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1105 7 Ave SW, Calgary

AB, T2P 1B2

Join Our Diploma in Financial Services (CIFP) Course

The Diploma in Financial Services (CIFP) course at Calgary’s Cambrooks College is a rewarding experience. Do you want a career in the financial sector of the economy? Are you looking to change career into the banking, insurance, personal financial advisory, investments and securities trading, financial products marketing, business financial advisory sector? Are you interested in taking advantage of the growth in the financial services sector and positioning yourself for higher challenges? Do you want to be a financial services consultant, financial advisor, financial services representative, financial analyst, financial services planner, financial product marketer, investment and securities analyst, or bank customer relations officer? Are you preparing or interested in becoming a professional and acquiring membership of a coveted professional body? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then Cambrooks College Financial Services program is there to unlock your career potentials. Cambrooks College Financial Services program is in partnership with the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners and the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI).  

Make Cambrooks your first choice because:

  • Cambrooks College is 1 of the 4 accredited career colleges in Alberta to introduce the financial services program

  • The programs offered prepare students to challenge a professional finance/designation exam such as the IFIC, CFP, etc.

  • Programs are accelerated so students can finish quicker in smaller class sizes to ensure they are supported.

With dedicated and well-qualified faculty, Cambrooks Financial Services instructors have experienced industry professionals who have also taught in reputable institutions.

Financial Services program is also available to students on a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) platform – an accelerated program for those who have verifiable experience in the financial sector or have done a previously related course. Credits will be awarded to students with prior learning in some aspects of Financial Services and those with industry experience on a case-by-case basis.

For more information on the PLAR program, ask the Admissions Office or email


 Admission Requirements

General Admission

All students must complete a successful interview with the college to determine suitability for the program of interest.

Other requirements include:

  • English (grade 12) and math (grade 10) or equivalent from another province, as verified by transcripts

  • or GED (score of 450 in LA and 400 in Math)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older or 17 years of age with a high school diploma

Mature Student Admission

You could be admitted as a mature student based on the following requirements:

  • Minimum age 25

  • The satisfactory result on an equivalency test

The candidate should obtain a 60% in the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test administered by the College. Enroll yourself in our course by filling our domestic or international application form.

International Students Admission

  • Transcripts from home country with results equivalent to standard admission requirements

  • If ESL, must meet ESL requirements

Evidence of English (E.G. ESL, TOEFL) may be required and the student may be required to take the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. In such a situation, the candidate must score a minimum of 60% in each of the verbal and quantitative skills for the WBST..

Note: Candidates who completed at least 12 years of their education in English are not regarded as ESL candidates and do not need to provide evidence of English

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Preparing Students for a Global Economy

We offer something to suit everyone’s interest. From a diploma in human and community support to a qualification in financial services, we offer it all.


1105, 7 Ave SW

Calgary, AB 

T2P 1B2  

Phone: 403-764-1414


Fax: 403-452-6111


Our morning classes are flexible and vary depending on the program.

Morning Classes: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM or 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM and 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Evening Classes: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM or 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Weekend Classes: Friday (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM), Saturday (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Sunday (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM)


Need help or have questions about student finance, career prospects, and opportunities? Contact our front desk today.


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