The Professional Training and Examinations Centre is a source of approved knowledge in the field of securities and investment. It provides specialized professional exams and training courses that guarantee the enhanced performance of staff and professionals in financial markets and services careers, and also provides them with all the latest developments in this industry and the best internationally-recognized practices.
The Centre cooperates with national and international academic and professional institutes. The teaching process is assumed by a group of specialists having academic as well as professional experience. It should be noted that the certificates of the Centre have obtained recognition and approval by financial institutions and in finance and business circles. Pursuant to the regulatory systems of SCA, passing exams and obtaining the appropriate professional certificates are the conditions for obtaining a professional license.
The SCA Training Centre was established in accordance with the decision of the SCA Board of Directors no. (31/r) of 2009 to approve the agreement signed with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), as well as create a Training Centre within SCA. The Training Centre was regulated in accordance with the decision of the Chairman of the Board no. (12/r) of 2011, and therefore, the administration of the Centre was formed and assigned a number of key duties such as proposing and implementing the annual action plan and the training courses. The Centre was also charged with providing technical and professional training, holding awareness programme for investors in capital markets and supervising relevant activities.
The Training Centre plays a key role in qualifying the professionals in the capital markets sector of the UAE through its Qualification Led Licensing Regime as well as offering internationally accredited professional qualifications.