Derivatives Accreditation – Scholarships still open

Providing continuous learning whilst adding to existing skill set and experience are often the most important part of career progression increasing your ability to retain staff.

The derivatives accreditation program provides a great opportunity for desk assistants, operations staff and junior advisers to expand their knowledge and understanding of equity markets through derivatives.

Level 1 Accreditation

The subject content examines in detail the derivatives sector of the finance and investment industry and the range of market participants and product types. The characteristics and uses of various derivative products are considered in-depth in order to determine their suitability and application in a wealth creation strategy. Also covered are the regulatory and taxation environments affecting the use of derivatives products.

Level 2 Accreditation

Expands on knowledge learnt via the level 1 accreditation with a focus on margins, advanced trading strategies and provides successful students the ability to advise clients in all option strategies.

Scholarship details/benefits

Scholarship recipients have three (3) months to complete either course unless when enrolling in both where twelve (12) months time is provided.

In addition to receiving the ASIC Regulatory Guide RG146 for Derivatives at Tier 1 level, if claiming CPD, both courses provide 20 CPD hours, the breakdown as follows: Technical competence 10 hours | Regulatory compliance and consumer protection 5 hours | General 5 hours.

Each Scholarship is valued up to $400 and covers the full cost of the ADA 1 or ADA 2 enrolment plus a complimentary one hour training session.

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FREE ADA1 Training session – 30 March 2022

On Wednesday 30 March from 12 midday to 1.30pm, Graham O’Brien, Head of Equity Market Sales and Equity Derivatives at ASX, will deliver an Accredited Derivatives Adviser Level 1 training session. Whether currently studying derivatives or thinking about it, this training to help you with your course study. Graham will take you through each of the modules that make up the course and you will have opportunities to ask questions. Contact Silvana Eccles [email protected] for more information.