First year membership fee of $150.00 is waived upon payment of your tuition fee!
What is included?
- Complete desk reference set
4 volumes totaling approximately 900 pages..
Where does one obtain an application form ?
Must I enroll on the internet?
Not at all - simply click on the button below and you can fill out your enrollment form, print it and fax it Toll Free!
If you wish to enroll by Toll Free phone you may call our Toll Free number at 866 833-8606 and we will personally take your enrollment.
Can I pay the tuition in installments? - ONLY APPLIES TO LIVE CLASS GIVEN BY CIEPS DIRECTLY and NOT NECESSARILY ANY OF OUR PARTNERS
Yes, you may choose our
payment plan option that consists of 4 equal installments.
Note - Your exam results will be given and your designation will be granted when your tuition is paid in full.
Where are the classes held and what designation program materials are required ?
click here - for dates and locations. Due to demographics the programs will be held at Ashton College in Vancouver and Seneca College in Toronto. All designation program materials are supplied.
How long does it take to complete the program and become a step
closer to attaining the EPC designation?
What are the pre-requisite requirements ?
An interest in obtaining knowledge pertaining to the fastest growing segment of our population! Most students and graduates have an existing professional accreditation.
When and where does one write the exam and how long an exam is it ?
The exam will be written at the live exam preparation class event on the last day. There will be 3 hours allotted. Our experience has shown that the actual writing time is somewhere between 1.5 and 3 hours.
Distance learning students who cannot make it to one of the exam preparation class sites will have the exam administered at a location as close to them as possible.
Distance Learning students may write their exam in most major cities!
What happens if I fail the exam?
If you do not attain 70% on your exam you will be
required to rewrite. There is a $100.00 fee to rewrite.
When do I pay? (live exam preparation classes only!)
Payment for the program is due immediately upon registration. Also please be advised that should you pass your exam and your tuition payment is not complete your designation and certificate will not be awarded until such time as your full tuition payment is complete.
Live exam preparation Class
Cancellation Policy effective January 16, 2008
Are Verified education credits available? - Yes! Click here for details
Why should I attain my EPC designation?
What does it take to become an EPC?
All that is required is to register for the next training program. If you need to travel, you should make your travel and accommodation arrangements. (Please check with us prior to making flight arrangements)
How will being a member of Canadian Initiative for Elder Planning Studies help me?
The EPC designation program will help train you to become a specialized professional who can deal with elders. You will have the training and skills to know what to look for when dealing with elders. You will have success with the elder population where your peers do not!
Will the EPC designation help me gain credibility with my elder clients?
Yes, definitely! After you have earned your designation, you will have the education and training that your elder clients and prospects will respect.
Your elder clients and prospects will know that you care about them and have taken the time away from your business to learn about their wants and needs.
You will understand the unique opportunities that you will have with the elder population, by keeping current with the many developments in this challenging field.
You will join the ranks of other professionals representing various disciplines who are recognized by a growing number of organizations as specialists in the needs and issues unique to elders.
The elder population will know that you are competent and very capable and familiar with the process that is required to solve their problems.
What is in it for me? How can attaining my EPC designation help build my business?
You will be recognized in the elder community as an individual who will become known as a problem solver who can take action.
Referrals will be a natural result for the individual who has dedicated their time to achieving their EPC Designation.
Who makes up the Canadian Initiative for Elder Planning Studies faculty?
All of our instructors are recognized as experts in their fields. Many of the faculty members are international speakers and educators, specialists in their fields.
When you have successfully attained your Elder Planning Counselor Designation, you are identified as a knowledgeable and skillful professional who can suggest alternatives to address the problems of elders.
An elder’s lifestyle and well-being is improved dramatically when they deal with an individual who has their EPC.