Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Professional Financial Services

Fanshawe College

12 months
15115 CAD/year
3369 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Professional Financial Services program of Fanshawe College is designed for university and college graduates looking for a career in financial services. You'll learn about personal financial management, tax and retirement planning, insurance, investment and estate planning.


Complete the professional financial services certificate in only a year

The Professional Financial Services program of Fanshawe College has an intensive curriculum prepares graduates to provide clients with professional advice to build wealth and ensure financial security through setting goals, managing finances, minimizing tax, managing life's risks, and building investment portfolios, as well as customer relations and providing products to clients. This program offers a part-time version.

The program will also provide the opportunity to complete educational components of industry designations including:

  • Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP™)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Note: an approved degree is a requirement in 2022
  • Personal Financial Planner (PFP®)
  • Registered Retirement Consultant (RRC)
You’ll also complete the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) courses related to industry licensing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Financial Planning
  • Insurance Planning
  • Financial Business Development
  • Professional Retirement Planning
  • Consumer Credit
  • Trust & Estate Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international student, contact our International department to learn about timelines for international applicants.


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree (Note: minimum 'C+' average or cumulative 2.5 GPA)
  • Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College
  • Five years of work experience in the Financial Services Industry as judged by the College to be equivalent
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15115 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15115 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    3369 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3369 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.


  • Canadian students: $3,235 per full programme

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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