The FPSC Level 1 examination is a four-hour exam made up of approximately 95 multiple-choice questions. Questions focus on specific elements of the CFP® Professional Competency Profile
and may also require integration across several financial planning areas.
It’s important to understand that the elements of financial planning competency focus not only on knowledge required, but on how CFP professionals must behave in practice. The questions on the FPSC Level 1 examination will mainly refer to one element of competency. You’ll be expected to understand the competencies and how they should be applied in practice.