The IFP has mapped its CFP certification standards against the RDR qualification learning outcomes to help members identify their CPD gap-fill requirements.
CFP professionals can use the template to see which areas they need to address either via continuing professional development or other exams ahead of 2013.
In accordance with RDR rules, existing advisers who hold one or more of the FSA's RDR-ready qualifications may cover any gaps between it and the learning outcomes with structured CPD.
The template suggests about half of the indicative content that forms the learning outcomes devised by the FSSC is not met by the CFP.
But IFP chief executive Nick Cann says he expects a number of members will have ticked off a significant portion of the uncovered content already through other qualifications and CPD work.
As part of the requirements to be an accredited body after 2012, the IFP will be tasked with ensuring members keep up to date with their CPD. Cann says it intends to audit the work of at least 10% of its members.
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