Repo Trader Training & Examination

Repo Trader Training & Examination

Only authorised traders may use the platform of SIX Repo AG This training course is intended for all Repo traders who want to acquire this professional qualification and it serves as a preparation for the trader examination which takes place subsequently.

How do you best prepare?

The training program is designed for all new traders of SIX Repo AG Participants and is held in either German or English at the SIX premises in Zurich.

It is also possible to prepare for the exam by self-studying using the extensive self-study documents.

Training Theory & Practice

Details
Target Audience New traders of SIX Repo AG Participants
Duration
5.5 hours
Timetable 09:00 - 16:00
Costs
free
Location
SIX premises in Zurich
Languages
German and English

Please note that cancellations or postponements must be submitted in writing to SIX Repo Education at least one week prior to the training date.

Module Theory

  • Profile SIX Repo Ltd
  • Overview Repo theory
  • SNB auctions and repo transactions
  • Life cycle of a repo transaction with triparty service
  • Overview of regulations

Module Practice

  • set-up of administrators and users
  • configuration of reference data
  • basic functionalities in the trading GUI
  • processing of trading orders (quoting and bilateral trading)
  • auctions

Trader Examination

Examination Details
Target Audiance New traders of SIX Repo AG Participants
Duration 1 hour
Cost Free
Languages German and English

Please note that cancellations or postponements must be submitted in writing to SIX Repo Education at least one week prior to the training date.

Procedure

The examination is mandatory and can be repeated as often as is necessary. 

At SIX Repo Ltd

The examination is completed under the supervision of SIX Repo Ltd and is held at the premises of SIX in Zurich.

At Participant’s  premises

Following prior registration, the examination can be completed online by the trader at the Participant’s premises. The Participant is responsible for ensuring the proper handling of the examination. The responsible Head Exam (Compliance Officer) receives the login data and all the information required by the trader to complete the examination following the registration.

The candidate is free to choose when to take the examination. 

New Head Exam (Compliance officer) registrations or any changes in personnel, have to be notified to SIX Repo Ltd using the following form:

Exam structure

  • multiple-choice exam
  • 50 questions
  • all self-study documents may be used
  • the CO:RE platform may be used
  • the result is shown online at the end of the exam
  • pass mark: 70%

Registration Training & Examination

Date Time Course Language Location Booked / Available Cost
23 May 2019 09:00 - 17:00 English Zurich 6 / 8 Free Register
19 Jun 2019 09:00 - 17:00 German Zurich 5 / 8 Free Register
17 Jul 2019 09:00 - 17:00 German Zurich 1 / 8 Free Register
28 Aug 2019 09:00 - 17:00 English Zurich 1 / 8 Free Register
18 Sep 2019 09:00 - 17:00 German Zurich 0 / 8 Free Register
23 Oct 2019 09:00 - 17:00 German Zurich 0 / 8 Free Register
20 Nov 2019 09:00 - 17:00 English Zurich 1 / 8 Free Register
18 Dec 2019 09:00 - 17:00 German Zurich 0 / 8 Free Register

FAQ

Any questions?

Please contact us for all questions related to repo trader training.