ALUCA’s Certified Professional Life insurance (CPLI) members are required to achieve a minimum of 35 CPD points across ALUCA’s continuing professional development categories to maintain accreditation. You can read about this in more detail in ALUCA’s CPLI brochure here.
CPLI MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS
For all CPLI accredited memberships ie those higher than ‘Member’ level, you will need to apply on an ALUCA accreditation application form and provide signed copies of educational qualifications, and a current resume to support the application – signed by your Manager as well as providing proof of the time you have spent in the life insurance industry.
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- Application form to upgrade to accredited ALUCA membership for existing members.
- Application form for accredited ALUCA membership for new members.
CPLI TIMEFRAME AND NEXT STEPS
- Once you have completed the relevant application form with all supporting paperwork and signatures, this can then be sent to ALUCA’s secretariat at: email@example.com
- All applications will then be sent to ALUCA’s education panel consisting of a number of Board members and life members. An ALUCA education panel meet quarterly to consider all pending applications. Thus this process can take up to 3 months .
- For new members we will process higher level membership applications at ordinary membership level so you can take full advantage of ALUCA’s many membership benefits.
- Current members will remain at their existing level until their application has been approved at the higher level.
|Academy of Life Underwriting (ALU)||ALU101||2|
|ALU||Medical risk assessment principals (MRAP) Exam 1||1.5|
|ALU||Medical risk assessment principals (MRAP) Exam 2||1.5|
|ANZIIF||Cert IV in Life Insurance||2|
|ANZIIF||Diploma of Life Insurance||4|
|ANZIIF||Diploma of Personal Injury Management||4|
|ANZIIF||Diploma in Financial Planning or Risk Management||2|
|Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)||Certificate in Insurance||2|
|CII||Diploma in Life Insurance||4|
|CII||Advanced Diploma in Insurance||6|
|G&T Risk Management||Trainee UW program-with exams, assessed at Diploma level||3|
|Hospital/Provider approved by ALUCA ie. Sydney Eye Hospital||Medical Terminology course - exam assessable||1|
|Insurer Courses - approved courses by ALUCA education panel with exam assessable content. Please note these will be reviewed annually.||OnePath- Claims trainee course-exam assessable|
TAL-Trainee Underwriting course-exam assessable
AIA-Trainee Underwriting course
|KAPLAN||Cert IV in Life Insurance-Underwriting||2|
|KAPLAN||Cert IV in Life Insurance - Claims||2|
|KAPLAN||Diploma in Financial Planning||2|
|Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF)||Cert IV of Personal Injury Management-Return to Work||2|
|PIEF||Cert IV of Personal Injury Management-Claims||2|
|PIEF||Diploma of Personal Injury Management||4|
|PIEF||Graduate Certificate in Personal Injury Management||6|
|PIEF||Master of Personal Injury Management||8|
|Reinsurer Full Courses||Completion of full set of claims modules or Underwriting modules ie. a minimum of 50+hours duration. Maximum of up to 1point only.||0.25 to 1|
|University/TAFE||Master of Business Administration/Master of Commerce||8|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor of Medicine/Medical Practitioner||8|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor of Accounting/Actuarial/Law||8|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor Nursing/Registered Nurse||6|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor Dietetics, Occupation Therapy, Physiotherapy||6|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor of Business/Commerce with a Major in Insurance||6|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor of Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselling, Social Work etc||6|
|University/TAFE||Other Allied Health Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma||4|
|University/TAFE||Bachelor of Business/Commerce with NO Major in Insurance||4|
|University/TAFE||Unrelated Tertiary degree ie. language degree, history degree etc Maximum of 2 points only to be claimed||1 to 2|
|University/TAFE||Other tertiary education that relates to specific business competencies specific to your role ie. Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Higher points are based on length of course and content||0.25 to 1|
|Insurer or Reinsurer||Approved Training program -as above - Please note that the maximum points are based on a long duration course that is assessable.||0.25 to 1|
NB: Please note that the criteria for the membership categories may be altered by the Board in future to ensure we align with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The list of suitable courses and activities is also constantly being refined and updated to reflect evolving development activity and regulatory requirements of the life insurance industry. The education panel will assess each application and the qualifications submitted to support each application looking at the content and duration of courses and how this relates to life insurance and the persons competencies/professional development.