Hours of Study: 60 – 75 Hours

Enrolment Period: 1 Year

What is the IDSC exam weighting?

Exam Topics Weightings
Supervision Requirements and Skills 19%
Rules, Responsibilities, and Risk Management 24%
Account Opening and Documentation 20%
Supervision and Client Accounts 22%
Complaint Handling and the Consequences of Noncompliance 15%

What is the IDSC exam structure?

Structure Information
Exams 1
Exam Format Proctored (remote or in-person at a test centre)
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Question Format Multiple-choice
Questions Per Exam 75
Attempts Allowed Per Exam 3
Passing Grade 60%
Assignments None

What Continuing Education (CE) credits will you earn?

AccreditationCredits
CFP Practice Management5
CFP Product Knowledge 5
CIM Compliance10
CIWM Professional development15
MTI12
PFP Professional development25
ADVOCIS Structured Learning CE30
PFP Compliance5
CIM Professional development40
CIWM Compliance3
QAFP Practice Management5
QAFP Product Knowledge 5
CSF Compliance 10
CSF General Subjects 10
IIROC Professional Development20
IIROC Compliance10

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