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Tenet Group and Calibrand announce new RDR Qualification partnership

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Tenet Group, one of the largest IFA networks in the UK has teamed up with the RDR qualification provider Calibrand to offer the new Diploma in Professional Financial Advice to Tenet Group’s members.

Neil Price, Head of Training at Tenet Group, commented “Tenet Group is pleased to be able to offer its members an innovative alternative to the traditional providers. It has a number of attractive benefits to help advisers attain their level 4 qualification.”

Tenet will be providing training courses to support the RDR diploma exams in November with special sittings for members commencing in December at Tenet premises.

“Working with Calibrand we also intend offering monthly exams sittings on "Tenet Tuesdays" at Tenet premises throughout 2011 and 2012” said Price.

The Diploma is a purpose-built qualification for Financial Advisers which fulfils the FSA's Retail Distribution Review (RDR) qualification requirements and the post-2010 reformed Appropriate Examination standards. Awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), no fees or membership pre-requisites are required to register for the Diploma through the Calibrand Adviser Learning Centre.

Calibrand Managing Director Denis Saunders said, "Calibrand is delighted to be working with Tenet to support its members‟ success in their exams” Saunders went on to say that “RDR qualifications need to be simple, attainable and competitively priced. Financial advisers demand clear, readable content, aligned exactly to the syllabus, and a straightforward process. The free practice tests and study material Calibrand provide for the Diploma is already proving very popular with advisers.”

Further details on The Diploma in Professional Financial Advice are available at www.calibrand.com or on 01332 222680 or by email at rdr@calibrand.com.