The previous version of the ICSA qualifying programme, the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS), ran from June 2011 to June 2019. Some of the modules were very similar to the content of the new qualifying programme, particularly the strategy, governance, corporate law and secretarial practice content.

You may find it useful to refer to this material while preparing for your studies, but please remember this material has not been updated since the exam was set; also, remember that the new exams have a different format to CSQS exam papers.

Level one modules

Financial Reporting and Analysis
Applied Business Law
Corporate Governance
Health Service Governance
Corporate Law

Level two modules

Financial Decision Making
Strategy in Practice
Corporate Secretarial Practice
Chartered Secretaries Case Study

CSQS pass rates

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