Certificate in ERISA Compliance


Earn Continuing Education Credit

Each of the required and elective courses included in the Certificate in ERISA Compliance may qualify for CEBS continuing education credit (CE).

Additionally, courses may be approved for HRCI, SHRM or insurance continuing education credit. Additional credits may be available for other various designations.

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Learn more about continuing education and CEBS CE. Questions? Contact the International Foundation Continuing Education Department at (262) 786-6710, option 2, or continuinged@ifebp.org for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I earn my certificate?

You must successfully complete the two required courses and one of the three elective courses to earn your certificate. When you purchase the certificate, you will get access to all three elective courses and may complete the two electives you do not choose if/when you want. Beginning with the date of purchase, you will have 180 days to complete all required courses.


How do I complete a course?

First, you must review all of the lessons in the course. You will not be able to take the exam until this requirement is satisfied. When you are ready, you have two attempts to pass the final exam. Final exams range from 25 – 50 questions depending on the course. They are closed-book exams and you must earn a grade of 70% or higher to pass. If you requested insurance continuing education credit, make sure you know the testing requirements set by your state of licensure before you start the exam.


How long will it take me to complete the certificate?

Required and elective courses range in length and you can complete them at your own pace. Shorter courses may take 1-3 hours to complete while longer courses may take 3-5 hours to complete. Depending on the courses you choose, expect to spend at least 10-15 uninterrupted hours completing this certificate.


When will I receive my certificate when I finish? 

When you complete the two required courses and one elective course of your choice, you will receive a certificate via email within 24 hours. The certificate will be emailed to the address on file in your International Foundation profile.


How do I receive the member pricing?

Become a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and receive the reduced member pricing and so much more. Members receive free webcasts, a daily newsletter of the top benefits headlines, personalized answers to their benefits questions and reduced pricing on other Foundation programs, e-learning courses and books.


How can I purchase this certificate for my team? 

The Foundation offers several team training options as well as special pricing discounts for bulk orders. Email teamtraining@ifebp.org today to talk to a specialist about your unique training needs. 


How are the courses developed?

Courses are written by subject matter experts and updated regularly to reflect legal and regulatory changes as well as current industry trends. 


Can I earn a certificate if I’ve purchased these courses ala carte?

Yes, whether you purchase the courses individually or as a certificate bundle, you will receive a certificate upon successful completion of all required courses. 


Contact us at (888) 334-3327, option 3, or elearning@ifebp.org.

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