Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals Assessment
Assessments are designed to test a student has learnt the required knowledge as specified by the individual learning outcomes of the course. Whilst you are studying it’s up to you to decide when you are ready to opt in and take your assessment.
How is the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals assessed?
You will take a remotely invigilated exam that will give you a provisional result at the end of the exam and your final grade within five working days of the last exam date.
The exam is taken online via the ACT eAssessment Centre, and monitored by our remote invigilators, ProctorU. This monitoring may be conducted by a live person (an invigilator referred to as a proctor) in real time or recorded and reviewed later.
There are technical requirements for the equipment you need to use to take the exam and you must test your PC in advance of the exam with ProctorU. Further information on this and a user guide are available on the Get set up page.
Format of the exam
The assessment is a 90 minute exam containing 75 multiple choice questions (MCQs) as shown below:
Section & Number of MCQs
Calculation Questions - 16
Unit One - 22
Unit Two - 21
Unit Three - 16
Whilst the nominal pass mark for the CertTF is 76%, in order to pass the assessment each candidate must score at least 8 of the 16 calculation questions correctly. The calculation questions are taken from each of the three unit learning areas.
Plus any applicable sales taxes/VAT
The pass rates for previous assessment sessions of the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals exams is available here. It also shows the percentage of candidates who scored a distinction. Pass rates will be updated after each exam session.
There are five assessment sessions each year. Please note that the exam window for CertTF is based on a time zone of London (UTC +/-0 hours). These dates may appear differently on the ACT eAssessment site depending on the time zone you select when scheduling your exam time.
You will receive a provisional pass/fail result at the end of the exam and the final result will be released 5 working days after the last exam window date.
Book your CertTF assessment
Step 1: Are you an ACT CertTF student member or an ACT eAffiliate member? If you have not joined as a member you will need to do this and create an ACT web account first.
Step 2: Check the assessment window of dates and the fee.
Step 3: Log in to your ACT account and complete the assessment booking form
Have your credit/debit card details to hand, you will be required to make online payment through WorldPay.
ACT CertTF student membership
You need to join as an ACT CertTF student member before you can book and sit the assessment. If you have chosen to study with the ACT Learning Academy you will join as a student member at the same time as you book your online course via the ACT Learning Academy. Your student membership will be valid for the duration of your ACT Learning Academy 12 month learning licence.
If you are studying with an ACT Approved Centre or have chosen the assessment only route, you need to join as an ACT eAffiliate member here You will need to keep your membership up to date to book and sit the assessment.
You can find out more about membership here.
- On submission of the assessment booking form you will receive an automated summary email of your selection and a worldpay emailed receipt.
- Your booking will be processed within five working days and you will be sent an email confirming that you have been booked. If this is the first time you have booked an online assessment, you will also be sent log in details for the ACT eAssessment Centre.
- You will be able schedule your exam date and time from the set window of dates with ProctorU via the ACT eAssessment Centre.
- You will also be able to access the specimen exam paper within the 'Info hub' of the eAssessment Centre.
- Read your user guide within the ‘Info hub’ of the eAssessment Centre.
- If you applied for reasonable adjustment, the ACT assessment team will be in contact with you to make the necessary arrangements.
Please read the Reasonable Adjustment policy to see if you are eligible and the documentation we will require.
Click here and enter your username and password. It will take no more than five minutes. You will be asked for the reason for your adjustment and your specific requirements. You will also have to upload the supporting documentation