Associate Membership

Associateship is the first level of qualification granted by Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) at which individuals have the right to describe themselves as an actuary

Associateship carries the designation of AIA (Associate of the Institute of Actuaries) or AFA (Associate of the Faculty of Actuaries)

As an Associate, you will have qualified at a generalist level and have 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.

How do I become an Associate?

To become an Associate member you need to complete the following:

Core Principles subjects (CS1-2, CM1-2 and CB1-3) either by examination or exemption

Core Practices subjects (CP1-3) either by examination or exemption

Personal and Professional Development (PPD)

Professional Skills Course

Further information on modules, including the syllabus and specimen papers, can be found under Curriculum 2019.


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