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You may be eligible to claim exemptions for relevant exams and qualifications obtained through other professional bodies or universities. Subject to the published qualification completion requirements these can be used to help you achieve CII qualifications more quickly.

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Access our 'standard award document' for the most commonly awarded exemptions, or search our online exemptions database.

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Application overview

Find details of how the application process works and associated member / non-member fees per CII credit.

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How to apply

Access full guidance on the scheme rules and the application form you'll need to apply for prior learning.

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Our most frequently-asked questions are answered within this section and are updated as new queries are received and answered.

University links

We enjoy good relationships with universities across the UK and globally and there are a number of universities that offer specialist degrees that link to our professional qualifications.