Examination Information

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Guidance Note


Although it is not essential, the IPA does recommend that all students who wish to sit one of the suite of exams have a minimum of at least two years practical insolvency experience within the industry covering each of the various areas to be examined, and have also attended a structured training course with one of the training organisations.

Please note that the CPI, CPPI and CPCI exams are all a three hour handwritten examination.  The use of a laptop is not permitted.

Requests for special circumstances must be submitted two weeks prior to the exam application deadline and any decision made is at the sole discretion of the IPA and is final.


2020 Examination dates

5 June 2020 - CPI/CPPI/CPCI

ICSA will issue venue details two weeks prior to the exam.

Please note you will need to be an IPA student member in order to sit these examinations. 




2020 Examination Fees

CPI  £420
Appeal  £190




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