Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Designation
The first step toward earning your Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation is to complete both the Advocis Core Curriculum Program for CFP® and QAFP™ Certification and the Advocis Advanced Curriculum Program for CFP® Certification. Advocis is an FP Canada-approved learning provider for both the CFP and the Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP™) certification.
Who Should Enrol?
- Individuals looking to earn their CFP designation
- Financial services professionals or specialists looking to assist consumers with complex financial situations plan for their financial futures through comprehensive financial planning strategies
Requirements for CFP Certification
- Completion of the Advocis Core Curriculum Program for CFP® and QAFP™ Certification
- Completion of the Advocis Advanced Curriculum Program for CFP® Certification
- Completion of two educational courses offered only through FP Canada:
- Introduction to Professional Ethics (IPE)
- CFP Professional Education Program (CFP PEP)
- FP Canada CFP Examination
For more information on the path to CFP Certification and the IPE and the CFP PEP courses, please visit FP Canada’s Path to CFP Certification.
Program FAQ and Policies
Advocis Core Curriculum Program for CFP® and QAFP™ Certification
Please note: Modules can be taken in any order. However, if you do not have experience with Time Value of Money calculations, Advocis recommends completing Module 912 – Financial Analysis before attempting the following modules: 913, 914, 915, 916, 918, 919, 921.
Advocis Advanced Curriculum Program for CFP® Certification