Becoming an Associate

To become an Actuary and be awarded the Associate (AIAA) designation you must complete the Foundation and Actuary Programs and you will require one year of relevant work experience.

The Actuaries Institute currently holds mutual recognition agreements with the following actuarial associations:

  • Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA)
  • Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA)

Associates of the above associations may be accepted as Associate members of the Actuaries Institute subject to satisfying the following conditions:

  • the applicant must have qualified as an Associate by examination; and
  • be a current financial Associate, of one of the above-mentioned bodies.