Communications Practice

Communicating outside

The aim of Communications Practice (CP3) is to ensure that actuaries can communicate effectively when relating concepts used by actuaries to recipients without technical expertise and that they can undertake an element of self-reflection in their communication.

It builds on material covered in subject CP1 which in turn builds on some of the tools taught in the earlier subjects.

Communications Practice (CP3)

Core Practices

The CP3 exam will assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing to a non-actuarial/non-technical audience. The CP3 computer-based exam will consist of a single written exam.

From September 2021, an additional 5 minutes has been added to each paper to allow for candidates to download or print, if required, their exam paper.

CP3 Syllabus for 2024 Exams (PDF, 73 KB)

Exam format: 3 hour 5 mins exam. Advanced material will be released 3 days prior to the exam.

Recommended study hours: 60


Specimen papers and materials

Communications Practice (CP3) advance material

Communications Practice (CP3) exam guide

Communications Practice (CP3) exam paper