Programme Brief

CISI’s International Introduction to Securities and Investment (IISI) provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry with a specific focus on investments from a global perspective. As well as being a standalone qualification, this programme is the introductory unit of CISI’s Investment Operations Certificate (IOC).


Who should attend?

This qualification is intended for new entrants who are beginning their career in the financial services industry. It is also suited to new or experienced investors with an interest in acquiring a more detailed understanding of investment products and financial markets. The programme covers key financial principles and products including assets and markets, equities, bonds, derivatives, investment funds, retirement planning, loans, mortgages, life assurance and protection insurance.

What's more, through the partnership between CISI and ACCA, ACCA members and affiliates can join CISI without having to pay an initial membership joining fee (worth up to £50).

The next intake for the IISI - Introduction to Securities and Investment (International) course offering will be August 7, 2021. Registration will officially start June 1, 2021. (Tentative start date for course)

  • An administration fee of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) is payable on registration, along with tuition fee ($3,000.00). (to be paid to SBCS GLI)

Certification

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is the leading professional body for those who work in, or aspire to work in, the investment sector, and they are passionately committed to enhancing knowledge, skills and integrity – the three pillars of professionalism at the heart of their Chartered body. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, CISI has a global community of more than 40,000 members in 121 countries.


Click here to see the content and structure of the CISI IISI programme.


  • 30 contact hours
  • Champs Fleurs

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. It is intended for new entrants who are beginning their career in the financial services industry.

The next intake for the IISI – Introduction to Securities and Investment (International) course offering will be August 2021. Registration will officially start June 1, 2021.

The IISI course commencement date is on August 7, 2021 (Tentative date)

 
  • An administration fee of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) is payable on registration, along with tuition fee ($3,000.00). (to be paid to SBCS GLI)
  • CISI Registration Fee – £32 (to be paid to CISI)
  • CISI Exam Fee – £205 (to be paid to CISI)

SBCS Global Learning Institute Limited Terms and Conditions

HOW TO REGISTER

Step 1  – Confirm your eligibility. (No formal prerequisite qualifications are required to register for this programme)

Step 2 – Please complete the Online Programme Registration Form, and click submit.

Once the form has been completed, please proceed to make your payment via any of the the following options below (Step 3):

 

Step 3 – Payment can be made via Direct deposit / Online bank transfer. Please click here for further instructions regarding the banking options available.

Please note that online bank transfers can be done from the following banking institutions – Republic Bank, Royal Bank, First Citizens Bank and Scotia Bank.

 

Step 4WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to atec@sbc.edu.tt indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.

 

Note: If an Acceptance Letter is required after registration, kindly note that such requests usually takes three (3) working days to process

 

For further information, please send an email to atec@sbcs.edu.tt

 

SBCS’ Accountancy Training and Education Centre (ATEC) Team consists of:

  • Ms. Malini Bridglalsingh – Manager
  • Ms. Melissa Edwards – Senior Course Administrator
  • Ms. Narina Alexander – Assistant Course Administrator

 

This team is committed to providing you, our students, with prompt and efficient support for your programme, which you as an SBCS student deserve.  We can be contacted at 663-7227 Ext: 1010 – 1013.  However, we encourage you to contact us via e-mail (atec@sbcs.edu.tt), if you are unable to contact us via phone.

About the Examination

The International Introduction to Securities and Investment qualification is examined via computer based testing and exams take place throughout the year.

The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions and lasts 1 hour.

Candidates sitting the exam by Computer Based Testing may have, in addition, up to 10% additional questions as trial questions that will not be separately identified and do not contribute to the result. Candidates will be given proportionately more time to complete the test.

The objective of the examination is to provide candidates with a basic introduction to the financial services industry with a particular focus on investments. It will test candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the following elements:

  • Introduction
  • Economic Environment
  • Financial Assets and Markets
  • Equities/Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Derivatives
  • Investment Funds
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Other Financial Products