Associate membership

Students can become Associate members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and gain the right to describe themselves as an actuary and to use the letters AIA or AFA.

As an actuary and an Associate, you will have a breadth of expertise that brings wide and varied opportunities. Associates have the right to vote on matters affecting the future of the profession and the opportunity to be involved in membership forums, events and research.

To become an Associate you must complete the following:

  • Core technical subjects (CT1-9) either by examination or exemption
  • Core applications subjects (CA1-3) either by examination or exemption
  • If you joined the Faculty or the Institute on or after 1 July 2004 then you must complete one year's worth of work-based skills in the four key dimensions of practical application of actuarial skills, professional and ethical, communication and commercial.
  • Attend a Professional Skills Course