Pensions and Retirement Advice

Institute of Banking


Course Name Pensions and Retirement Advice
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 111655 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose University College Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This programme enrols once a year.
Next intake: August 2022 (Autumn Trimester - 2022/2023 academic year)
Application Date

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Autumn Trimester
September 2021 – January 2022
Closing date for applications* 13/09/2021

Spring Trimester
January 2022 – May 2022
Closing date for applications* 28/01/2022

Summer Trimester
June 2022 – September 2...

Duration 1-2 Trimester
Course Fee Fees
• Retirement Provision - €450
• Retirement Advice and Analysis - €450
Entry Requirements The minimum entry requirements are as follows:
• Five passes in the Leaving Certificate, including English and Mathematics
• Five O Level/GCSE passes, including English Language and Mathematics

• APA in Pensions

IOB will also consider applications on a mature candidate basis from applicants who are 23 years of age before the date of their application for admission to the programme.
Mature Applicants Retirement Provision
Retirement Advice and Analysis

• Professional Certificate in Pensions and Retirement Advice from UCD.
Awarding Body: University College Dublin

Retirement Planning Professional Designation (RPP)
This new professional designation is awarded by IOB on successful complet...

Course Content

At a glance
The Professional Certificate in Pensions and Retirement Advice is a programme designed to enhance students’ knowledge in the area of pensions provision and retirement advice. The variety and changing nature of product offerin...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules and learning outcomes
To enrol for Retirement Advice and Analysis, candidates must be enrolled for, or have passed Retirement Provision.

Retirement Provision
(NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)
In the Retirement Provision module, students will acquir...

Assessment Method Assessment
• Combination of continuous assessment and end of trimester written exams.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries For more information please contact

Institute of Banking
Phone: +353 (0)1 6116500
Fax: +353 (0)1 6116565
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