IIZ announces special exams for COP in Retirement Fund Trusteeship


By Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori

The Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe (IIZ) announced that it will hold special examinations for those writing the COP in Retirement Fund Trusteeship.

The exams are going to be held on the 21st of November 2016, and will be closing on the 4th of November 2016.

“This exam will be open to all those who missed the October deadline and those who would have not made it in the October examinations,” said IIZ

The Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe  introduced a Trusteeship qualification at COP level, as a way of bridging the knowledge gap for Trustees in Zimbabwe .

The qualification entitled “COP in Retirement Fund Trusteeship” is a one module exam which comes as a two hour multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 70%. The module covers the following topics;

  • The Structure of Retirement Funds
  • Types of Retirement Funds
  • General Principles of Trusteeship
  • Trustees Duties and Responsibilities
  • Fiduciary Duties of Trustees
  • Fund Types and Benefits

Practising Trustees and Prospective trustees should study for the COP  in Retirement Fund Trusteeship.


Exams are written in the following exam centres

  • Harare
  • Bulawayo
  • Gweru
  • Mutare
  • Masvingo
  • Francistown
  • Maputo
  • Gaborone

IIZ also announced that results for the COP in Retirement Fund Trusteeship October sitting will be released on the 26th of October 2016.

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