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Options Licensing Course (OLC)


Earn Your Options License

The Options Licensing Course (OLC) is designed to educate advisors on the rules and regulations associated with options trading. The second course in the two-step licensing program, the OLC enhances your proficiency in dealing with the public in exchange-traded options.

Become an Options Expert
Completing the DFC + OLC qualifies you for licensing. You can also gain your options license by completing the Derivatives Fundamentals and Options Licensing course (DFOL)
Take a Step Towards Your Certificate in Derivatives Market Strategies
Completion of OLC puts you closer to earning your Certificate in Derivatives Market Strategies
Enhance Your Service Offering
Expand the range of strategies you offer your clients

Who Should Enrol

Enrol in the OLC if you:

  • Are a graduate of the Derivatives Fundamentals Course (DFC)
  • Are a retail investment advisor seeking your options license
  • Want to work in derivatives, including trading, compliance, and surveillance
  • Are interested in derivatives trading in Canada

Course leads to the following credential: