The QFA designation is relevant to anyone who hopes to follow a career in financial advice, financial services or wealth management. The QFA designation allows individuals to become accredited in all eight categories of retail financial products under the Central Bank’s Minimum Competency Code. By holding the designation, you enhance your career prospects for attaining a role in retail financial services, i.e. banking, life-assurance companies, credit unions or brokers. It is also the first step towards a career as a financial advisor or financial planner. Holding the designation is an important step on the pathway to becoming a Certified Financial Planner ©.
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IOB plays a key role in shaping the careers of so many in financial services today through its wide selection of relevant qualifications. I highly recommend IOB to anyone starting in the industry or for those wishing to progress their career
IOB courses provide meaningful credentials that demonstrate ongoing dedication to professional development. The courses, learning site, materials, lecturers and fellow participants allow you to build your support structure and extend your network.
I have been a member of the IOB for many years…I recommend that every person working in the financial services industry in Ireland should join IOB as it will help you to grow and develop your career in banking.
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