The CQF is accreditated by these organisations

CFA Institute Continuing Education (CE)

CFA Institute has a commitment to Continuing Education (CE), and encourages CFA Institute members to maintain and improve their professional competence. Fitch Learning is registered with CFA Institute as a program-level Approved Provider. Coursework for the CQF is eligible for 40 CE credits (equivalent to two years recommended minimum) and will be automatically recorded in CFA Institute members' CE Diaries.

CFA Institute CE Program

All CFA® charterholders can get access to a 10% discount towards CQF fees as a result of the strong working relationship between Fitch Learning and the CFA Institute.

CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Fitch Learning. CFA Institute, CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Institute of Accounting Technicians (IAT)

The Institute of Accounting Technicians is chartered federally under letters patent granted by the Federal Government of Canada and is a not-for-profit professional body for accounting technicians. IAT has 25 academic and professional partners including AAT, ACCA and CIMA. Many of these partners offer our members generous academic and professional exemptions.
The Certified Accounting Technician ® Mark is registered with the US Government Patent & Trade Mark Office.
Please visit us at to learn more about the advantages of IAT membership.


Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit global membership organization dedicated to preparing professionals and organizations to make better-informed risk decisions. Membership represents more than 150,000 professionals from banks, investment management firms, government agencies and academic institutions. GARP administers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) exams; certifications recognized by risk professionals worldwide. CQF is registered with GARP as an Approved Provider of continuing professional education credits. GARP has determined that each completed module of the CQF qualifies for 7 credit hours or 42 credit hours for completing the entire program.  If you are a GARP CPE participant, please record this activity in your Credit Tracker at