AIFA gives diploma deadlines

AIFA has announced the final dates for advisers to sign up to its Diploma in Investment Planning.

The Diploma was established to support advisers meet the new Retail Distribution Review (RDR) qualification standards before the 31December 2012 deadline.

1 June is the last date for receipt of new enrolments for written examination. The first examination must be taken before 31 August and rest examinations must be taken by 2 November 2012.

Chris Hannant, policy director of AIFA, said: “The drive towards higher industry qualification standards is an important process in building trust between the profession and the public. However this should not be at the expense of driving highly valued