Financial Advisor Designations

Designation: CPCU
Designation Full Title: Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter
Definition: CPCU® designees have completed an extensive program encompassing broad technical knowledge and high ethical standards focused on risk management for individuals and businesses.

Issuing Organization: The Institutes
Is the designation still offered: Currently offered & recognized by the issuing organization
Is the designation still supported: 
What are the prerequisites? 2 years insurance related work in a 5 year period
What are the requirements to obtain the designation? 4 foundation courses, 1 elective, 3 classes in personal or commercial lines
What type of examination is required to complete the designation process? Final Course exam
Is there any ongoing continuing education or other requirements to maintain the designation? none
Where can you check if someone has the designation and if it’s current? None
Does the designation have a complaint process and if so, where can it be found? None
Is there a published list of disciplined designees and if so, where can it be viewed? NoneNone
Who is the accreditation through? None
Recommended for: Insurance agents or brokers
Code of Ethics or Ethics Course? Yes,
Length of Time For Completion: None posted