Diploma of Investor Relations Examination Information 

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One hour


Closed book




40 Questions - Multiple choice

Exam Content:

All questions have been derived from the reference materials and presentations distributed to students throughout the Diploma course.
While questions for each online exam will be selected randomly and may appear in any order, the five general question categories are as follows:

  1. Capital Markets and Investors
  2. Valuations
  3. Market Regulation
  4. Investor Relations
  5. Case Studies
Pass Mark:

70% (Candidates will be notified immediately on completing the exam of their result.)


The examination fee is included in the Diploma of Investor Relations registration fee.  This includes an allowance for up to one re-sit should a student need require it. 

Exam Eligibility Criteria:

Only students who have completed the full three-day Diploma of Investor Relations course are eligible to sit this examination.

Students have 12 months from the date they attend the course to sit the online exam.
Outside of that time, students are required to undertake the full three-day course again at their own cost.


On being awarded the AIRA Diploma of Investor Relations, a student is able to use the post-nominals DipInvRel.

Exam Supervision:

To allow students to complete the AIRA Diploma of Investor Relations examination without the need for a nominated supervisor, the exam will be conducted using ProctorFree Software – an on-demand student authentication system for online testing.  Software will be required to be downloaded ahead of starting the exam.  To do this simply follow the instructions that pop up on your screen once you've entered the exam platform.

Please note, to undertake the exam you will require a computer that has:

  1. Microphone
  2. Camera
  3. WIFI
  4. Please note, multiple screens are NOT permitted.

Once you have completed and submitted the exam, please click “FINISH” on the ProctorFree video image to stop the software.   You may wish to uninstall the software once you have completed the exam.

The terms of the use for this software are bound the following Privacy Terms and Conditions:

ProctorFree       AIRA

Alternatively, we will still permit a nominated supervisor to monitor a students exam.  Should you wish to use this alternative, please arrange it with the AIRA Secretariat via email [email protected] or by calling +61 2 9872 9100.
Exam re-sit:

In the case where a candidate does not achieve the 70% pass mark, there is one exam re-sit allowed. The second attempt will be available immediately and can be taken again at a time of the candidate's choosing (within 12 months of their completion of the Diploma program).
Students who fail the exam twice will need to pay to the exam fee to re-sit. This can be organised by contacting the AIRA Secretariat by email [email protected] or by calling +61 2 9872 9100.

Where to sit the exam:

Students are able to choose a location and time of their choice to sit the online exam, should they use the on-demand student authentication software. Students who choose to have a nominated supervisor will need to organise a time and date for the exam to be made available.

The process to follow:

Go to examination enrollment and login to access the exam enrollment link - this is only available to students who are eligible to sit the exam.   On registering for the exam you will be sent an email that includes the exam access link.  In addition, the link will be included in the AIRA Order Confirmation or through https://courses.australasianir.com.au/dc.  Please note, after purchasing / registering for the exam it may take up to 45 minutes for the exam to display in the learning management system.

For further information, please contact the AIRA Secretariat on (02) 9872 9100 or email [email protected].