Welcome to Bespoke Training Solutions

BTS are ‘The Exam Experts’ for the CII R0 papers. We achieve outstanding exam results for clients and candidates. We are specialists in supporting individuals through the CII Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning.
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  • Study: using our study guides
  • Train: by attending our workshops
  • e-Learn: by completing our online learning programmes
  • Practise: using our R0 Study Buddy app to cement and test your knowledge

This approach has helped thousands of trainee financial advisers, paraplanners, administrators and managers pass the R0 exams on their first attempt.

Our mission is clear

To maximise your chances of success in regulated exams, we follow a simple model based on our proven STEP approach:

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R0 Toolkits

Our BTS Toolkits have been specially designed to guide you through all 6 R0 units, helping you to achieve your CII Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning.

R01

Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics

R02

Investment Principles and Risk

R03

Personal Taxation

R04

Pensions and Retirement Planning

R05

Financial Protection

R06

Financial Planning Practice

Our RESULTS speak for themselves

For candidates who use the BTS STEP approach, pass rates are close to 100% for R01 and R05, and 90% for R02, R03, R04 and R06

STUDY

BTS study guides provide a clear, visual way to study for regulated exams. 

There is no need to purchase the examining body R0 study text, our BTS guides are a complete replacement.

Available in a choice of two formats: printed or digital.

TRAIN

BTS offer face to face and remote workshops, and 1:1 training.

Our training ensures candidates fully understand the concepts that lie behind each of the key learning outcomes.

BTS training can also help identify key syllabus areas that are more popular with the R0 examiner.

E-LEARN

BTS e-Learning is ideal for people who learn best using visual, online and interactive tools.

It allows you to work through your R0 studies at your own pace, with the BTS team behind you all the way.

BTS e-Learning can again show you the key syllabus areas that are more popular with the R0 examiner.

PRACTISE

The BTS R0 Study Buddy app replicates the CII exam standard as closely as possible.

Practise exam questions on your mobile device with fully explained answers.

The app allows you to complete full specimen exams and/or concentrate on a key learning outcome.

18 Years of Expertise: Why you can trust Bespoke Training Solutions to further your success…

BTS are ‘The Exam Experts’ for the CII R0 papers. We specialise in supporting individuals through the CII Diploma in Financial Planning, more commonly known as the R0 exams.

With over 18 years’ experience, our unique STEP approach has helped thousands of trainee advisers, paraplanners, administrators and managers achieve a first-time exam pass.

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