Financial Markets Practitioner


What does a Financial Markets Practitioner do?

The occupation of financial markets practitioner includes traders who invest in securities and various other financial products on behalf of institutional corporate and private clients, as well as administrator staff such as settlement officers were responsible for the finalization of financial markets transactions.


What is the study path to become a Financial Markets Practitioner?

Entry into this occupation starts than NQF level 6 qualification in the financial fields. This is followed by the Occupational certification: Financial Markets Practitioner. Knowledge and practical components are utilized in the learnership phase. Accredited tertiary institutions also offer advanced diplomas in financial markets. It must be noted that a final exam by the South African Institute of Stockbrokers has to be completed in order to obtain the designation a stockbroker.


Professional bodies:

South African Institute for Financial Markets (SAIFM)

South African Institute of Stockbrokers (SAIS)

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