The Investments Bridging Course is designed to bring students up to the minimum investments knowledge requirements set by the International Actuarial Association's subject Subject 8: Investment and Asset Analysis. While some of this content is covered by the CT courses e.g. CT8 or Part II The Actuarial Control Cycle, most content is in Unit 1 and 2 of the existing Part III Course 1 Investments Course.

Professionalism:
Whistleblowing

This eLearning course consists of online activity‑based learning, course notes and whistleblowing readings. There is no teaching through tutorials or discussion forums. The course has no start and finish dates, with participants being able to enrol at any time.
Participants will have access to the course for a period of 6 months after enrolment.

On conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • describe and explain the statutory duties and discretion to whistleblow, as well as the penalties for non-compliance;
  • describe and explain the statutory protections for whistleblowers and the criteria for a disclosure to qualify for protection;
  • demonstrate an understanding, through completion of a case study, of the statutory whistleblowing regime; and
  • explain the nature of the personal and professional impacts of whistleblowing and identify sound risk management measure that can be put in place to address or minimise those risks.

Data Analytics Online Study Group

The Data Analytics online study group is conducted via Learning Management System (LMS) forum. This tool will allow students to share notes and discuss questions. The study group will commence from 3 July 2017 for 4 weeks. This tool is online with no face to face contact or webinars.



This course is an update of the original Private Health Insurance course that was launched in July 2007.

With the support of the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), the Institute of Actuaries of Australia developed the online Private Health Insurance CPD Education Course in 2007. The Course will equip actuaries and their technical staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the specific conduct and operations of private health insurance in Australia .

The course has been written in a way that also makes it valuable for other health insurance practitioners including financial staff, general management and Board members.

To obtain a certificate of completion for this course, you will be required to complete a final assessment task. It is expected that your answers will show understanding and application of the material covered. Please do not simply “cut and paste” from the course materials or readings.

Local health insurance actuaries are willing to hold question and answer sessions on the course if there is sufficient interest. Please contact the Institute of Actuaries of Australia if you would be interested in attending such a session.

The 2010 update to the Private Health Insurance course incorporates changes to legislation, professional standards, industry activity and health reform since the original course was launched in July 2007.


Professionalism:
Practice Risk Management

This eLearning course consists of online activity‑based learning, course notes, case study readings, checklists and practice risk management readings. There is no teaching through tutorials or discussion forums. The course has no start and finish dates, with participants being able to enrol at any time.
Participants will have access to the course for a period of 6 months after enrolment.

On conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • describe and explain the different practice risk management techniques and tools that can be adopted in order to minimise the risk of professional liability;
  • demonstrate an understanding, through awareness of case studies, of the relevance and importance of implementing effective practice risk management techniques;
  • identify what practice risk management techniques and tools could prevent known failures; and
  • identify specific measures to put in place in own practice to effectively manage practice risks.

This CPD course is provided for demonstration purposes only. The actual course content may not be identical with the content in this demonstration course.

This course is an update of the original Private Health Insurance course that was launched in July 2007.

With the support of the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), the Institute of Actuaries of Australia  developed the online Private Health Insurance CPD Education Course in 2007. The Course will equip actuaries and their technical staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the specific conduct and operations of private health insurance in Australia .

The course has been written in a way that also makes it valuable for other health insurance practitioners including financial staff, general management and Board members.

The 2010 update to the Private Health Insurance course incorporates changes to legislation, professional standards, industry activity and health reform since the original course was launched in July 2007.