Competency Test

Protection Advice – £65* inc VAT

Let’s get straight into things:
  • 60 minute online test
  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • 1 correct answer per question
  • Personalised feedback on areas for development
What’s covered

The test includes 35 questions on technical knowledge and 15 case study scenarios to test your application of providing protection insurance advice.


Please note that this test has more weighting towards personal protection, than business and group protection elements.

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This test is designed to help you in your continued professional development.

This exam is not a replacement for official industry related qualifications.


  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Business Protection Insurance
  • Group Protection Insurance
  • Consumer Vulnerability
  • Underwriting
  • Case Study Scenarios

The purpose of this exam is to help identify any areas of protection advice that you or your team might need to brush up on. It is to help identify any training needs to strength your ability to provide protection insurance advice. After you have completed the test you will receive individual feedback upon any topics that you did not answer correctly. We want you to walk away from this quiz with confidence in your understanding of protection advice.

*early bird discount

How It Works:
  1. You need to have an account with Advice for Advisers to access the test. 
  2. Once you are in your account you will be able to see a ‘Purchase Test’ page on our website.
  3. After you have agreed to our Terms and Conditions you can then buy your online test.
  4. In our shop you can pay for your test online quickly and with all major payment cards.
  5. Soon after your order has been processed we will send you an email to notify you that your exam is ready, with instructions on how to access it.
  6. You can then take your test. Please note that once you have started your test we will not issue any refunds.
  7. You will receive personalised feedback on areas to focus your learning upon.