2019 Oral Board of Examination Results
Forty candidates participated in the 2019 Oral Board of Examination, up from 33 candidates in 2018. For 34 of the candidates, it was their first appearance, while 6 were returning candidates.
The Oral Board recommended that a trustee licence be issued to 28 out of the 40 candidates, representing a 70% success rate for the 2019 Oral Board of Examination.
Most candidates were well prepared and demonstrated all of the competencies being assessed, i.e., Effective Judgement and Strategic Thinking, Business Ethics and Professional Skills, and Ability to Communicate Orally.
Of the candidates for whom a trustee licence was not recommended:
- 3 did not successfully demonstrate any of the 3 competencies;
- 6 did not successfully demonstrate 2 of the 3 competencies;
- 8 did not successfully demonstrate Effective Judgment and Strategic Thinking;
- 6 did not successfully demonstrate Business Ethics and Professional Skills;
- 4 did not successfully demonstrate the Ability to Communicate Orally.
Of the 6 returning candidates who had previously challenged the Oral Board of Examination, 3 (50%) received a positive recommendation this year.
Over the past five years (from 2015 – 2019), 196 candidates have challenged the Oral Board of Examination. Of these 196 candidates, 149 were granted a trustee licence—representing a 76% success rate.
26% of candidates have challenged the Oral Board of Examination on more than one occasion. Of these candidates, 68% were recommended a trustee licence on a subsequent attempt.
The charts below provide information on the success rate of candidates over the past five years based on age, highest level of education and work experience in insolvency.
Success rates are similar across all age groups.
Candidates’ success rate at the Oral Board of Examination increases with the level of education.
Experience in Insolvency
Success rates are similar across all 3 categories of experience in insolvency.
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