Canadian Deposits Self-Study Course (CDC)

This course provides formal, standardized training to deposit brokers and financial professionals operating in the deposit-based and fixed income market. The program is designed to ensure individuals have solid industry knowledge with an excellent understanding of their ethical and professional responsibilities, and focuses on the Canadian Deposit Broker Industry. The course also offers a broader examination of industry-related issues such as estate planning and tax issues, as well as an introduction to the wide range of related financial products available in the market. This course is offered by the Registered Deposit Brokers Association (RDBA). Upon successful completion of the course, students will have a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and a certificate that is eligible for continuing education credits.

Tools and Pricing

Standard Course Price $350
RDBA Members Course Price $250
Printed Textbook $70
Contact the RDBA for membership information.

Course Information

COURSE DETAILS
Delivery Online
Language English
Suggested study time 60 hours
Enrolment period 1 year
Practice exam Not applicable

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WHO SHOULD ENROL
  • Deposit Brokers

EXAM DETAILS
Format Online unproctored exam
Time permitted 90 minutes
Question format Multiple choice
Passing grade 75%
Attempts allowed 3
Note: Your first exam attempt (exceptions may apply) is included in the price of the course enrolment. Additional fees apply for subsequent exam attempts.

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WHAT WILL I LEARN
  • Consumer Insurance Protection
  • Products and Investment Strategies
  • Registered Investment Plans
  • Estate and Tax Basics
  • Managing an Effective Brokerage

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You will receive an email from IFSE when your exam results are available. Exam results for paper-based and computer-based exams are available online within three to five business days following the exam if you have no outstanding fees. Exam results for online exams are available immediately upon submission.

You can access your exam results by logging into your IFSE account. Once you have logged in:

  • Select "Courses".
  • Select "Show me my Marks for this Course" (this link only appears when your results are available).

Printed text materials or textbooks are hardcopy versions of the online course material. They are optional to purchase and take between five to seven business days to be delivered. They do not include any interactive components (i.e., exercises, quizzes, case study and practice exam) from the online course. Instead, you are instructed to go online to complete those elements. This product is not refundable.

No, an online exam is an exam that is taken via www.ifse.ca. The exam is available 24/7 and may be completed from any location where there is internet access. You receive your grade immediately upon submission.

You can access your online exam by logging into your IFSE account. Once you have logged in:

  • Select "Launch this Course".
  • Once you launch the course, you can access your Examination or Assessment.

There is no cost to re-write an online exam with the exception of the Labour Sponsored Investment Funds Course (LSIF), Canadian Deposits Self-Study Course offered by the Registered Deposit Brokers Association (RDBA) and the 90 Day Training Course (3 attempts allowed for each of the 9 case study exams). Click here to view the cost to re-write the online exam for these courses. You must contact us to pay the re-write fee. Once the re-write fee is paid, IFSE will reset your exam.

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Non-member students enrolled in the Canadian Deposit Self-Study course, offered by the Registered Deposit Brokers Association (RDBA), will receive a certificate of achievement upon successful completion of the course and a letter of confirmation to apply for CE credits.  Current members of the RDBA will receive their appropriate designation and a letter of confirmation to apply for CE credits. All course completion documents are issued by RDBA.

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