Canadian Securities Course™

This is an entry-level course offered by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) that allows an individual to become a qualified mutual fund representative. Completion of the Canadian Securities Course™ (CSC™) is also one of the first required steps in pursuing a career that involves trading securities and providing investment advice to clients.

Exam Details

Time Limit: 2 hours per exam
Cost: Varies
Number of Questions: 100 questions per exam
Passing Score: 60% per exam
Format: Multiple Choice
Prerequisites: Not applicable. However, it is usually common practice to complete the Canadian Securities Course (CSC™) prior to the CPH course.
Exam Date: Varies according to the Canadian city in which the exam will be written. Please see CSIs schedule here.
Exam Locations: Canada; Computer-based exams also available in Toronto and Montreal
Offical Exam Website: Canadian Securities Institute

Exam Topic Weights

The Current Canadian Securities Course™ consists of two volumes of textbooks

CSC Exam Topic Weights By Section

Financial Professionals
  1. Professionals

    How to Ace the CFA Level I Exam

  2. Investing Basics

    How to Pick the Best Muni Bonds and Muni Bond ETFs

  3. Professionals

    RIAs: Why Discounting Your Fees Is a Big Mistake

  4. Professionals

    How Hard Is a Career Selling Life Insurance?

  5. Savings

    10 Ways To Budget When You’re Broke

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