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Old 09-17-2012, 06:48 AM
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:01 AM
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How long does it take to complete FAP course generally??
It entirely depends on the person. Some people have completed it in about 6 months, others about a year, and many require the extension. If you are only focusing on FAP you should be able to fly through most of it. The key things that slow people down are waiting for the IA/FA grades and then rewriting the IA/FA if they failed.

If you are lazy, it will take you a while. If you are a hard worker, you should be able to finish it in less than a year (even if you are taking exams).
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:32 PM
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so trying to complete FAP in 2 months is not an easy task then?
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2 months is impossible, you won't get assessments back fast enough. Typical turnaround on the modules is 7 weeks and you need to finish 1-5 before you can submit the IA and all before you submit the FA. I think IA and FA assessments are running about 9 weeks.
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2 months is impossible, you won't get assessments back fast enough. Typical turnaround on the modules is 7 weeks and you need to finish 1-5 before you can submit the IA and all before you submit the FA. I think IA and FA assessments are running about 9 weeks.


I'm all for trying to push your limits but two months is incredibly unrealistic. The IA grading alone is around 7 weeks and the FA is about 4 weeks. Without even including work on the modules themselves you are already at about 3 months.
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So each of the 8 modules takes about 7 weeks to grade? Can you do multiple at one time? I can't imagine you needing to pass the first before moving onto the second, for example. Would it be in my best interest to Start the modules as I'm studying for my last exam? I don't really like doubling up on studying for exams, but I feel like this is different, yea?
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The only requirements are you can't start a new module until you submitted the previous exercise and you can't start your FA until your IA MMR.

As for "doubling up", it should be fine during the initial studying, but you should probably drop all FAP for the last stretch before the exam. No point in getting caught up with something that has no real time limit if it might cost you a chance to pass something only offered 2 or 3 times a year.
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The only requirements are you can't start a new module until you submitted the previous exercise and you can't start your FA until your IA MMR.

As for "doubling up", it should be fine during the initial studying, but you should probably drop all FAP for the last stretch before the exam. No point in getting caught up with something that has no real time limit if it might cost you a chance to pass something only offered 2 or 3 times a year.
I agree. One 6 is better than a 5 and a DNMMR.
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Hey,

What about the time frame to finish all the FAP requirements? this is without getting the results back? Is 3-4 months possible?
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What about the time frame to finish all the FAP requirements? this is without getting the results back? Is 3-4 months possible?
if you mean without counting grading lag, then yes, 3-4 months is easily doable.
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