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BTS R06 Workshops are filling up fast

BTS have scheduled three two-day R06 workshops in the lead up to the April R06 exam. For this group of workshops we have chosen dates that immediately follow the release of the case studies, as part of a cunning exam strategy! The R06 workshop dates are: 25th - 26th March Leadenhall Building London (now full) [...]

By | March 17th, 2019|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

What can help me pass my CII’s R01 exam?

We are now into 2019, and facing the usual challenges that make passing any Chartered Insurance Institute exams a whole lot tougher… If you are not aware of the challenges, a couple of key ones are: No CII face to face workshops The CII pulled out of offering learners any workshop support at the start [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

Are you sitting the CII R06 exam in October?

Well here we are again, starting the run up to the next R06 exam sitting in October. We have just had the July exam results released last Friday, so this is a good time to take stock of how BTS and our R06 students fared. What were BTS results like? Pretty good. Luiza ran a couple [...]

By | August 20th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

BTS have been hot off the R06 mark…

The two R06 case studies were released on Friday and since then our designers have been hard at work producing the BTS analysis document. Our aim was to get this to you in a speedy fashion, with no compromises on quality, so that you have plenty of time to get to know the exam case [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

Here we go again…

The time is upon us for another R06 exam. The Integrated Financial Planning R06 exam is different from all the other CII R0 exams. The main differences are: It is less ‘technical’ in terms of the knowledge that it tests In the other R0 exams, such as R03, you literally need to know all there [...]

By | June 16th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

BTS Open Workshops 2018; an update…

We have just finished the first quarter of BTS offering face to face open R0 workshops, after the CII pulled out of this market. We had no idea if there would be an appetite out there for what BTS can offer. How have BTS R0 workshops been received? Well, you will not be surprised to [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

Are you sitting the CII R06 exam in April?

The CII R06 Financial Planning Practice paper is different from the other five required for the QCF level 4 qualification: the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. It is a three-hour written paper. Two case studies are sent to students two weeks before the exam sitting, allowing pre-exam preparation to be completed. As it is hand-marked, [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

BTS hit the RO1 jackpot again.

BTS have recently started working with a new client, running an Academy for a group of seven of their new employees with little or no financial services experience. The plan is to upskill these people with a level 4 qualification within a six-month period. In the main, they will be full time employees who will [...]

By | March 10th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|1 Comment

Passing CII RO exams

Now that the dust has settled following the CII’s attempt to introduce a package system for R0 and AF exams, it is time to look at how BTS open R0 workshops are going, and what else is on offer in the marketplace to support students. The 2017 CII country wide pass-rates are out. They make [...]

By | March 4th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments

R05 Workshop Soundbites

BTS have recently ran a series of R05 workshops for one of our wealth management clients. This involved two 2-day workshops for four separate groups, Edinburgh, London, Solihull and Manchester. The attendees were mainly second careerists with little or no financial services experience. R05 is always talked about as an 'easier' exam in the RO set. [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|BTS News, Talking Points|0 Comments