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Compliant Use of Social Media in Financial Services Course
Access period: 14 days
CPD hours: 1.0
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R100.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R150.00 incl VAT

This course presented by Linda Graham assists employees in the financial services industry to use social media compliantly. It consists of a video and a short quiz.

Cybersecurity Online Course
Access period: 14 days
CPD hours: 1.0
Cost for members: R150.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R250.00 incl VAT

The FPI-recognised Cybersecurity Online Course has been designed to equip you with the know-how to protect yourself and your business from cybercrime on a day-to-day basis. Cybersecurity is compulsory for FSPs as per Board Notice 194 of 2017.

Ethics and Corporate Governance Online Course
Access period: 30 days
CPD hours: 2.0
Cost for members: R350.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R500.00 incl VAT

By working through this FPI-recognised course, learners will have an in-depth understanding of appropriate ethical behaviour and standards within the South African business community.

Express CPD – Asset Management Issue 2019/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'The Rise of Private Markets, How and Why Asset Management is Changing' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

 

 

 

Express CPD – Budget Speech 2019
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: Free
Cost for non-members: Free

Read through the Old Mutual Budget Stop Press publication for 2019 and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Employee Benefits Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Why Innovative Employee Benefits Are Your Competitive Advantage' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Employee Benefits Issue 2018/2
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'How to Choose the Right Group Risk Cover for Your Clients' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Insurance Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Changes to Insurance Laws Come into Effect' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Investment Issue 2019/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Strong Start to the Year' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Investment Issue 2019/2
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article '12 Things You Need to Know About the Section 12J Tax Incentive' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Medical Aid Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Medical Aid Providers Clamp Down on Fraud' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Medical Aid Podcast 2018
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 1.0
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

The Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi outlines the NHI Bill in Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa. Listen to the podcast and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 1 CPD hour.

Express CPD – Reinsurance Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Terrorism Pools Show Public Private Enterprises How to Adapt to a Changing World' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Retirement Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Legislation Will Ensure Advice for Retirement' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Short-Term Insurance Issue 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Short-Term Insurance Considerations for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Short-Term Insurance Issue 2018/2
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Be Entirely Truthful, Give All the Facts When Taking Out a Policy or Reporting a Claim' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

Express CPD – Short-Term Insurance Issue 2019/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

Read through the article 'Risk and Insurance Essentials for Healthcare Professionals' and complete a five-mark quiz to earn 0.5 CPD hours.

FICA Online Course 2018/19
Access period: 30 days
CPD hours: 3.0
Cost for members: Free
Cost for non-members: R350.00 incl VAT

The FICA Online Course has been reset for those who need to redo the course as part of their annual ongoing training. It is an interactive online training programme, ensuring you are up to date with the FIC Act, the Amendment Act and other anti-money laundering legislation.

Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 30 January 2018:

  • Guidance Note on Reappointing Debarred Representatives
  • Terminating Client Relationships
  • Twin Peaks Newsletter – Issue 3: Phasing in of the Twin Peaks Model
  • Important Dates
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/18
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 26 September 2018: 

  • Draft a business plan that complies with new regulation
  • Consultation paper: Exemption on Services under Supervision – Condition 3 – Supervision Agreement 
  • Draft Conduct Standard – Requiremen...

In this issue published on 26 September 2018: 

  • Draft a business plan that complies with new regulation
  • Consultation paper: Exemption on Services under Supervision – Condition 3 – Supervision Agreement 
  • Draft Conduct Standard – Requirements for the conduct of cell captive insurance business in relation to third party risks
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/19
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 9 October 2018:

  • Proposed changes to the General Code of Conduct – What advisors need to think about to align their advice process
  • Understanding the impact of the consultation paper on the Exemption of Services under Supervision in your prac...

In this issue published on 9 October 2018:

  • Proposed changes to the General Code of Conduct – What advisors need to think about to align their advice process
  • Understanding the impact of the consultation paper on the Exemption of Services under Supervision in your practice
  • Policyholder Protection Rules published by FSCA
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/2
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 13 February 2018: 

  • Dealing with Client Complaints
  • A Brief Overview of the Proposed Changes to the General Code of Conduct
  • Draft Public Compliance Communication No 38A
  • Public Awareness for Cybercrime
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/20
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 23 October 2018:

  • What is Product Specific Training? 
  • Consultation Paper: Exemption of Services Under Supervision, 2018 – Conditions 5 and 6 
  • Earning fees as a short-term advisor 
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/21
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 6 November 2018:

  • Why succession planning is important 
  • Comply with General Code of Conduct when providing advice
  • Amendments to the Long-Term and Short-Term Insurance Regulations
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/22
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 20 November 2018:

  • Establishing a complaints management framework
  • FSCA publishes Consultation Documents for Pension Funds 
  • FIC and SARB committed to working together 
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/23
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 4 December 2018:

  • Know your client and understand your products
  • Exemption of Services under Supervision 2018
  • FAIS Ombud – Change in physical address details
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/3
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 27 February 2018: 

  • The importance of a Client Advice Record and Financial Needs Analysis 
  • Update of Regulatory Examinations – FAIS Information Circular 1/2018 
  • Determination of the Fees payable to the Registrar of Financia...

