This assessment is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the Malaysian securities markets. It is the assessment to be passed by individuals who intend to be registered as a Trading Representative (TRs) to act on behalf of a Participating Organisation (PO).
Candidates are advised to refer to the Licensing Handbook for detailed requirements to become a Trading Representative.
Candidates are expected to possess good knowledge and understanding of the subject matter provided in this programme outline and the specified references. It is estimated that this module will require a minimum of 80 hours of self-study time (including 5.5 hours recommended learning hours to complete the 11 modules in the eFPTR 1 Learning Programme or attend the FPTR1 Revision Programme). Candidates may need less or more learning depending on their education background and work experience and will be given at least two (2) months access to the eFPTR1 Learning Programme.
Candidates are expected to update themselves with the latest developments in this assessment as all questions will be continuously updated to reflect these changes. Candidates are permitted to refer their own prescribed reference materials during the assessment. Note that no prescribed reference materials will be provided by the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC).
The prescribed reference materials brought into the assessment by candidates are subject to the terms and conditions of SIDC, details of which are set out in the terms and conditions of the FPTR1.
The prescribed reference materials brought into the assessment by candidates are subjected to the registration terms and conditions. The prescribed reference materials for this module and Assessment Structure can be viewed HERE
Candidates are required to comply with the registration terms and conditions of the SIDC on the conduct of the assessment. Severe penalties will be taken against candidates for any misconduct during the examination.
The syllabus for this assessment is divided into 11 modules which can be viewed HERE