CPE Credits & CPD Hours from Free Courses

This article outlines CFI's free courses that can be taken to earn the required CPE credits or CPD hours for CPAs annually.

CPE Credits for US-Based CPAs

Which CFI courses can I take to earn CPE credits?

The following courses are eligible for CPE credits.




This information can also be found on our website.

Course Title Difficulty CPE Credits
Accounting Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 2
Excel Fundamentals - Formulas for Finance Level 2 CPE 3.5
Reading Financial Statements Level 2 CPE 1
Corporate Finance Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 2.5
Financial Analysis Fundamentals Level 3 CPE 4.5
Capital IQ Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 1.5
Introduction to Business Intelligence Level 1 CPE 1.5
Introduction to ESG Level 1 CPE 1.5
Fundamentals of Credit Level 1 CPE 3
Introduction to Banking Level 1 CPE 2
Data Science & Machine Learning Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 3.5
Introduction to Capital Markets Level 1 CPE 1.5
Statistics Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 3.5
Analyzing Growth Drivers & Business Risks Level 1 CPE 1.5
Economics for Capital Markets Level 2 CPE 3
Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Excel Level 2 CPE 4.5
Introduction to FinTech Level 1 CPE 1.5
Introduction to Risk Management Level 1 CPE 2.5
Refinitiv Workspace Fundamentals Level 1 CPE 0.5
Power Query Fundamentals Case Study Level 3 CPE 1.5
Vertical IQ Fundamentals Level 2 CPE 1.5
Audit a Financial Model with Macabacus Level 3 CPE 2
Graph Database Fundamentals Level 4 CPE 4
Equity Allocation for Wealth Management Level 1 CPE 2.5
Macabacus Quick Start Guide Level 2 CPE 1
Modular Model Building with Macabacus Level 2 CPE 2
Build a Presentation with Macabacus Level 2 CPE 2
Format a Financial Model with Macabacus Level 2 CPE 1.5

CPD Hours for Canada, UK, and Australia-Based CPAs

Earning CPD hours can be done by taking any of our free courses.

How do I calculate how many CPD hours I have earned by taking CFI Courses?

To calculate how many CPD hours you can earn from each course, look for the time required to complete each course. You can find this information in the overview section of the course page.

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