FERMA Certification application criteria

In order for your application to be accepted, you need to have a minimum education level combined with a corresponding number of years of experience in Risk Management.

Please note: In order for the FERMA team to assess the eligibility of the candidate with the criteria mentioned above, the candidate is required to provide during its initial application on the FERMA website the two following documents in electronic form:

  • the most up-to-date CV (word, pdf…)

  • the highest/ most relevant education degree as a scan (pdf) or picture file (jpg…)

Experience

To calculate the number of years of experience, you need to take into account:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is understood as an undergraduate post-secondary education and before the postgraduate education.

The number of years of experience in a fulltime Risk Management position Risk Management includes related fields such as:

  • insurance, law

  • audit / finance

  • health and safety

  • business continuity

1 year of experience represents the equivalent of 12 full-time months.

Master’s degree or equivalent

The name of the degree may vary from country to country (diploma, postgraduate…) but it will be a post-graduate academic degree.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

It is understood as an undergraduate post-secondary education and before the postgraduate education.