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Changes to Work Based Skills (WBS) – Exam Series 6

Changes to the Actuarial Study Scheme - Part 6 The current Work-Based Skills process is to be replaced by the new PPD (Personal and Professional Development) scheme as part of the changes for the actuarial qualification process. The new PPD scheme is coming into...

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Core Application Subjects (CAs) – Exam Series 3

Changes to the Actuarial Qualification Scheme - Part 3 Under the new actuarial qualification scheme, the Core Applications (CA) category of exams will now be known as Core Practices (CP). The CP1 exam consists of two exams i.e. a 3 hour paper exam which requires short...

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Introduction – Exam Series I

Changes to the Actuarial Study Scheme - Part 1 As you are likely aware, the exam curriculum for admission to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is being updated to reflect the changing role of the actuarial profession in the modern workplace, and to reflect...

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Raretec 2017 Christmas Charity Draw

Thank you to all who participated in the Raretec Christmas draw.  We were delighted with the response and each person who responded increased the donation by 1 euro.  When we added it all up we were able to send the Dublin Simon Community €2000.00.  The lucky winners...

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Irish Actuarial Market Developments Q3 2017

While this is usually considered as a relatively quiet time of the year for the Irish Actuarial market, we have found that it has been busy right through the summer with no sign of slowing down. This goes in hand with the Irish economy continuing to do well and also...

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Guide to the 2017 Actuarial Study Scheme