Canadian Securities Course (CSC)®

The Canadian Securities Course (CSC®) at Ashton College is the perfect preparation for writing the CSC® examinations and attaining your CSC® designation. The CSC® is the industry standard for those entering the financial services, and is used by serious investors across Canada.



The financial services industry is undergoing a massive change in Canada, creating exciting new career opportunities for professionals with recognized education and skills. For those just entering the financial services industry, the CSC® provides the knowledge and skills that employers demand. For those currently working in the industry, the CSC® will enhance existing skills and help students excel in their careers.

The CSC® designation is required by employers in the financial services industry. Examples of career opportunities include:

  • Licensed mutual fund representative.
  • Full-service investment adviser or discount brokerage investment representative.
  • Bank and trust officer, financial planner, or mutual fund representative.
  • Portfolio management, as an adviser or as a personal investor.

Why Take the CSC® at Ashton College

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Instructor-led provides face-to-face interaction

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Our faculty are all experienced industry experts

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Receive a 10% discount on CSI registration and textbooks

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must be:

  1. High school graduates or 19 years or older at the start of the
    applicant’s program or course; and
  2. Proficient in English (please see policy 1002).

Course Formats and Duration


This course is delivered both in-class and live-online in an interactive format. Ashton College will use Adobe Connect to provide a set of software tools designed to help instructors and students interact and collaborate online in support of their academic work.


36 hours – 12 sessions, 3 hours each.

Upcoming Dates


April 4, 2017 – June 20, 2017

  • Weekly webinars, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Every Tuesday for the total of 12 weeks


  • The Canadian Investment Marketplace
  • The Economy
  • Investment Products
  • The Corporation
  • Investment Analysis
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Analysis of Managed Products
  • Working with the Client


The registration fee for this course is $649.

More information on fees can be seen on our Fees webpage:

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