The Diploma in Financial Services course at Calgary’s Hamptons College is a rewarding experience. Do you want a career in the financial sector of the economy? Are you looking to change career into banking, insurance, personal financial advisory, investments and securities trading, financial products marketing, or business financial advisory sector? Are you interested in taking advantage of the growth in the financial services sector and positioning yourself for higher challenges? Do you want to be a financial services consultant, financial advisor, financial services representative, financial analyst, financial services planner, financial product marketer, investment and securities analyst, or bank customer relations officer? Are you preparing or interested in becoming a professional and acquiring membership of a coveted professional body? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then Hamptons College Financial Services program is there to unlock your career potentials.
Hamptons College is 1 of the 4 accredited career colleges in Alberta to introduce the financial services program
The programs offered prepare students to challenge a professional finance/designation exam such as the IFIC, CFP, etc.
Programs are accelerated so students can finish quicker in smaller class sizes to ensure they are supported.
With dedicated and well-qualified faculty, Hamptons Financial Services instructors have experienced industry professionals who have also taught in reputable institutions.
Financial Services program is also available to students on a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) platform – an accelerated program for those who have verifiable experience in the financial sector or have done a previously related course. Credits will be awarded to students with prior learning in some aspects of Financial Services and those with industry experience on a case-by-case basis.
For more information on the PLAR program, ask the admissions office or email email@example.com.
All students must complete a successful interview with the college to determine suitability for the program of interest.
Other requirements include:
English (grade 12) and Math (grade 10) or equivalent from another province, as verified by transcripts
Or GED (score of 450 in LA and 400 in Math)
Must be 18 years of age or older or 17 years of age with a high school diploma
You could be admitted as a mature student based on the following requirements:
Minimum age 25
The satisfactory result on an equivalency test
Transcripts from home country with results equivalent to standard admission requirements
If ESL, must meet ESL requirements
Evidence of English (E.G. ESL, TOEFL) may be required and the student may be required to take the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. In such a situation, the candidate must score a minimum of 60% in each of the verbal and quantitative skills for the WBST.
Note: Candidates who completed at least 12 years of their education in English are not regarded as ESL candidates and do not need to provide evidence of English