FAQ - One-off Exemption (Grandfathering)

One-off Exemption (Grandfathering)

  1. Is there a cut-off date for applying for the grandfathering eligibility?


    The 10 years of relevant experience must be met on or before December 31, 2014. 

    For those Relevant Practitioners who are currently employed by PWMA member institutions, the deadline to apply for the grandfathering exemption will be on or before 30 January 2015. They need to have the Module 2 completed, either by passing the examination or taking the course, on or before 30 June 2016.

    Those Relevant Practitioners who are currently employed by Non-PWMA member institutions may apply for grandfathering within 3 months of becoming Relevant Practitioners of PWMA member institutions provided that the eligibility for grandfathering has been met. They need to complete Module 2, either by passing the examination or taking the course, within 12 months after a one-off exemption has been granted.