Professional Skills Training (PST) requirements for each category of Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) membership are defined in the CPD Scheme 2017/2018

Professional Skills Training (PST) for IFoA members falls into three stages:

Professional Skills Training (PST) requirements for each membership category

Category 1 members

Category 1 members must complete Stage 3 which comprises two hours of PST, as set out in CPD Scheme 2017/2018 Schedule 3.

Category 2 members

Category 2 members must complete one of the following PST stages in each CPD year:

  • Stage 3 (for full details read CPD Scheme 2017/2018 Schedule 3)
    Most fully regulated Associates and Fellows will have completed Stage 2 of the PST before reaching Category 2 and will therefore be required to undertake Stage 3 each year.
  • Stage 2 Professional Skills Course (for full details read CPD Scheme 2017/2018 Schedule 2)
    Category 2 members who have not yet completed Stage 2 of the PST must do so within one year of transferring to the category of Fellow. Members will progress to Stage 3 of the PST in the following CPD year.

Category 3 members

Category 3 members must complete one of the following PST stages in each CPD year:

Category 4 members

There is no PST requirement for Category 4 members.

Category 5 members

Category 5 members are required to undertake the following PST stages at the time specified below:

Category 6 members

Category 6 members must undertake Stage 1 (see Schedule 1 of the CPD Scheme) by the end of their first CPD year.

Category 7 members

There is no PST requirement for Category 7 members.

Category 8 members

There is no PST requirement for Category 8 members.

Contact Details

If you have any questions about Professional Skills Training (PST) please contact the Professional Regulation Manager.

professional.skills@actuaries.org.uk