Continuing Education for CFP® Certification and Professional Designations

Online Continuing Education Courses for CFP® Certification Renewal

CFP® professionals need 30 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years for CFP® certification renewal, including 2 hours of ethics CE from an approved provider. As a CFP Board-approved continuing education provider, we deliver high-quality self-study CE and ethics courses.

Ethics CE Course

(2 hour self-study or live online course)

Our 2-hour Ethics CE course is offered as self-study or a live online course. No matter which best fits your schedule, the College reports your hours to CFP Board upon your completion of the attestation at the end of the course.

Total Access CE

(self-study courses)

Our Total Access CE provides 365 days of unlimited access to all courses approved for CFP® certification CE, excluding the Ethics CE course. Ethics CE is not included in this library of online education courses. If you hold a professional designation through the College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company, courses in our Total Access CE can also help satisfy the 16 continuing education credits required every 2 years to maintain authorized use of your designation.

Wealth Management Designation Continuing Education Package

Keep on top of industry trends and current hot-button financial topics while earning CE credit. College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company has designed this continuing education package specifically for designees. This package includes only the courses that are relevant to you, giving you the best value without spending your time sorting through courses to determine which will qualify for wealth management CE credit. The College for Financial Planning is proud to be a CFP Board Quality CE Partner.

The package includes:

  • 15+ wealth management courses
  • More than 80 hours of credit to choose from
  • 365 days of unlimited access
  • Printable certificate
  • CE courses taken from the College are exempt from the College’s professional designation CE audits