R04 Pensions and retirement planning - Online Multimedia Course

This Online Multimedia Course comprehensively covers the R04 syllabus in a clear and user-friendly way. All the knowledge you need for exam success is packed into the course and is presented in manageable and easy to read sections. This is an ideal companion to our Gap Analysis and Assessment Tool, both are designed to complement each other and provide you with a complete package to guide you to exam success.

It is appropriate for someone studying for the CII's R0 exam and also for filling knowledge gaps as part of the regulator's CPD requirement for advisers to maintain their diploma knowledge.

  • 8 chapters of online study notes linked to the relevant syllabus learning outcomes
  • Easy user-friendly navigation between the chapter and sections within each chapter
  • Interactive knowledge tests to check your understanding as you work your way through each section
  • Revision assessments for each chapter
  • Animated audiovisual presentations (total viewing time 1.5 hours) that cover a small selection of topics spread across the course
  • Your statistics and study time are included on your personalised learning log/CPD certificate that you can view and print this at any time.

All our learning material is written and reviewed by subject knowledge experts with many years experience in training and exam setting.

Sample audiovisual presentation

NOTE as described above the total viewing time is 1.5 hours that cover a small selection of topics spread across the course.

R04 presentation

Access is provided for 6 months and includes syllabus updates. If you purchase multiple training modules a discount is available along with a longer access period.

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CII R04 exam information
  • 50 questions spread across the 8 learning outcomes
  • 39 of the questions are in standard multiple-choice format where you select the correct answer from 4 possible answers; 11 of the questions are in multiple response format (more than one option is correct and there can be up to 6 options). You must select all the correct options to gain the mark
  • Pass mark is 65% with results being given immediately at the end of the exam
  • 1 hour is allowed to complete
  • 10 credits allocated on passing
  • Year round optional exam dates at CII test centres.
Our interactive multimedia online learning allows you to access your training wherever you are from any computer at any time.