In this issue published on 27 February 2018: 

  • The importance of a Client Advice Record and Financial Needs Analysis 
  • Update of Regulatory Examinations – FAIS Information Circular 1/2018 
  • Determination of the Fees payable to the Registrar of Financial Services Providers 
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/4
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 13 March 2018: 

  • FIC Amendment Act impacts client onboarding process
  • Proposed amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules 
  • Accreditation to offer Health Service Benefits
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2018/5
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 27 March 2018: 

  • Unpaid debit orders: the painful consequences
  • How does money laundering impact your FSP?
  • Proposed amendments to the General Code of Conduct: ‘replacement’, ‘variation’ and ‘comparison'

In this issue published on 27 March 2018: 

  • Unpaid debit orders: the painful consequences
  • How does money laundering impact your FSP?
  • Proposed amendments to the General Code of Conduct: ‘replacement’, ‘variation’ and ‘comparison'
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2019/1
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 22 January 2019:

  • 2019 Key Compliance Dates
  • Exemption of Services under Supervision - FSCA FAIS Notice 86 of 2018
  • Regulatory Exams Update
  • Category II and IIA Bi-Annual Compliance Reports 
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2019/2
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 5 February 2019:

  • Exemption of Services under Supervision – FSCA FAIS Notice 86 of 2018 – Part 2 
  • FSCA Bulletin – Quarter 2: 2018/19 
  • COFI Bill workshop 
  • And more
Mastering Compliance Newsletter 2019/3
Access period: 2 days
CPD hours: 0.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R50.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R50.00 incl VAT

In this issue published on 19 February 2019:

  • Corporate governance in line with Fit and Proper Requirements
  • Financial Soundness 
  • FSCA Executive Appointments
  • And more
POPI Online Course
Access period: 30 days
CPD hours: 2.5
Cost for members: R350.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R500.00 incl VAT

This is an interactive, FPI-recognised course which will familiarise you with the contents of the POPI Act, ensuring that you are well-informed about how you may be affected, and be fully prepared to become compliant with the Act.

RE 1 Mock Exam 2018
Access period: 30 days
Pass mark: 65%
Cost for members: R250.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R350.00 incl VAT

The RE 1 Mock Exam is designed to get you ready to write your RE 1 Exam and pass it with ease. This does not include the updated content from FAIS Notice 86 of 2018 – Exemption of Services Under Supervision, effective 1 February.

RE 5 Mock Exam 2018
Access period: 30 days
Pass mark: 66%
Cost for members: R250.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R350.00 incl VAT

The RE 5 Mock Exam is designed to get you ready to write your RE 5 Exam and pass it with ease. It does not include the updated content from FAIS Notice 86 of 2018 – Exemption of Services Under Supervision, effective 1 February.

Retirement Planning – Division of Pension Interest on Divorce Course
Access period: 14 days
CPD hours: 1.0
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R100.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R150.00 incl VAT

This course presented by Marius Botha has been designed to unpack the treatment of a member's pension interest when dealing with divorce and when it is deemed to be part of the assets a spouse would be entitled to upon divorce. It consists of three short videos and a five-mark quiz.

Retirement Planning – Retirement Fund Contributions Taxation Course
Access period: 14 days
CPD hours: 1.0
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R100.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R150.00 incl VAT

This course presented by Marius Botha has been designed to equip you with the know-how to understand key technical taxation rules applicable to the deductibility of retirement fund contributions throughout the lifetime of a taxpayer. It consists of a video and a five-mark quiz.

Retirement Planning – Taxation on Lump Sum Benefits Course
Access period: 14 days
CPD hours: 1.5
Pass mark: 60%
Cost for members: R125.00 incl VAT
Cost for non-members: R175.00 incl VAT

This course presented by Marius Botha has been designed to equip you with the know-how to understand key technical taxation rules on lump sum benefits with regard to retirement planning. It consists of a video and a five-mark quiz.

About Masthead Online Learning

Our online courses have been well crafted to keep participants interested and engaged throughout the course.

The courses are broken up into modules and lessons - manageable chunks that are easily digestible - and these modules are accompanied by interactive quizzes.

We make use of formative and summative assessments that not only assist with learning and memory retention, but also provide instant feedback once submitted. You can immediately gauge your level of understanding of the topic at hand.

With our online courses you have total flexibility - learn at your own pace, whenever you can, wherever you are.

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