Program description - January 2024
Completion of this accelerated two-term program will allow students to obtain an Ontario College Graduate Certificate in the field of financial planning. The program will provide students with all of the technical educational requirements leading to the Qualified Associate Financial Planner™ designation and Certified Financial Planner® designation, through FP Canada™, and optional licensing opportunities with industry regulators such as the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the Mutual Fund Dealer Association (MFDA) and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) for insurance licensing purposes. The progressive course of study combines courses designed at Conestoga with those originating from industry standard setting organizations to prepare students for employment opportunities in banking, insurance, private wealth, brokerage and/or independent practice.
- Students have the option to challenge the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Life Licensing Qualifying Program (LLQP) industry examinations, which provide credentials that are highly sought after by employers. There are additional fees associated with both industry examinations.
Tuition & fees
Please note: Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2023 and later will be available Spring 2023.
Canadian fee details
Returning student tuition & fees
Program device & software requirements
This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.view device requirements
Awards & scholarships
Student Financial Services awarded more than 400 awards, scholarships and bursaries last year.