The AFPCM certification education program is not a separate program but rather the first module of the six comprising the CFP® certification education program, i.e. Foundations in Financial Planning, Module 1. It is a broad-based module covering all aspects related to personal financial planning that form the foundation of a working financial advisor. Individuals who have attained the AFPCM certification have been thoroughly trained and are competent to recommend general financial planning strategies and to advise on the appropriate selection and use of various financial products.
The AWPCM certification education program consists of Modules 1, 4 and 5 of the CFP® certification education program. It is a mid-level professional certification for practitioners with key portfolios in retirement planning and wealth accumulation in addition to their capability to recommend general financial planning strategies.
The full CFP® certification education program is an extensive in-depth curriculum that provides a broad-based and comprehensive education in financial planning. It is the most recognized global designation for a financial planner. You will gain technical knowledge in all aspects of financial & wealth planning and be well equipped to write comprehensive financial plans that meet strict international standards. CFP® practitioners are dedicated to the highest level of professionalism. CFP® practitioners are highly sought after for their trained ability to provide the public with comprehensive and holistic financial advice. Their credential assures the public that they have agreed to adhere to high standards of competence and ethical practice. The strength of the CFP®certification lies in the fact that it is a broad-based qualification, independent of any one industry.