The Financial Planning Association of Australia The Financial Planning Association of Australia


We believe that high quality education is an important part of raising financial planning standards and building consumer confidence in our profession.

We offer a full program of educational activities for FPA members. It is important to us that our members feel supported, whether studying for a designation or undertaking continued professional development activities.

Below is a summary of the educational activities we offer:


We are proud to be the only professional body in Australia licensed to deliver this program. The CFP® designation is becoming increasingly recognised as the highest financial planning standard worldwide. If you decide to enrol into the program, you’ll have many pathways to choose from, plus support from us through your studies.

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CFP® Certification Brochure

Find out more about the CFP Certification Program and how to begin your journey to achieving the gold standard in financial planning.


LRS® Life Risk Specialist program

This program consolidates your current skills and equips you with the knowledge you need to become an expert in the life risk advice area. The LRS® Life Risk Specialist Program will give you a professional edge in a competitive marketplace and identify you as a specialist professional in the life risk advice area.

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Continuing Professional Development

As a professional financial planner and FPA member, it’s important to keep learning and stay abreast of new developments in our profession. We are delighted to offer FPA members a full range of continuing professional development activities, through webinars and events around Australia.

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Any questions?

If you would like to speak to someone about our education programs, please get in touch on 1300 337 301 or send us an email.

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