The Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) is a regulatory benchmark examination for people in operations functions. This programme meets the examination requirements for FCA approved person status.
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Distance learning is a flexible home study choice. It allows you to study at your own pace and own time.
To achieve the IOC, delegates must pass two compulsory papers (Introduction to Securities & Investment and UK Financial Regulation) and one specialised technical paper from a choice of 11.
The exams are based on published syllabi, which are reviewed at least annually to reflect changes in the industry and the regulatory environment. The current syllabi can be viewed on the CISI website.
The Kaplan Distance Learning material includes the CISI official workbook and satisfies the CISI compulsory workbook purchase policy.
All exams are delivered by computer based testing (CBT). A worldwide network of test centres is used to ensure flexible scheduling, instant results and ease of completing the exam on screen. The CISI has test centres in over 70 countries. Test centre locations can also be found on the CISI website.
Unit 1: Introduction to Securities & Investment
An overview of all areas of investment. This course is ideal if you are looking for an entry level qualification into the Financial Services arena. You can complete it in a few weeks. It is suitable for investment, banking and financial services workers.
As well as being the introductory unit of the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC), the Introduction to Investment can be taken as a standalone qualification.
Unit 2: UK Financial Regulation
Ensures candidates have an understanding of the regulations and legislation that underpin financial markets in the conduct of investment business in the UK.
Unit 3: Technical Papers