Hours of study: 50 – 60 Hours

Enrolment Period: 1 Year

What is the CFO exam weighting?

Exam Topics Weightings
The Canadian Investor Protection Fund, Capital Formula and Audit Requirements 32%
Inventory, Segregation and Insurance 24%
Carrying Arrangements and Related Companies  3%
Customer Accounts and Registered Account Plans 14%
Financing 7%
Custody, Settlement and Stock Record Balancing 7%
Securities and Capital Concentration and Foreign Exchange  8%
Underwriting Capital Rules 5%

What is the CFO exam structure?

Structure Information
Exams 1
Exam Format Proctored (remote or in-person at a test centre)
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Question Format Multiple-choice
Questions Per Exam 100
Attempts Allowed Per Exam 3
Passing Grade 60%
Assignments None

What Continuing Education (CE) credits will you earn?

CIM Professional development40
PFP Professional development30
CIM Compliance10
CIWM Compliance3
CIWM Professional development15
CIRO-ID Professional Development20
CIRO-ID Compliance10

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