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Results now available for the FPSC Level 1 Examination in Financial Planning

Toronto, ON, January 5, 2017 - Results are now available for the November sitting of the FPSC Level 1® Examination in Financial Planning, which took place at more than 40 testing centres across Canada on November 25, 2016.

A total of 516 candidates wrote the FPSC Level 1 examination, the qualifying exam for FPSC Level 1 Certification in Financial Planning. The overall pass rate was 70%. Of the candidates who wrote the exam, 428 were first-time writers (76% pass rate), while 88 were re-attempting the exam (43% pass rate).

Candidates who successfully completed the FPSC Level 1 examination are eligible for FPSC Level 1 Certification in Financial Planning, which demonstrates an important level of technical competence and commitment to the highest ethical standards of responsibility. Individuals may choose to remain FPSC Level 1 certificants or continue on to obtain CFP® certification.

Results of the CFP examination will be available on January 17.

Examinations are offered twice per year, with the next sitting taking place on Friday, June 2. Registration is open now; candidates can register here.


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