Pensions - APA

Institute of Banking


Course Name Pensions - APA
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code 99275 (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 three times a year.
Start date: 06 June 2022
Application Date Summer Trimester
Closing date: 08 July 2022
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Duration 1 Trimester
Delivery: Online
Course Fee €330
Entry Requirements Requirements
Registered Stockbrokers or holders of the Professional Certificate in Stockbroking are eligible to enrol for the Professional Certificate in Pensions. You must be a current member of IOB, or become a member, to undertake this programme.

Professional Certificate in Pensions from UCD

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Minimum Competency Code
Registered Stockbrokers or holders of the Professional Certificate in Stockbroking who successfully complete the Profess...

Course Content

Who is this programme for?:
The Professional Certificate in Pensions, a single-module level 7 qualification, addresses the need within stockbroking and asset management firms for individuals with the expertise to advise on pensions and ret...

Subjects Taught Modules and learning outcomes
(NFQ level 7, 5 ECTS)
• Explain the need for retirement provision. Describe the taxation, legislation and regulatory framework for pensions.
• Identify the features, benefits and risks of pension product options available to clients.
• Display the skills and competencies required to effectively advise clients in all areas of Pensions.
Assessment Method Two hour exam at the end of the trimester The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions.
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries For more information please contact

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