ESMA Supervisor Course Registration

To register please read the process below and complete the registration form.  Once registered you will receive full instructions on how to follow the process and all the material you will need to participate fully.

The “ESMA Ready” Process

Step What you need to do What service you will receive Cost
Step 1

Pre-course assessment

  1. Send us your T & C plan (by email)
  2. Complete the multiple-choice assessment based on your own T & C plan
  3. Complete the multiple-choice assessment on the ESMA training material
  4. Complete the file review assessment
  5. Complete the online Fact Find and Product Presentation observation assessment.
  6. Attend the “ESMA Ready” Supervisor course
  • All learning material and assessment forms to allow you to complete the pre-course evaluation.
  • You will receive written personalised feedback, to highlight any identified training needs in order to fully prepare you for the ESMA supervisor course.
£650 + VAT for the first attendee. Subsequent places are charged at £250 + VAT


This cost covers steps 1 and 2

Step 2

“ESMA Ready” Supervisor Training and assessment day

  1. Attend and participate in the “ESMA Ready” Paradigm supervisor training course
  2. Up-date your training plan and CPD records
  3. Follow the preparation guidance if you wish to continue to step 3 and be assessed as “ESMA Competent”.
  • A full day of training around ESMA and T & C issues
  • A light lunch and refreshments throughout the day is included
  • A copy of the slides and a range of handout material
  • Full preparation for your ‘follow up’ in-house assessment, should you choose to continue to step 3
Please see above
Step 3


Post course follow up assessment

  1. Complete an ‘in-house’ Fact Find and Product Presentation observations and have your evidence and feedback prepared and ready for assessment
  2. Complete an ‘in-house’ file review assessment and have your evidence and feedback prepared and ready for assessment
  3. Prepare for an ‘in-house’121 and KPI review meeting, in preparation for an assessment with your Paradigm Business Consultant (BC)
  • Following the in-house assessment, you will be provided with written evidence and feedback to enable your firm to assess you as “competent” under ESMA rules, starting 3rd January 2018
£650 + VAT (or swap one of your BC days arranged with Paradigm).


What happens next
  1. You should maintain your knowledge using training plans and CPD records from updates provided in Target, technical and file review updates and from attendance at future Best Practice meetings
  2. Follow Paradigm guidance on how to construct your own ESMA T & C plan.
  3. Train all staff on the changes to the new T&C plan and ESMA rules.
  4. Follow your own T & C plan.
  • We will continue to support your firm as detailed in your service agreement
  • On-going updates will be supplied as normal from Target, file reviews and technical updates, as well as the option to attend future Best Practice events.
£ As arranged

If you would like more information, or have any questions, please email Graeme Stewart or speak to your local Business Consultant, or the technical services team on 0161 486 4891.

Registration/coffee will commence at 09:15am, for a prompt start at 09:45am. The course is likely to finish around 15:30pm. Refreshments will be served throughout the day along with a light lunch.

We will be running these courses again in the summer.  If you are interested in attending please email