CFA Level

1 Preparation Certification Program

This certification helps prepare participants to sit for the CFA Level 1 Exam.

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Certificate Highlights

These courses cover everything a CFA participant should be familiar with in a shorter timeframe, separated into digestible chunks, and focused on 1 section of the CFA at a time. The courses are ideal for anyone looking to enter the financial industry, especially in the investments world. The CFA exam is a huge industry exam taken by over 500K people annually.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I be Illumeo Certified?

In short, you would do this to get better at what you already do, or to get a significant knowledge jump on something you want to do for a living. And, via the certificate itself, to be able to show others that you have attained this knowledge.

Why should I hire a Professional with an Illumeo Certification?

You would hire this Professional because they bring deep knowledge, on concrete topics, to your team. Simply completing the Illumeo certification denotes that the person is a serious professional willing to take the time to become very good at what they do, and that they put in the time, passed the tests, and are knowledgeable in their area of certification.

What happens if I fail the exam?

There is an exam for every course and you must pass every one in order to receive your certification. You may re-study the content and re-take any exam until you pass it.

Why would I want a subscription on Illumeo?

A subscription to Illumeo helps fill out your professional knowledge with its unfettered access to hundreds of up-to-date on demand courses taught by long-time practitioners - just like the instructor of this certification program.


Michael McDonald


Michael is an associate with TRI Corporation, a training firm focused on cross functional and financial training doing work for Fortune 500 firms and holds a PhD in finance from the University of Tennessee.

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