IEATEC, as an IFTA member, promotes the certification of technical and quantitative analysis among its members. The Official certification CFTe is recognized as the most important credential over the technical field. CFTe certification is composed of two levels. Furthermore, There is an additional certification: Master of Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA).

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Passing the CFTe I and CFTe II culminates in the award of an international professional qualification in technical analysis. The exams are intended to test not only your technical skills knowledge, but your understanding of ethics and the market.

Level I: This multiple-choice exam consists of 120 questions covering a wide range of technical knowledge, but usually not involving actual experience. In preparation for the exam, candidates should use this Syllabus and Study Guide (CFTe I). This exam is currently offered in English, German, Spanish and Arabic. It will be offered in Chinese at a later date. Download the CFTe I practice (mock) examination (English) or CFTe I practice (mock) examination (Arabic).

Level II: This exam incorporates a number of questions requiring an essay based analysis and answers. For this, the candidate should demonstrate a depth of knowledge and experience in applying various methods of technical analysis. The exam provides a number of current charts covering one specific market (often an equity) to be analysed, as though for a Fund Manager.

The CFTe II is a paper and pencil exam that is offered in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Arabic, bi-annually, typically in April and October. It will be offered in Chinese at a later date. This exam regularly takes place in major cities throughout the world. Additional fees apply to candidates requesting the exam in a non-English language or non-IFTA proctored exam location. IFTA will attempt to accommodate any exam location request.

In preparation for the exam, candidates should use this: Syllabus and Study Guide (CFTe II). Registration for the 21 April 2016 exam is now closed. Register here for the next CFTe II held on 20 October 2016. The deadline to register for this exam is 8 September 2016. No registrations will be accepted after this date. Download practice (mock) CFTe II examination

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