FINRA has announced that the Series 9 and Series 10 qualification exam has been updated and will go live on March 7th, 2016.  The Online Learning team at FIRE Solutions is prepared for these updates and would like to inform all current students about how to prepare for these changes depending on when your exam is scheduled.

FIRE Solutions has revised its Series 9 and Series 10 material to align with the eight major job functions identified by FINRA’s recent revisions of the exams.  In addition, the final exams in FIRE’s exam prep material are weighted to align with the updated question mix of the FINRA exam. The following is a breakdown of job functions and number of test questions that will be in effect beginning March 7, 2016:

Series 9:  55 questions – 90 minutes; Passing score = 70%

 

S9 Job Function

# of Questions

Supervise the Opening and Maintenance of Customer Options Accounts

18

Supervise Sales Practices and General Options Trading Activities

19

Supervise Options Communications

5

Supervise Associated Persons and Personnel Management Activities

13

 

 

Series 10:  145 questions – 240 minutes; Passing score = 70%

 

S10 Job Function

# of Questions

Supervise Associated Persons and Personnel Management Activities

28

Supervise the Opening and Maintenance of Customer Accounts

49

Supervise Sales Practices and General Trading Activities

52

Supervise Communications with the Public

16

 

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