CSC® and IFC

You are at the starting line of your career and where to go next can be overwhelming. To kick-start a promising career in Canada's financial market, CSI offers two foundational licensing courses:


The CSC® is a baseline regulatory requirement to perform securities, mutual funds and alternative funds transactions in most financial services positions in Canada.

You will gain a better understanding of the financial services landscape in Canada and sharpen your knowledge about various financial instruments like equities, liquid alts, managed and structured products, derivatives and more.

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The IFC delivers foundational knowledge that provides Advisors substantial support to effectively guide clients on mutual fund investments based on a client's objectives, timeline and risk tolerance.

You will also gain stronger grounding in a mutual fund's legal, ethical and professional responsibilities. Once you successfully complete the course, you will earn the Mutual Fund Dealer - Dealing Representative License.

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We know you've been working hard at hitting the books. With our industry leading CSI courses stamped on your resume, doors will open to the many possibilities that exist in the market.

What Benefits will I Gain From Completing CSI Courses?

To help support your learning, we offer a 10% discount on select courses and course exemptions for topics already covered through your college curriculum.

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Once you have completed your CSC® or IFC, the financial services market becomes your oyster. Use the tool below to explore future career options.

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