Welcome to Wiser Academy, the first choice provider of professional qualifications and skills

training to the UK Insurance Industry.

All of our training has been specifically written for the insurance industry and has been tried, tested and perfected

within a broking environment so you can be sure working with us is a worthwhile investment in your staff and your company.


About US

Wiser Academy was established in 2014, its key aim to become the training provider of choice for the UK insurance and wider financial sector. 

In an industry whereby human resources are an essential asset, training and development should be at the heart of every business. The Academy is passionate about encouraging businesses to invest in high quality learning and development support for their employees.

Wiser Academy takes pride in the fact they are from the Insurance industry, they know exactly the challenges and demands faced by insurance companies and brokers and how the right training can make a positive impact.

We offer a selection of professional and personal development training courses, delivered by highly experienced trainers, across a number of key areas tailored exclusively for the insurance industry.

The training courses can be delivered in one off workshops at Wiser Academy based in either Andover or Swindon, alternatively we can provide the training ‘in-house’ at your premises or at another suitable location of your choice.

Our face-to-face learning programmes are generally the length of a standard working day (9-5) however; we do offer a variety of different learning solutions. Please use the enquiry form or contact us to discuss your specific requirements and we will do everything we can to accommodate you and your business.


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OUR Courses

Wiser Academy specialises in the design and delivery of bespoke learning, training and coaching
solutions specific to your needs. All of the courses we offer are listed below, but if you do have any queries
or concerns please get in touch. 

Our trainers have over 30 years of combined experience and can deliver training to as many staff as you
require with flexible training dates to suit you.

The Fast Track Cert CII course is the Academy’s most popular course, with a 98% success rate it’s no surprise so many people have already chosen it to start their journey on the professional ladder of CII qualifications.
In just 12 days you will learn three modules, including the mandatory IF1 module and take the exams. Upon completion you will be awarded the CII Certificate in Insurance. If 12 days out of the office isn’t practical we can tailor the course to meet your needs and time restraints.
The Fast Track Cert CII course is the Academy’s most popular course with a 98% success rate! In just 12 days you will learn three modules, including the mandatory IF1 module and take the exams. Upon completion you will be awarded the CII Certificate in Insurance.

The Wiser Academy’s Virtual Classroom is a new platform for us to bring you many of the benefits of our face-to-face training, without the logistical issues and associated costs of leaving the office.

The Diploma in insurance is a technical and supervisory qualification for insurance staff working across all sectors of the industry. The Diploma will provide you with a firm understanding of insurance fundamentals and will develop advanced technical knowledge.

Wiser Academy is one of the UK’s leading training providers for the insurance and wider financial sector.
By using the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) curriculum we have devised a highly interactive and engaging distance learning package for its much renowned Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII) qualification. Enjoy the quality of Wiser Academy’s award winning Cert CII training, “LIVE” without leaving your office.
We have devised a highly interactive and engaging distance learning package using the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) curriculum so anyone can enjoy the quality of Wiser Academy’s award winning Cert CII training, “LIVE” without leaving your office where ever you are.

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The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters have teamed up with Wiser Academy in an exclusive arrangement to help members gain their Cert CILA qualification.

Our highly experienced team currently develop a number of flexible, affordable and highly successful courses to support staff within the industry to achieve the CII qualifications, at both certificate and diploma level.

Based in Andover and Swindon, our Academy offers a relaxed learning environment and is equipped to deliver first class programmes. The Academy prides itself on the support and coaching it offers our delegates, constructed to give businesses and employees the tools they need to attain there learning aspirations.









Welcome to Kick-Start. a Co-Funded Insurance apprenticeship programme which includes the Cert CII qualification.

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What is Kick-Start?

Kick-Start is a training programme for those in the industry who are not yet qualified. The purpose of the programme is to provide skills and qualifications that are needed to enhance career opportunities.

Wiser Academy have secured 90% government funding for this programme, meaning only a 10% contribution is required.

What would I learn?

The first stage of the Kick-Start programme will see learners complete the Cert CII qualification. All learners must complete the compulsory module (IF1),however, the other 2 modules are your choice!

Following Cert CII, learners will complete various skills training to improve both work-place and also personal skills. Find out more about what this course offers by viewing our brochure below.

Please note, funding is currently available to businesses trading in England only.

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Learn on-the-go without the need to travel with Digital learning.

eLearning makes learning easy. Our digital platform allows individuals to learn at a time which in convenient for you, without having to travel. Our online courses teach through professional videos which provides end of chapter quizzes to ensure understanding. Learn at your own pace as our system can detect if we’re going to fast or slow and adjust to work more effectively. View our full course list above or enquire with a member of our team. Create a free trail account below and have access to the first module of each course.

Create your free trail account below or call our team on 01264 749 556.


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Cert cii revision

Wiser Academy now offer revision sessions for major IF units which make up the Cert CII qualification.

If you have chosen to study for the CII exams yourself, this is your opportunity to ask a professional trainer any questions that you may have. This will also cover any gaps in your knowledge, and give you a higher chance of passing the exam.

  • Our revision sessions are taught through our virtual classroom in 4 hour sessions.

  • Get the support you need without having to travel and ensure you pass your exam.

  • Reserve your place below!

Available units:

IF1 - IF2 - IF8

Want a different course? Email us at: enquiry@wiseracademy.co.uk to request another unit.(IF4, IF5, IF6, IF9, I10).

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Contact Us

If you’d like to find out more about Wiser Academy or talk about your specific training requirements, you can contact us using the details below.



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TELEPHONE NUMBER (+44) 01264 749 556


Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed



Wiser Academy
Barrett House
Savoy Close
SP10 2HZ



Wiser Academy
York House
Hindle Way




Sure-Start - Management Development Programme for Insurance Professionals

Preparing Business for SM&CR


It all started when…

Sure-Start is a new training programme designed to provide Insurance professionals with the necessary technical, management and leadership skills to be successful in their role.

In addition to the Cert CII qualification this programme also provides Management qualifications as necessary to help fulfil the job responsibilities of our learners and in preparation for SM&CR.