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Professional Development Frequently Asked Questions

Get all of your questions answered about Kaplan's Insurance Professional Development offerings. If you can't find what you are looking for or would like personal assistance, please call our Designation Specialists for support.

Insurance Professional Development FAQ

Kaplan Financial Education offers a full array of training courses designed to help meet the needs of new employees and seasoned professionals.  Total Access PD: All Lines gives you 365 days of unlimited access to our extensive library of training courses in both the Life/Health and Property/Casualty subject category. Courses cover current issues and fundamental topics. This innovative education approach is delivered in a concise, user-friendly platform including an interactive tracking system.

Kaplan Financial Education offers a full array of training courses designed to help meet the needs of new employees and seasoned professionals.  The Life and Health library includes additional topics such as Ethics and Anti-Money Laundering. Total Access PD gives you 365 days of unlimited access to our extensive library, covering current issues and fundamental topics. This innovative education approach is delivered in a concise, user-friendly platform including an interactive tracking system.

Kaplan Financial Education offers a full array of training courses designed to help meet the needs of new employees and seasoned professionals.  The Property and Casualty library includes additional topics such as Ethics and Anti-Money Laundering. Total Access PD gives you 365 days of unlimited access to our extensive library, covering current issues and fundamental topics. This innovative education approach is delivered in a concise, user-friendly platform including an interactive tracking system.

Yes, as an alternative to purchasing complete access to our full library, we offer individual courses for $19 each.

There is a Review Test at the end of the Professional Development course.  You do not need to pass the Review Test at a certain percentage, but you do need to complete it in its entirety for the course to register as complete.

You will not receive CE credit for completing a PD course. To receive Insurance CE credit, return to the Insurance Continuing Education home page, select your state, then order the state-approved insurance packages from your state's page.

Interested in purchasing your Total Access PD library?

Kaplan's Total Access PD libraries give you 365 days of access to complete as many courses as you would like.

View Total Access Libraries

Fraternals FAQ

For questions or to enroll today, email fraternals@kaplan.com or call 888.450.4685.

All Fraternal courses are $49 for online material with one year of access. Printed books are available for an additional $19.

  • Pass the Basic, Ethics, Intermediate, and Advanced final examinations.
    • Exception: The Intermediate and Advanced final examinations are waived for FIC candidates who have received the CLU®, ChFC®, or CFP® designations.
  • Work with current fraternal benefit society for 6 consecutive months. Fraternal benefit societies must be members of the Fraternal Field Managers’ Association in order for affiliated candidates to meet the qualification requirements.
 
  • Hold the FIC designation.
  • Pass the Graduate I, II, and III final examinations.
  • Work with current fraternal benefit society for 12 consecutive months. Fraternal benefit societies must be members of the Fraternal Field Managers’ Association in order for affiliated candidates to meet the qualification requirements.
  • FFSC candidates must currently hold the FIC or FICF designation. 
  • FIC designees can obtain the FFSC by completing any three of the four courses listed below. 
  • FICF holders can obtain the designation by taking any two of the four courses listed below.
  • FFSC Courses:
    • Principles of Retirement Planning 
    • Investing Retirement Assets
    • Retirement Income Strategies 
    • Financial Planning Process

You can earn Continuing Education credits by completing any of the Fraternal courses. Check with your administrator for details by emailing fraternals@kaplan.com or calling 888.450.4685.

FIC and FICF designation holders receive over $1,900 in credit toward the Life Underwriter Training Counselor Fellow® (LUTCF®) designation and will have completed over 60% of the required coursework. Additional details on the LUTCF® Program can be found here. FIC and FICF designation holders also receive up to $98 in credit toward the FFSC designation. 

Interested in starting your Fraternal Designation education?

These professional designations are backed by the Fraternal Field Managers’ Association

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