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Fellowship Assessment Course 2018 (FAC) (29 Oct) (Written Assessment)
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The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) is pleased to announce that the Fellowship Assessment Course 2018 is now open for registration.


The Fellowship Assessment Course (FAC) is a programme which consists of Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and an Award Writing Examination.

Module 1 (18 & 19 October 2018) covers topics relating to the Laws of Contract, Tort and Evidence. Candidates who have obtained a degree in law from a university or other tertiary institution recognized by the SIArb (or such other legal qualifications as the SIArb may in its absolute discretion accept) are exempted from Module 1. All other candidates are required to attend Module 1 and pass the Written Assessment for that module before being eligible to proceed to the remaining modules and to take the Award Writing Examination.

Modules 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 (26 & 27 October 2018) cover topics such as the arbitration agreement, institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, appointment of arbitral tribunal, role and duties of the tribunal, law and rules governing the arbitration, arbitration procedure, conduct of arbitration hearings, drafting of directions, and drafting of the Award.

The Award Writing Examination (29 October 2018) is an open-book examination and will assess candidates on their knowledge of the topics covered in Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, as well as their ability to write an Arbitral Award.


To complete the FAC successfully, a candidate must (a) achieve 100% attendance of each of Modules 1 (unless exempted from that module as aforesaid), 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6; and (b) pass the Award Writing Examination.

A candidate who has successfully completed the FAC and who has attained the age of 35 years may, subject to satisfying other relevant criteria, apply for admission as a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.


Admission to the FAC is open to:

  1. Lawyers with at least 10 years involvement in litigation/dispute resolution; or who have been active arbitrators, and can provide documentary evidence of such experience; OR
  2. Non-lawyers who have at least 10 years of involvement in dispute resolution or who have been active arbitrators, and who can provide documentary evidence of such experience; OR
  3. Those who have successfully completed the International Entry Course conducted by SIArb or such other equivalent course as may be recognised by SIArb.

Important Notes

  1. Acceptance or rejection of an application for admission to the FAC is at the sole discretion of SIArb.
  2. Closing date is 4 October 2018. Placement is on a first-come-first-served basis.
  3. Registrations received on or before the closing date are confirmed upon RECEIPT OF FULL PAYMENT.
  4. SIArb reserves the right to change the content of the programme and/or the facilitators without prior notice. SIArb is committed to staging a successful programme. However, we reserve the right to cancel the programme in which case refunds will be given, but otherwise, no refunds will be made for cancellations or no-shows by those who registered.
  5. SIArb reserves the right to change the venue or amend any of the other details published.
  6. By completing this form, you fully consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data as appears in any form, document or electronic template, by SIArb.

Download Brochure HERE.

SILE CPD Points:

  • Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Training Level: Advanced
  • Day 3: 6 Public CPD Points
    Day 4: 5.5 Public CPD Points 

  • 6 CPD Units (TBC)
SILE Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. Participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of Day 3 and Day 4 of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from the event for more than 15 minutes on Day 3 and for more than 15 minutes on Day 4. Participants who attend Day 3 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may obtain 6 Public CPD Points. Participants who attend Day 4 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may obtain 5.5 Public CPD Points. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points.Please refer to for more information.

Please register for this event using the online form below or download the REGISTRATION FORM HERE.
Location M Hotel, 81 Anson Road, Singapore 079908
Registrations are now closed

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