TORONTO, July 27, 2023 /CNW/ – FP Canada today announces the individuals who received the top three scores for the June 2023 sitting of the Qualified Associate Financial Planner™ exam. The following candidates have been awarded the QAFP Exam Award of Merit.
1st place—Jordan Arndt—Saskatoon, SK (Enns & Baxter Wealth Management)
2nd place—(tie) Andrew Milne—Ancaster, ON (Courneya Group)
2nd place (tie) —Jennifer Roblin—Orangeville, ON (Keybase Financial Group’s Starview Financial Advisors)
“I would like to commend Jordan, Andrew, and Jennifer on their impressive performances on the QAFP exam,” says Tashia Batstone, President and CEO of FP Canada. “We at FP Canada wish you the best of luck, and we look forward to following your future success in financial planning profession.”
“To obtain QAFP certification, candidates must complete a comprehensive education program, pass a national exam, have a post-secondary diploma, and demonstrate one year of qualifying work experience. Effective April 2024, individuals who do not hold a two-year college diploma will have the opportunity to obtain QAFP certification if they have at least five years of qualifying work experience. To maintain certification, QAFP professionals must keep knowledge and skills current by completing 12 hours of continuing education each year.” They must also adhere to high professional standards established by the FP Canada Standards Council™.
To learn more about QAFP certification, visit the webpage devoted to designations offered by FP Canada.
The QAFP exam is a standardized national exam with questions focusing on specific elements of the FP Canada Standards Council Competency Profile. The four-hour exam consists of both standalone and case-based multiple-choice questions. The questions are created by practicing professional financial planners.
FP Canada offers the QAFP exam in both English and French, and candidates who wish to sit for the next QAFP exam can register by logging into their FP Canada portal.
About QAFP Certification
Qualified Associate Financial Planner certification demonstrates a financial planner’s competence and commitment to high ethical standards including putting their clients’ interests first. Certification demonstrates professionals have the ability to offer holistic financial advice for today’s speed of life. QAFP professionals have proven they have the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to provide financial planning strategies and solutions for clients who are in the process of building their financial well-being. QAFP professionals are certified by FP Canada, a national, not-for-profit professional body working in the public interest. QAFP certification has also been approved by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) as a valid credential for individuals using the Financial Planner title in Ontario.
About FP Canada
Established in 1995, FP Canada is a national not-for-profit education, certification and professional oversight organization working in the public interest. FP Canada is dedicated to championing better financial wellness for all Canadians by leading the advancement of professional financial planning in Canada.
SOURCE FP Canada
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