Financial Advisor Designations

Designation: LUTCF
Designation Full Title: Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow
Definition: You are new to the industry and are looking to develop fundamental prospecting, selling and practice management skills plus working knowledge of the four practice specialties,financial professional seeking a broad understanding of the insurance industry and how it can impact financial planning and advising, or an insurance agency or home office staff seeking a comprehensive overview and an understanding of the business aspects of the industry.

Issuing Organization: National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, previous with the American College, Currently partnered with College for Financial Planning
Is the designation still offered: Currently offered & recognized by the issuing organization
Is the designation still supported: 
What are the prerequisites? NAIFA membership
What are the requirements to obtain the designation? 6 courses, 1 required and 5 electives
What type of examination is required to complete the designation process? Online proctored exam
Is there any ongoing continuing education or other requirements to maintain the designation? 3 hours ethics classes avery 2 years after 1/1/2010
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? complaints previously sent to, no update on components process
Is there a published list of disciplined designees and if so, where can it be viewed? None
Who is the accreditation through? Higher Learning Commission North Central Association
Recommended for: Financial Planners, insurance agents,
Code of Ethics or Ethics Course? None posted
Length of Time For Completion: Not specified