Certificate in Pensions Administration

The Certificate in Pensions Administration is a Special Purpose Award at level 7 (10 ECTS credits) on the National Framework of Qualifications.

The aim of the Certificate is to provide learners with the knowledge & skills required by an individual employed to administer individual or employer related pension arrangements, incorporating both the practical & legislative provisions underpinning the role. The programme has been developed in collaboration with the Irish Institute of Pensions Management (IIPM) to encourage those who actively work for a “Registered Administrator” to obtain formal qualifications.

The programme will be delivered as one module with lectures providing the principal delivery approach. The assessment will incorporate an assignment and exam.

Who is the programme for?

The programme will appeal to learners, who possess a level 6 qualification in finance or other cognate areas and would like to up skill further in this relevant area at level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Certificate in Pensions Administration


Certificate in Pensions Administration – Special Purpose Award Level 7 (10 ECTS Credits), awarded by HETAC.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold a Higher Certificate at level 6 or equivalent qualification in business, HRM, finance or other cognate fields.

Applicants without a Level 6 qualification will also be considered for admission based
on work and other educational experience.

Enrol at NCI.