Questions and Answers
How many questions have to be answered during the examination?
How long does the examination last and can I repeat it if I fail?
1 hour. The examination can be repeated as many times as is required (re-registration).
Which material is relevant for the examination?
The "Theory & Regulations" and "Practical" modules. Detailed information on the modules can be found under Training.
How can I ensure I am fully prepared for the examination?
SIX Repo AG offers training courses for the "Theory & Regulations" and "Practical" modules in which the relevant topics are covered.
In which languages can the examination be completed?
The examination can be completed in German and English.
How does the examination take place and what is the administrative process?
The examination can be completed online at the participant's premises or at SIX Repo Ltd.
Examination at participant's premises: Following registration for the examination, the responsible compliance officer (exam head) of the respective participant receives the login data for the trader. The compliance officer is responsible for ensuring the proper completion of the examination. SIX Repo Ltd. sends the Repo Trader Certificate directly to the traders by e-mail upon them successfully passing the examination. Further information can be found under Examination at participant's premises.
How is the examination structured?
The examination is completed on a computer and comprises a series of multiple-choice questions. The result is displayed after the completion of the examination.
Can aids be used during the examination?
The following aids are available in electronic form for the test:
Trading on SIX Repo AG 2014 – Theory
Trading Rules for the CH Repo Market
Trading Rules for the OTC Spot Markt
Product Specification for the Repo Market CH Repo
Product Specification for the Repo Market OTC Spot
If you have any other questions, please contact us.