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Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant (ARPC)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization The SPARK Institute and Bryant University
Qualification and Educational Requirements

One year of full-time experience in the retirement plan industry and letter of recommendation from current work supervisor.

Education Requirements

Pass ARPC exam

Examination Type

Certification exam (online, proctored, closed book) 

Continuing Education Requirements

10 credits every year

Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online

Yes. View current list of SPARK ARPC/ARPS professionals.

Investor Complaint Process


Published List of Disciplined Designees


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