SIArb's International Entry Course (IEC) comprises of a taught course and concludes with a written examination at the end.  The format of each IEC intake varies and may be available in online, hybrid or in-peson formats.

Candidates who pass IEC may, subject to satisfying other relevant criteria, qualify for admission as a Member of SIArb.


The IEC consists of 4 modules, 2 tutorials and a written assessment. Each module comprises 2 lectures. There will therefore be 8 lectures and 2 tutorials that constitute the IEC, together with the written assessment.

Each module covers a particular segment of arbitration law and practice.

  1. Module 1 gives an overview of arbitration and introduces key concepts, rules and legislation.
  2. Module 2 covers the commencement of arbitration, and issues concerning constitution, jurisdiction and powers of the tribunal.
  3. Module 3 goes into the arbitration procedure, from statements to the evidentiary hearing.
  4. Module 4 discusses the award, its recognition and enforcement, as well as challenges to the same.The tutorials will review, by way of fact scenarios and case studies, what has been taught in the lectures. Tutorial 1 will cover Modules 1 and 2, whilst Tutorial 2 will cover Modules 3 and 4.

The written assessment is an open-book examination that will assess the candidate’s overall understanding of what has been covered in the 4 modules.

For more details about past and upcoming IEC intakes, search in our Event Calendar HERE (pls tick "Show Past Events" at bottom of calendar to see past intakes).


Updated as at February 2023

Events Calendar

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