2 Hour Ethics: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards - CFP®

Ethics for CFP® Certification

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2 credit hours

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CFP® Course :
Roster Fee :

* A roster fee of $1.25 per credit is required to file Ethics for CFP® Certification credit. That fee is collected as part of your purchase and is then used to pay for the filling of your credits.

If purchased today, this course must be completed by:
December 31, 2024 (225 Days)


This program fulfills the requirement for CFP Board approved Ethics CE. It has been designed to educate CFP® professionals on CFP Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct effective October 1, 2019.

At the end of the course, participants will be equipped to:

Identify the structure and content of the revised Code and Standards, including significant changes and how the changes affect CFP® professionals; Act in accordance with CFP Board's fiduciary duty; Apply the Practice Standards when providing Financial Planning; Recognize situations when specific information must be provided to a Client; Recognize and avoid, or fully disclose and manage, Material Conflicts of Interest.

Exam Details

Need Proctor?No
Question Count:12
Passing Grade:70%
Attempts to Pass:3

Course Details

Course Number:270323
Approved Title:2 Hour Ethics: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards
Approved Credits
2 credits in Professional Conduct and Regulation (CFP Ethics Requirement)
Provider Number:4717
Topics Covered:Ethics
Program Level:Intermediate

Rules for Ethics for CFP® Certification

  • Course material may not be downloaded. The course is delivered in an online forced progression format in compliance with the requirements of the CFP Board. You must review all required content and complete all required activities before moving to the next module/learning objective. The entirety of the course material must be completed prior to moving to the final exam.
  • There will be a 12 question exam at the end of the course material. The exam is closed book and must be completed in one sitting. You will have 3 attempts to pass the exam with a grade of 70% or higher.
  • Before the program is considered complete and access is given to the Certificate of Completion a program evaluation must be completed. This will be presented as a survey to be completed online after you have passed your final exam.
  • The state of National charges an additional fee of $1.25 per credit hour.

Provider Rules for Ethics for CFP® Certification

  • A course will not be considered complete until all requirements of that course are fulfilled including the review of course material, completion of exam with a passing grade, and the receipt of any additional paperwork that may be required by your state Department of Insurance including but not limited to an Affidavit of Personal Responsibility.
  • State and certification rules and regulations must be adhered to at all times. In the event of a conflict, the state or certification rules and regulations will always take precedent over any provider policies. Applicable rules of your state and/or certification are listed above.
  • A final exam is required at the end of each course. All exams are multiple choice with the quantity of questions increasing exponentially depending on the number of hours available for credit. Each exam attempt will consist of a new set of randomly selected questions and answers.
  • Courses are available for one year from the date of purchase unless otherwise indicated. This time frame may be impacted by course expiration dates, course content updates, or author/company restrictions on availability.
  • In order to be eligible for a course refund, the student must request a refund in writing within one year of the purchase date. To be eligible for a refund, the course must be intact, meaning the student has not yet begun the course material. If the student is entitled to a refund, InsuranceStudy will refund the purchase price using the original method of payment. If the student has already started the course material, the student is eligible for an exchange to a different course of the same or greater value with any difference in price due at the time of the exchange. In the event the exam has been accessed, no refund shall be granted.
  • Students cannot be guaranteed that they will receive a passing grade.
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  • Student information will not be sold or distributed to any third party without prior written consent of the student. Taking the course shall not constitute consent.
  • Each exam must be answered with a minimum of 70% correct to achieve a passing grade. Some specialty certification or designation courses may have a higher passing standard and those exams will be subject to the higher requirement.