RE Certificate 2019
There are 2 sets of material which can be utilized for preparation purposes:
The Preparation Guide for RE1 and RE5 which is available at https://www.fsca.co.za/Regulated Entities/Pages/LR-FAIS-Amendments.aspx and
The legislation itself. The Preparation Guide refers to the relevant sections in the Act and subordinate legislation that must be studied.
The Preparation Guides are invaluable as they state the content of the examinations, in that they seek to explain what the examination questions will be testing. All examination questions are based upon the content as set out and in addition the Preparation Guides draw up exactly where you can find the pertinent info in the legislation.
The task describes what the candidate must be able to do in respect of the legislation.
The qualifying criteria refer to the knowledge that a person must have to perform the task.
REFERENCE / MOTIVATION
In this column the reference to the actual legislation is provided – if you read the particular section of the legislation, then you will have the required knowledge as referred to in the qualifying criteria.
Every question in the question bank for all the regulatory examinations is based upon the “qualifying criteria” (or the knowledge column) as explained. The questions must be linked to these knowledge criteria otherwise it may not be included in the examination as an examination question.
One can not expect to be checked on legislation without having read the legislation. By reading the legislation you will get utilized to the definitions, terms and the manner in which the legislation is prepared. Checking out the legislation will help you to interpret the questions correctly.
Training Material for RE Exams
There are several guides available from different providers including INSETA. It is important to ensure you use updated and correct study material so you don’t get nasty surprises during the exams. Lets Study have compiled a study guide which is available when you attend a workshop or can be ordered online or by calling our offices.
The printed guide contains all the relevant information you will need to study to pass your exams.
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