging environment.
Read the Diploma in Insurance specification
Who it's for
The Diploma in Insurance is appropriate for:
- Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be
- Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of
assuming managerial responsibilities.
- Anyone wishing to hold a recognised, respected insurance
- Insurance staff employed in support functions wishing to
develop their knowledge of the business.
- Those wanting to develop their knowledge and understanding as
part of a progression towards completion of the Advanced Diploma in
Insurance and Chartered status.
None, but we recommend that candidates hold the Certificate in
Insurance or 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, or equivalent.
To complete the Diploma in Insurance you must obtain a minimum
of 120 CII credits with at least 90 credits at
Diploma level or above.
The following compulsory unit requirements apply:
- (M92) Insurance business and finance or (530)
Economics and business (Advanced Diploma in Insurance unit);
- (M05) Insurance law.
We do recommend that all Diploma entrants also sit unit (IFI)
Insurance, legal and regulatory, as this covers the workings of the
market, including the legal and regulatory framework and the
essentials of insurance practice.
The remaining credits can come from any of the units offered
within the CII insurance qualifications framework enabling you to
create a learning pathway suited to your job role for future
Unit study materials for this qualification typically
- Study text with updates
- Continuous assessment programme
- RevisionMate online study support
- Revision courses
Completion entitles members to use the designation Dip
CII or Dip CII (Claims) should
you have passed (820) Advanced claims or (P85/M85) Claims practice.
CII membership and Continuing Professional Development requirements
Your next step
The links at the top right of this page contain all the
information you need to finalise your entry. As you read through
this you will learn about the units on offer, the available
learning materials, terms and conditions relating to entry, and the
different ways you can enter.