CPD Amended General Code of Conduct 21_22


COB Category: All Classes of Business

Accreditation validity: October 8, 2022

CPD Points allocated: 3.0 hours | points

FPI approval number: EVT-20210928-0037

Course overview: The process of making certain changes to the General Code of Conduct has now come to an end with the final amendments published on 26 June 2020.  Some of the provisions come into effect immediately while other provisions only start 6 or 12 months from date of publication (i.e. 26 December 2020 or 26 June 2021).

The course considers the amendments and considers the Code of Conduct in it entirety with the amendments in place.

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Time allotted for course

The course consists of 3 topics with an assessment that needs to be completed. The time allotted for each aspect is as follows:

Topic number Title Word count Topic level Time allotted
Topic 1 Ethics in the financial services industry 2 494 Introductory 20 minutes
Topic 2 Definitions as amended 2 486 Introductory 20 minutes
Topic 3 General Code of conduct 16 732 Introductory 145 minutes
Assessment 30 minutes
Total time     3 hours


Assessment and certification

After completion of the workshop the learner must complete an electronic assessment on the learning management system.

  • Form of assessment: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of questions: 15 questions
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Competency mark: 60%

Upon obtaining a competency mark of 60% the learning will receive a certificate of completion. The learner will be afforded an opportunity to re-do the workshop should a competency mark not be attained.