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Our License - your seal of quality

SIX Swiss Exchange training and examinations for traders and reporting agents set a high benchmark in terms of quality and client service. They ensure that traders and reporting agents have the necessary expertise in securities trading and transaction reporting in order to grant a smooth process.

The training programs and the respective exams are coordinated and managed by the SIX Swiss Exchange Member Education Team, allowing traders and reporting agents to benefit from the real-world expertise of specialists in different departments as well as from attractive terms.

Training sessions are held at SIX Swiss Exchange premises, or on request on site at client locations outside Switzerland. It is also possible to prepare for the exam by distance learning using the extensive preparatory materials and practice test available online.

Trader trainings and examinitions

The training concept is aimed at all SIX Swiss Exchange traders with or without a license recognized by SIX Swiss Exchange. A special exam is available for senior traders with more than 5 years of professional experience.

Reporting Agent training and exam

The training concept enables middle- and back office employees of SIX Swiss Exchange trading participants to report on exchange - off order book trade reports to the exchange.

Training sessions are held at SIX Swiss Exchange premises, or on request on site at client locations outside Switzerland. It is also possible to prepare for the exam by distance learning using the extensive preparatory materials and practice tests available online.

The examinations have a modular structure. Traders and reporting agents employed by SIX Swiss Exchange participants can take the exam online at the participant's premises. The exam may be taken at any time and participants can run the exam for individuals or groups. On completing the exam, the results are displayed promptly on the screen and can be printed out. Traders employed by Reporting Members must take the exam at SIX Swiss Exchange premises.

Courses and Exam Modules Duration CHF per person Location Language
Training for Traders Rules & Regulations,
Trading
1 day 1'000 Zurich
London
Geneva
G, E
E
E
Trader Examination Rules & Regulations,
Trading
2 hours 550 Participant's location
(web-based)
G, E

For traders with a recognized licence

Courses and Exam Modules Duration CHF per person Location Language
Training for Licensed Traders Trading 1/2 day 500 Zurich
London
Geneva
G, E
E
E
Trader Examination for Licensed Traders Trading 1 hour 500 Participant's location
(web-based)
G, E

For senior traders with a recognized license and > 5 years of professional experience

Courses and Exam Modules Duration CHF per person Location Language
Training for Licensed Senior Traders Trading 1/2 day 500 Zurich
London
Geneva
G, E
E
E
Trader Examination for Licensed Senior Traders Trading
(Senior contents)
45 minutes 500 Participant's location
(web-based)
G, E

We also offer the trainings as on-site courses at the participant's and the Reporting Member's location

On-site Training for Traders Modules Duration CHF per person Location Language
Training for Traders Rules & Regulations,
Trading
1 day 1'500 By agreement
(min. four people)
G, E
Training for Licensed Traders and Licensed Senior Traders Rules & Regulations,
Trading
1/2 day 1'000 By agreement
(min. four people)
G, E

For Reporting Agents from SIX Swiss Exchange Participants and Reporting Members

Courses and Exam Modules Duration CHF per person Location Language
Reporting Agent Training"Reporting Agent" 1/2 day 300 Zurich G, E
Reporting Agent Examination"Reporting Agent" 1 hour 200 Participant's location (online) for SIX Swiss Exchange Participants; At SIX premises for Reporting Members G, E