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Trader Examination for Licensed Senior Traders With > 5 Years of Professional Experience


The Trader Examination for Licensed Senior Traders is open to traders:

  • of SIX Swiss Exchange participants
  • who hold a license recognized by SIX Swiss Exchange
  • with more than 5 years of professional experience since obtaining their recognized licence
  • who to date do not possess the SIX Swiss Exchange Trader Licence

Traders' licences will expire if they remain unregistered after two years. The Trader Examination for Licensed Traders must be passed when re-registering.

For all questions relating to trader training and trader examination, please contact Member Education.

For all questions relating to trader registration, please contact Member Services or click on Registration.

Registration Webpage
Payment Credit Card
Why Requirement of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)
Exam structure The compliance-like exam, which is in multiple choice format, is taken online at the participant's premises.
The result is shown at the end of the exam.

The questions test the trader's knowledge as regards the contents of the "Trading". "Trading on SIX Swiss Exchange, Module 1 - Trading, Version01/16"[pdf] respectively "Trading on SIX Swiss Exchange, Module 2 - Rules and Regulations, Version: 12/15"[pdf].

Pass mark: 70% The exam may be retaken 3 time with the same login details.
Duration / number of questions 60 minutes / 25 questions
Cost CHF 500 per person

Payment is made by credit card when booking. Please note that we do not issue invoices.
Procedure Participants
After signing up, the trader can take the compliance-like exam online at the participant's premises under the supervision of the responsible Compliance Officer.
Participant requirements for trader examinations[pdf]
SIX Swiss Exchange Trader Examination - FAQ[pdf]
Should a participant not be able to provide the necessary infrastructure, the exams can also be conducted in the premises of SIX Swiss Exchange under our supervision.
Languages German and English
Target audience Traders
  • of SIX Swiss Exchangeparticipants
  • who hold a license recognized by SIX Swiss Exchange
  • who have acquired > 5 years of professional experience without interruption since obtaining their recognized licence
  • who to date do not possess the SIX Swiss Exchange Trader Licence
Aim To acquire a trading licence
Preparation Either with a training course or independently using the "Trading on SIX Swiss Exchange, Module 1 - Trading, Version01/16"[pdf] respectively "Trading on SIX Swiss Exchange, Module 2 - Rules and Regulations, Version: 12/15"[pdf].
Aids permitted during the exam None. However, it is permitted to use a calculator.
Remarks We offer the training course for licensed traders as preparation for the compliance-like exam.

Traders' licences will expire if they remain unregistered after two years. The Trader Examination for Licensed Traders must be passed when re-registering.

For all questions relating to trader training and trader examination, please contact Member Education.