Education Programs

The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

Advocis Education Programs

Your passport to education

Advocis offers a full range of education programs that have been designed to guide you as you move through your career.
See our Curriculum map.

Licensing & Designation programs

If you are new to the industry and registering in our LLQP program, you will be pleased to know that our academic program is the industry leader.

If you are working towards a designation, you can be confident in the currency and relevancy of our CFP® and CLU® programs. Advocis, in partnership with CCH Canadian, has prepared our students well for the final CFP® exam offered through FPSC. Our students, writing for the first time, rank above the national average.

Since its launch in 2003, enrolment in our new CLU program has doubled. Students see the value in a solid education that supports them as estate planning advisors.

Other programs

Best Practices Sessions – local half-hour sessions designed to support advisors in the application of best practices principles.

Group Benefits Certificate – the new edition of “Group Benefits” is available. New to this edition is the opportunity to register in a short certificate program wrapped around the new content.

Introduction to Segregated Funds – this program examines the unique features of segregated funds in terms of financial planning. The course content focuses on the elements of segregated fund policies that separate them from other types of life insurance products, particularly their investment features, and situates them in the broader context of overall financial planning as a whole.

Financial Services Practitioner (FPS) Program
Advocis is a founding partner of the FPS offered by the Seneca College Centre for Financial Services.
The program is designed to prepare students to be professionals in the area of sales and marketing in the financial services industry. They will have core competencies in developing comprehensive financial plans to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses. Graduates of this program have completed the requirements to obtain their life insurance license and mutual fund licence.

Advocis Education Catalogue – July 2012

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Overview of
Professional Development Credits

Eligible to claim for tuition?
Are you eligible to claim the tuition and part-time education amount credits for your Advocis courses? [Updated 2004]

Need information?
Do you have a question about the content of the Advocis course in which you are currently enrolled? Send us an e-mail at and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

For administrative information about your course, see our page on administration policies. You can also check the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ). Or, you can also send an e-mail to to request information.

Course enrolment
To enrol in any of Advocis' courses see the link to the registration form in each course description, or go to enrolment forms.

Advocis is a founding partner of the
Financial Services Practitioner (FSP) Program
offered by the Seneca College Centre for Financial Services

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