The ETF Institute
The ETF Institute® offers current industry information, and opportunities to expand knowledge of, and markets for, exchange-traded funds. The Institute also conducts the exam to become accredited as a Certified ETF Advisor®.

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Benefits of Membership

When you become a member of The ETF Institute, you will have the opportunity to become a Certified ETF Advisor (CETF), and also have access to information and resources to help you better serve your clients. Few advisors and brokers really understand how ETFs operate. The ETF Institute gives you the opportunity to distinguish yourself from the competition in this burgeoning field.

As a member, you will:

  • Receive a free membership to ETFdb Pro (a $199 value!), the Industry Leading source for ETF research, tools, and news about the ETF industry.
  • Become eligible to sit for the Certified ETF Advisor Exam and receive the CETF Designation (study guide and exam are included with membership).
  • Download a certificate documenting your successful completion of the Exam. (example)
  • Receive the most up to date ETF news and commentary from the industry’s most respected experts delivered to your inbox every day.
  • Get access to Continuing Professional Education courses (completion of 15 hours of CPE every 24 months is necessary to remain in good standing).
  • Be eligible to display the Certified ETF Advisor (CETF) designation on your marketing collateral and business cards. (example)

Steps to become a member and become a Certified ETF Advisor (CETF):

  • Step 1: Fill out registration form
  • Step 2: Agree to the ETF Institute’s code of ethics
  • Step 3: Pay $295 membership fee (and annual renewal fee)
  • Step 4: Elect whether to receive your daily news and commentary email
  • Step 5: Download Study Guide and prepare for exam
  • Step 6: Complete Certified ETF Advisor exam

Click here to register.