Offered by CSI Global Education Inc., the training division of the Canadian Securities Institute, the Canadian Securities Course provides a comprehensive overview of securities training in Canada. The course teaches the basics of the securities industry as well as the investment options available within that industry. It teaches such investment techniques as portfolio management, statement analysis, and financial planning, and provides current insight into market trends.
The course offers online or textbook study, which students may combine if desired. Students also receive access to interactive online tools that allow for customization and personal assessment during study. Upon completing the course, the applicant must complete two required examinations. Each exam lasts for two hours, during which time the applicant answers 100 multiple choice questions. If the applicant passes the test, she may then receive official CSC Certification.