Professional Development Requirements
Reference period from December 1, 2017 to November 30, 2019
The Regulation of the Chambre de la sécurité financière respecting compulsory professional development applies to every professional holding an authorization issued by the Autorité des marchés financiers allowing him to practise in any of the following sectors and registration categories:
- Group savings plan brokerage;
- Scholarship plan brokerage;
- Insurance of persons;
- Group insurance of persons.
A representative must accumulate the following professional development units (PDUs):
- 10 PDUs in general subjects;
- 10 PDUs in compliance with standards, ethics and business conduct (Important: See section on mandatory course on compliance);
- 10 PDUs in topics specific to each sector or registration category in which he is authorized to pursue activities:
|Insurance of persons||10 PDUs|
|Group insurance of persons||10 PDUs|
|Group savings plan brokerage||10 PDUs|
|Group savings plan brokerage and Scholarship plan brokerage||10 PDUs specific to group savings plan brokerage + 5 PDUs specific to scholarship plan brokerage|
|Scholarship plan brokerage||10 PDUs including a minimum of 5 PDUs specific to scholarship plan brokerage (the remaining PDUs must be accumulated in group savings plan brokerage or in scholarship plan brokerage)|
During a reference period, PDUs accumulated in excess of the number required in a specific category or in compliance will be credited to general subjects.
It is important for representatives to check that the training activities completed are recognized by CSF and that these activities are entered in their PDU record file the latest on the 30th of November of an odd year. Representatives who have pursued activities in the financial planning sector should check with the Institut québécois de planification financière (IQPF).
MANDATORY COURSE ON COMPLIANCE
ENTERING PROOFS OF ATTENDANCE
INFORMATION NOTICE AND NOTICE OF NON-COMPLIANCE
REINSTATEMENT OF A CERTIFICATE