The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation is the most widely recognized financial planning designation in Canada and worldwide. It is considered the gold standard for the financial planning professionals, representing the highest level of competence, ethics and practice.

Courses and certification requirements are changing!

The Certified Financial Planner courses are part of an FP Canada-accredited program and Camosun will be offering the new core curriculum CFP® education program designed by Advocis starting possibly in Spring 2020 and definitely in the Fall of 2020. These courses are the first step towards CFP certification with the FP Canada (formerly FPSC). Visit for complete details on the new structure and completing your certification if you are a current student.

Current Students

If you are a current student under the existing CFP certification structure, please contact FP Canada directly to determine your appropriate path to completion.

Target Audience

This program is a fit for individuals who are: interested in earning the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation; looking to start a career in the financial services industry; experienced financial planners seeking to upgrade their skills; investment advisors; mutual fund representatives and life insurance professionals who wish to earn this credential; specialists from related fields such as accounting; risk management and compliance; or active investors wanting to learn how to structure their own financial affairs.

Career Possibilities

Certified Financial Planner® (CFP)®,Financial analysts, planners & managers, Finance or mortgage underwriters, Risk analysts or advisers, Financial Services/Investment Representative, Financial Advisor, Personal Banking Representative.


Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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