[ONLINE] Familiarisation Programme for Trading Representatives (FPTR) I & II

[ONLINE] Familiarisation Programme for Trading Representatives (FPTR) I & II

Learn ONLINE and fulfil your entry requirements to be registered as a Trading Representative (TR)

The Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) is pleased to announce the revised standalone structure as approved by Securities Commission Malaysia for the Familiarisation Programme for Trading Representatives (FPTR). This programme is designed as a learning tutorial covering the knowledge and skills relevant for Trading Representatives (TRs) pursuant to the Licensing Handbook  to carry out their duties competently and in compliance with prevailing laws and regulations.

New revised structure now available which consists of learning and revision programmes through online delivery!

With the revised structure, candidates will have the flexibility to learn at their own pace as well as have more learning avenues and learning time (maximum of 2 months access to the eFPTR) before attempting the assessment.

FAMILIARISATION PROGRAMME FOR TRADING REPRESENTATIVES I (FPTR I)

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FAMILIARISATION PROGRAMME FOR TRADING REPRESENTATIVES II (FPTR II)

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SCHEDULE & PROGRAMME OUTLINE

FPTR I

eFPTR I Learning Programme +  Assessment

The eFPTR1 is a self-directed online learning programme offered via the SIDC Learning Management System (SIDC eLearn) platform comprising of 11 modules. It is designed as a learning tutorial covering the knowledge and skills relevant for Trading Representative (TRs) (as defined in the Licensing Handbook) to carry out their duties competently and in compliance with prevailing laws and regulations. The broad spectrum of e-learning tutorials will provide a comprehensive understanding of the Malaysian securities market for Trading Representatives (TRs) working with Participating Organisations (POs) to carry out their duties effectively and in compliance with the law.

Upon completion of this learning programme in accordance to the recommended learning hours set out below, participants will be better prepared to undertake the FPTR1 Assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the programme, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the general overview of the Malaysian securities markets and its main participants
  • Explain the regulatory structure of the securities industry in Malaysia
  • Explain the main laws and regulations governing the operation of the securities industry in Malaysia
  • Illustrate the relationship between the stockbroking company, licensed representative, trading representatives and clients
  • Describe the activities and current trends connected to money laundering and terrorism financing and the Malaysian regulatory approach towards them
  • Outline the licensing requirements and obligations of person(s) who carries (carry) on the business of dealing in securities and their representatives
  • Define various securities offences and description of how they are regulated
  • Describe the operations of the stock market in Malaysia
  • Recognize the uses of financial statements and its significance in financial and investment analysis
  • Identify essential elements of financial statements which are used in carrying fundamental analysis
  • Explain the features, characteristics and risk associated to various capital market products.

Recommended Learning Hours

5.5 hours to complete all 11 modules (including the knowledge-check)

Competencies

FOR01 Anti-Money Laundering
FOR02 Capital Market Institutions
FOR03 Capital Market Intermediaries
FOP02 Capital Market Fundamentals
FOP03 Capital Market Products
FUT05 Fundamental Analysis
FUP16 Securities Trading
FUP18 Settlement of Securities Trades

All at proficiency level 2

Target Audience

Designed for those who intend to be to be registered as a Trading Representative (TR) pursuant to the Licensing Handbook.

FPTR II

eFPTR II Learning Programme +  Assessment

The eFPTR II is a self-directed online learning programme offered via the SIDC Learning Management System (SIDC eLearn) platform comprising of 16 modules. It is designed as a learning tutorial covering the knowledge and skills relevant to individuals who have passed the FPTR 1 (or previous FPRR1) assessment and intend to apply for a Capital Market Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) to carry on the regulated activity of dealing in securities.

Upon completion of this learning programme in accordance to the recommended learning hours set out below, participants will be better prepared to undertake the FPTR2 Assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the programme, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the Malaysian capital market regulatory framework;
  • Describe the functions and activities of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, its components and market participants;
  • Identify the screening criteria for Shariah securities for the Islamic capital market;
  • Distinguish the characteristics of the various forms of corporate structure in Malaysia;
  • Explain the duties and rights of Participating Organisations (POs) as well as the rules governing their relationship with clients;
  • Identify the various types of securities offences under the Capital Market and Services Act;
  • Explain the key essence of money laundering and terrorism financing as well as the obligation to protect clients’ information;
  • Outline the various steps and processes of raising capital in the Main market, ACE Market and LEAP Market;
  • Describe the essential elements of a contract and common law remedies for breach of contract;
  • Describe the licensing framework which operates in Malaysia;
  • Identify the characteristics and regulations governing take-overs and mergers in Malaysia;
  • Explain the trading conducts and mechanism on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad;
  • Distinguish between fundamental and technical analysis in analysing stock performance;
  • Recognise the users and uses of financial statements in financial and investment analysis;
  • Identify elements of financial statements and extract key information available for carrying fundamental analysis;
  • Describe and distinguish the various available capital market products such as equity, fixed income, bonds, structured products and exchange-traded funds;
  • Apply the appropriate concepts in the pricing and valuation of equity securities, fixed income and bond contracts; and
  • Apply technical analysis in evaluating the performance of a stock

Recommended Learning Hours

8 hours to complete all 16 modules (including the knowledge-check)

Competencies

FOR04 Capital Market Products Regulations (proficiency level 2)
FOR06 Takeovers and Mergers (proficiency level 2)
FOR01 Anti-Money Laundering
FOR02 Capital Market Institutions
FOR03 Capital Market Intermediaries
FUP16 Securities Trading
FUP18 Settlement of Securities Trades
FOR05 Islamic Capital Market Regulations
FUP14 Know Your Client
FOP01 Capital Market Environment
FOP02 Capital Market Fundamentals
FOP03 Capital Market Products
FUT05 Fundamental Analysis
FUT07 Technical Analysis

All at proficiency level 3

Target Audience

Designed for those who have passed the FPTR 1 (or previous FPRR1) assessment and intend to apply for a Capital Market Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) to carry on the regulated activity of dealing in securities.

MOCK UP

COMPUTER-BASED EXAMINATION MOCK-UP

This computer-based examination mock-up is intended to assist candidates in familiarising themselves with the format of the SIDC Assessment system. Candidates are encouraged to attempt the mock-up prior to their actual examinations.

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