Three GCSE passes (at ‘C’ level standard). PMI will consider higher qualifications (A level) to be a sufficient entry standard.
A level 2 qualification, or above, as shown on the regulated qualifications framework of the United Kingdom or overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 2 qualification in the UK (or higher). Such qualifications should contain a similar number of learning hours to that of the Level 3 Certificate in Pension Trusteeship. PMI will consider each application on a case by case basis.
However, we would anticipate most learners would be working in the field and/or undertaking the role of trustee, and should a learner possess no such qualification, PMI will consider the employment status and history of a learner’s knowledge, in lieu of qualifications. In such cases, a signed reference letter from employers’ must accompany each application.
All learners must also provide evidence of proficiency in the English Language. In this case it is:
IELTS 5.0 for the Design pathway (with a minimum of 4.5 in any one skill) or
The CPT unit 2 (soft skills) exam is being examined via remote invigilation which, enables you to take an exam from the comfort of your own home. In order to sit this exam, you will be required to have the correct ‘system requirements’ and a video camera/Skype camera.
If you are unsure if you have the correct compatible software, please ensure you have Google Chrome and follow this link https://pmi.calibrandtest.com/welcome.jsp and click on ‘check system requirements’ in the bottom right hand corner of the screen. This will let you know if your computer/laptop software will be compatible with the online testing system on the day.
If you are unsure, please contact the Qualifications team and we will be happy to assist.
Failure to ensure you have the correct software and video camera, will result in you unfortunately not being able to sit the exam.