There are two enrolment sessions each year for the International Certificate:
1September to 31 December in preparation for the June examinations, and
1 February to 31 May in preparation for the November examinations.
Enrolment is now open in preparation for the November 2013 examinations. An application form can be downloaded here.
The fees for the the next enrolment session are as follows:
Standard UK rate - includes Induction Day and Revision Workshop
Overseas rate - excludes Induction Day and Revision Workshop
Overseas Low GDP rate - excludes Induction Day and Revision Workshop
*Members of the New Zealand Society for Risk Management (NZSRM) are entitled to a 10% discount when enrolling on the International Certificate in Risk Management.
The Certificate fee covers the following:
- Detailed handbook describing the course content, syllabus, learning outcomes, etc. plus guidance on studying, self assessed questions and other reference material
- On-line study materials and student support
- 1 x Induction Day (if standard rate fee paid)
- 1 x Revision Workshop (if standard rate fee paid)
- Practice examination questions and examples of past examination papers
- Entry to the examinations
- All IRM member benefits and services, including discounts on IRM and associated events
When you enrol on the International Certificate you will automatically be registered as a student member of IRM. On successful completion of the examinations you will receive an invitation to apply for Certificant membership of IRM and the use of the designation - CIRM.
The Institute of Risk Management offers concessionary rates to students living, studying and sitting their examinations in one of the countries listed below.
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China (People’s Republic of), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gabon, Gambia (The), Gaza Strip, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia (Federated states of), Moldova (Republic of), Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Paracel Islands, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Students meeting these criteria may pay the low GDP rate which is £1,372.
IRM Member and Partner discounts
Members of SWERMA, NORIMA, AIRMIC, and the Chartered Quality Institute are eligible for a 10% discount on the standard UK rate.
Affiliate members of IRM wishing to enrol on the International Certificate are also offered a 10% discount on the standard UK rate.
A special rate of £1,516 is available to members of PRIMA and ALARM.
The standard course fee includes an Induction Day and a one-day Revision Workshop. Designed to help students get the most from their studies and prepare for the examinations, these days also provide a unique opportunity to meet with examiners and fellow students and to share information and experiences.
Please note that the Induction Day and the Revision Workshop will be held in the UK. Overseas students are welcome to attend for an additional fee of £295 per day. All students must make their own travel and accommodation arrangements and are responsible for any associated costs. Spaces on these events will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.
Other Additional costs
If you are unsuccessful in your Certificate examinations you may apply to re-sit the failed module(s) in the following session. A re-sit fee per module is payable.
Overseas candidates in areas other than those listed may apply for a Special Examination Centre. The Special Centre application form together with full guidance notes can be downloaded here.
We recognise that a change of circumstances may mean that a student has to withdraw from their course of study. A refund of the fee paid less an administration charge of £250 will be made if written notice is received by the Institute before the close of the enrolment period. No refunds are permitted after the enrolment closing date.
Certificate Regulations and Guidance for Students
By enrolling on the Certificate you will be deemed to have agreed to abide by IRM’s Code of Conduct and its Qualification and Examination Regulations. An overview of the Certificate Regulations can be found here. Please ensure you read these before submitting your application.