SBG - awarded CII gap fill accreditation in recognition of quality learning support programme for advisers

→ Sesame Bankhall Group‟s (SBG) RDR gap-fill library for advisers has been officially CPD accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). This independent recognition was achieved following a robust CII assessment process and demonstrates the quality of support being delivered to Sesame network members and customers of Bankhall and PMS.

Sesame Bankhall Group awarded CII gap fill accreditation in recognition of quality learning support programme for advisers

Learning events programme also receives CII kitemark following annual review Sesame Bankhall Group‟s (SBG) RDR gap-fill library for advisers has been officially CPD accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). This independent recognition was achieved following a robust CII assessment process and demonstrates the quality of support being delivered to Sesame network members and customers of Bankhall and PMS.

Many advisers find themselves in the familiar position of having taken various „legacy‟ examinations over the years, some of which count towards the new Level 4 RDR standard. This results in a number of knowledge gaps against the new range of learning outcomes introduced by the FSA.

Earlier this year, SBG responded by developing a new flexible and interactive gap-fill library to improve the learning experience for busy advisers. It contains a mixture of videos, case studies, reading and short question tests that help to validate advisers‟ learning, or be used as a gap-fill activity on their own. Advisers can also use SBG‟s gap-fill library to develop their own tailored plan, which is useful for those people who prefer a more structured approach.

The CII has also confirmed that SBG has been successful in the annual review of its adviser learning events programme. The CII‟s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation enables advisers to clearly see the credits / hours that can be achieved linked to the learning events they attend, which assists them in their ongoing CPD requirements.

Lisa Winnard, Sesame Bankhall Group’s director of HR and development said:

Gaining the CII‟s gap fill accreditation demonstrates the quality and value of our learning support. Our gap fill library has been designed to cater for different learning styles and enables advisers to fill all gaps as quickly as possible, leaving them with plenty of time to apply for their Statement of Professional Standing ahead of the RDR deadline.

Together with our qualifications, business development and RDR transition support – delivered online and face-to-face - advisers can be confident in the knowledge that we are providing a comprehensive and high quality learning support programme that will help them to meet the professional and regulatory challenges ahead.

Steve Jenkins, Director – Financial Services Markets, CII said:

Continuing professional development is a core part of professionalism; it builds consumer confidence by maintaining standards of technical expertise and practical application of knowledge and the CII is pleased to recognise Sesame Bankhall Group‟s excellent adviser gap-fill library. It provides technical content, practical application and caters for a variety of learning styles. I am sure many advisers will find it enormously useful.

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