The Securities Operations Foundation Qualification (SOFQ)

The Securities Operations Foundation Qualification (SOFQ) is an introductory level programme intended for anyone entering a career in the securities operations area of the financial markets.

The syllabus has been specifically designed to provide the essential information necessary for candidates to develop a thorough understanding of both the debt and equity markets and, in particular, securities operations concepts.

The teaching conveys numerous conceptual points, which are combined with emphasis on the practical aspects of securities operations, including day-to-day challenges.

In order to ensure focus and to test a candidates understanding of concepts, exercises will be introduced at numerous points during the course.