The advantages of EFPA Certifications

EFPA is one of the largest and most respected professional licensing, standard setting and certification body for financial planners and financial advisors in Europe and was the first European financial standards association created for the purpose of increasing professionalism in the European financial services sector.

For individuals:

Prestige

As a sign of professional distinction to customers, employers, regulators, etc.

Visibility

Adaptability

Increase business opportunities

Commitment to best customers outcome

Professional and Ethical standards

Increase technical knowledge and competence

Register

Public access to certified registered professionals.

CPD

Commitment to continuing education.

Regulation

Compliance for regulatory requirements.

Mobility

Mutual recognition in Europe (still partially pending).

Network

More than 30.000 certified professionals all over Europe.

Employability

Being able to show a level of knowledge and competences based on recognized standards.

Knowledge/competences

Advantages raised from the training and education process themselves.

For companies/employers:

Optimizes training

Improves results of the investment on education.

Compliance

When companies are the final responsible of assuring employees’ qualifications (as per ESMA Guidelines and MiFID 2).

Competitive advantages

In relation to competitors not committed to qualification and certification.

Quality

Due to a better trained team.