Technical Skills Course

12 months access.
  • Learn how to apply Excel, VBA, Access, SQL, SAS, and R in an actuarial context
  • Instructed by Roger Rosales, FSA, CERA, who has already helped thousands of actuaries become more proficient in technical skills
  • 220+ video lessons (15+ hours of instruction)
  • Includes multiple hands-on actuarial projects for practicing the lesson content

An overview of our Technical Skills Course

The Technical Skills Course will introduce you to basic software used by actuaries. After completing the course, you will be more competent with the software covered. You will also gain a technical foundation that you can reference in job interviews and build on throughout your career.

Why take TSC?

  • This course is ideally suited for anyone with limited or no experience using Excel, VBA, Access, SQL and SAS in an actuarial job setting
  • Unlike other software training courses, the Technical Skills Course has a distinct actuarial focus
  • Your instructor has already helped thousands of other actuaries become more proficient in technical skills

Topics Covered

  • Basic & Intermediate Excel for Actuaries
  • Excel VBA for Actuaries
  • Microsoft Access for Actuaries
  • SQL for Actuaries
  • SAS for Actuaries
  • R for Actuaries

What is in the course?

  • Lectures in each module with instructor commentary that simplifies difficult concepts
  • An actuarial focused project for each module to test you new skills
  • Video solutions for each project along with commentary on the proper method to solve them.
  • Bonus Material

TIA Study

TIA Study

A Modern Learning Platform

  • Lessons, practice problems, flashcards, sample exams, and more all scheduled to have you ready on exam day
  • Tasks scheduled only on the days you plan to study
  • Create your own custom tasks
  • Miss a day? Your schedule will automatically redistribute all your remaining tasks
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Roger Rosales

  • FSA, CERA    |   
  • Technical Skills Course,
  • R Course

Roger works as an actuary in Portland, Oregon. His current responsibilities include earnings analysis, enterprise-wide financial planning, enterprise risk management, and new product development. In 2012, Roger became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and received the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst designation. He also served on an SOA exam committee after obtaining his FSA.

Roger is a proven innovator and has already taught hundreds of entry-level actuaries with his Technical Skills Course. Roger was born in Portland and continues to live there with his wife and young daughter. He enjoys playing basketball, playing golf, and visiting his extended family in the Philippines.

Technical Skills Course

Expanded Features

This is an on-demand course designed for actuaries to improve your technical skills. When you register for this course you will gain access to the following items (except as noted) from the day you register for 12 months.

Comprehensive Course

220+ comprehensive video lessons (15+ hours) covering all the topics that simplify complicated info into more understandable terms and illustrate important concepts through examples and graphics.

Online Discussion Forum

Active dedicated course forum loaded with existing questions and answers on syllabus material and past exam questions. Instructors and our Support Team try to ensure everyone's questions are answered in a timely manner.?

Actuarial Projects

This course includes actuarial projects with each project having a video solution walking you through the best way to solve it. These projects are created to give you a true sense of what you can expect in an actuarial setting.

Offline Videos

Take our videos with you everywhere you go and don't worry about a data cap or WiFi signal. Use our Learn app on iOS and Android to download lessons or solutions videos and have them right at your fingertips. ?

Variable Speed Playback

Watch our lessons and video solutions at your pace! When watching our videos on a desktop or our Learn App you can select the speed that makes the most sense for you. The variable speed increases all the way up to 2x.

Software Access

This course requires you to have access to Microsoft Excel and Access. You can get a trial version of the software here.

Student Discount

This course offers a discounted rate ($85) to full-time students currently enrolled at a college or university. To receive the discount, you must email customer service either from your school issued email account, or include that email address with your discount request. The discount code will then be sent to the school issued email. ?

MP3 Lessons

Don't want to download the video lessons using our Learn App, but still have access to the lessons offline? We have you covered! Download the audio only versions of the videos and follow along with the instructor using the printable handouts. The MP3s will work in your MP3 player of choice.

Excellent Customer Service

You're never alone with The Infinite Actuary. Get help from your instructor and assistants in our online forum. Anything else you need help with, not related to the course material, just reach out to our customer service team and they will get your questions answered!

12 Months Access

You will have access to all TSC material for 12 full months from the date of purchase. There are no free extensions offered with this course.

Frequently Asked Questions