Credit Union Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP)
FiCEP, CUNAs Financial Counseling Certification Program, enables all credit union staff to become more confident in helping members build a stronger financial future.
How does FiCEP enhance your services?
- Proven financial counseling skills become a part of your credit unions culture
- Written for all staff levels so anyone can offer financial counseling during every member interaction
- Certification satisfies members needs as they continually look for the value of your credit union
- Differentiates your credit union with certified financial counselors on your team
- Helps members transform the way they deal with money through real-world counseling
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FiCEP Self-Study Options
Earn your Credit Union Financial Counseling Certification right at your credit union!
Modeled after the CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School, FiCEP includes two parts of four learning modules each. When you successfully complete the proctored exams for both parts (eight total modules), you will be a Credit Union Certified Financial Counselor ready and able to assist your members reach their financial goals.
Learn at your own pace with these print-based modules:
FiCEP Part I, Modules 1-4
Financial Counseling Essentials (Module 2)
Special Issues in Financial Counseling (Module 3)
Using Communication Skills During Financial Counseling (Module 4)
FiCEP Part II, Modules 1-4
Controlling Living Expenses and Understanding Consumer Credit (Module 2)
Matching Values to Money (Module 3)
Retirement and Special Issues (Module 4)
FiCEP Pricing -
Individual Modules: $70
Part 1 (includes Modules 1-4): $260
Part 2 (includes Modules 1-4): $260
Order by clicking the links above or calling 800-356-8010, press 3.
Not sure how to get your financial counseling certification?
You can mix and match attending the CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School with FiCEP. Consider taking Part 1 or 2 live at the school and then taking the other part at your credit union with FiCEP. Its your choice to ensure you'll learn in the best environment for you!
FiCEP Testing Procedures
FiCEP is a self-study program allowing students to pick a time and date for testing that best fits their busy schedule. Learn more about the proctored testing process.
The Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation requires recertification every three years to ensure that your knowledge about financial counseling is current. Learn more about recertification options.
The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit) has evaluated and recommended college credit for CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Programs (FiCEP). For more information, visit ACE Credit's website.
Frequently Asked Questions
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