CA1 is one of the three Core Applications (CA) subjects that all students have to pass or obtain exemptions from.
Visit Exam exemptions for more information about how to apply for exemptions from the professional exams.
There are two opportunities each year to sit this exam: in April, and in September/October.
For the April exam sitting, bookings will open in January/February each year; for the September/October exam sitting, bookings will open in July. Exam bookings are open for a limited period for each exam, and you must make your application by the closing date given on the form. You will need to pay the exam fee when you apply for the exam.
The exams will be based on the syllabus as supported by the core reading. The ActEd course material will be the main source of tuition as it expands on the core reading. The recommended study time for this exam is 400 hours depending on your past educational background in the subject
To gain exemptions through a university course, it is necessary to successfully complete the full degree or diploma and to gain sufficiently high marks to qualify for subject exemptions
Check our list of University courses with exemptions.
Each of Subjects CT1–CT8 provides principles and tools that are built upon in Actuarial Risk Management.
The Specialist Technical Subjects ST1–ST9 and the Specialist Applications Subjects SA1–SA6 use the concepts developed in this subject to solve complex problems, to produce coherent advice and to make recommendations in specific practice areas.
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