Hours of study: 50 – 60 Hours

Enrolment Period: 1 Year

What is the OLC exam weighting?

Exam Topics Weightings
A Review of the Risk and Reward Profiles of Common Option Strategies 26%
Opening and Maintaining Option Accounts 40%
The Role of Clearing Corporations and Exchanges in Listed Options Trading 20%
Contract Adjustments and Special Considerations and Risks of Non-Equity Options 14%

What is the OLC exam structure?

Structure Information
Exams 1
Exam Format Proctored (remote or in-person at a test centre)
Exam Duration 1.5 Hours
Question Format Multiple-choice
Questions Per Exam 50
Attempts Allowed Per Exam 3
Passing Grade 60%
Assignments None

What Continuing Education (CE) credits will you earn?

AccreditationCredits
ADVOCIS Structured Learning CE30
CIM Professional development40
PFP Professional development30
MTI30
CIWM Professional development15
IIROC Professional Development20

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