Certificate Information

This Canadian Securities Course (CSC) is intended to enhance your understanding and help you successfully complete the Canadian Securities Course (CSC ®). The Canadian Securities Institute TM (CSI) is the official educator for the CSC ® exams.

The CSC® is a baseline regulatory requirement to perform securities, mutual fund and alternative funds transactions in many financial services positions in Canada.

The CSC can create opportunities for careers in brokerages, mutual fund companies, banks, financial planning firms, wealth management companies and other areas in the financial services industry.

Certificate Details

Duration: 30 Hours

Program Format: Online instructor-led, online self-paced.

Program Tuition: $995

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, the student will be able to:

  • Given a case scenario, demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the investment market by
  • Comprehensively explain and provide examples of the role of financial Instruments and regulatory Organizations
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian and the global economy
  • Demonstrate in written form fixed-income securities as an investment product.
  • Demonstrate in the written form equity investment and investment products and how they fit in an individual’s portfolio
  • Identify the principles and concepts of the derivative market
  • Analyze products and other factors affecting securities prices
  • Design and develop an investment portfolio, apply portfolio management, and develop an investment policy

Employment Opportunities

  • Financial Planner

  • Investment Advisor

  • Portfolio Manager

  • Investment Representative

  • Chief Financial Officer


  • The financial services industry’s various roles and responsibilities
  • Why companies are incorporated and how to read their financial statements.
  • Analyzing the financial statement of a publicly traded company through financial ratios.
  • The Canadian and the global economy, its components, and important economic indicators.
  • Understanding investment products, fixed income, equities, investment funds, and derivatives.
  • Analyzing securities and factors affecting their prices.
  • Industry regulation and its effect on investment products.
  • The tax aspects of different types of investments and the importance of financial planning, and;
  • Portfolio performance measurement, modern portfolio theories, and the matching of investment vehicles to client needs

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