eCLTC Frequently Asked Questions
General Questions about the CLTC eLearning Course
How does the CLTC eLearning program differ from the CLTC Master Class?
Unlike the live 2 day Master Class, eLearning allows the student to be in total control of when and where the course is taken. This self-study, on demand program is comprised of 13 Learning Segments and hosted on a multi-media platform which is accessible 24/7. Each Segment contains Learning Objectives, Assessment quizzes and 30 to 50 minutes of video recording of an actual live Master Class. All eLearning content is taken from the same CLTC course text as the Master Class.
How much time should I schedule to study the eLearning course and prepare for the final examination?
It is recommended that the student allocate 60 to 90 minutes for each Learning Segment in order to maximize the total learning experience. In addition, the course text serves as a valuable resource in reviewing the key LTC planning topics.
How do I access the CLTC eLearning course and what restrictions do I have?
Once the student is registered, a user name and password will be issued allowing full access to the course. Each Learning Segment can be reviewed as many times as needed, including all videos.
What if I forget my login information?
If you forget or misplace your login information, you can have it emailed to you by clicking on the "Forgot Your Password?" utility on the eLearning login page.
Do I need to view the modules in numerical order?
No. The modules can be viewed in any order, however, you need to view all 13 before taking the exam.
Is there a time limit to complete the eLearning program?
Students have full access to the course for 120 days from the day they register.
What is the final examination process for obtaining the designation?
The CLTC final exam is comprised of 100 multiple-choice questions and can be completed online. Students must obtain a score of 70% or higher to pass. Please refer to the Exam Procedures section for full details, including the proctor guidelines.
What if I do not pass the exam on the first attempt?
You are given three attempts to pass the exam. If you do not pass on your first attempt, you may go back and take the exam again at any time. If you use up all three attempts, please call Insurance Study at 866-339-3900.
What are the tuition costs and options?
The tuition is $1095 plus a $70 matriculation fee. This covers all course expenses including online access to the CLTC course handbook. A hard copy of the handbook can be ordered for $25. Tuition discounts are available for CLTC sponsors and are listed on the registration form.
What does the matriculation fee cover?
The matriculation fee covers registration, the exam fee, CE processing, and shipping and handling of course materials.
Are there any tuition reimbursements available?
Many organizations support CLTC and offer tuition reimbursements. Please check with your agency manager or trainer for details.
What Continuing Education credits are earned with the passing of the final exam?
The eLearning online course is a self-study correspondence course. CE credits are only awarded after a student passes the online CLTC exam. You will receive 8-16 state insurance CE credits, (depending on the state). CFP and Pace credits may be selected at registration.
General Questions about the CLTC designation
Is the CLTC designation recognized by the industry?
CLTC was first offered in July 1999 and to date over 18,000 financial professionals have participated. Major financial service companies including Genworth Financial, Prudential, MetLife, Mass Mutual, Guardian, Allstate, John Hancock, Northwestern Mutual, New York Life, Bankers Life and Casualty, Securian Financial, Raymond James, Smith Barney, Mutual of Omaha, Transamerica and others support the CLTC Program. In addition CLTC is recognized and supported by the College for Financial Planning, The American College, NAIFA/AHIA, and NAHU.
What are the benefits of becoming a CLTC graduate?
CLTC graduates receive valuable ongoing training and support to aid in elevating professional knowledge, building client relationships and in their prospecting efforts. Every effort is made to keep the CLTC graduates up-to-date on any news affecting the LTC industry. Graduate benefits include:
- Monthly Webinars on various planning techniques
- Weekly e-Alerts highlighting up-to-date LTC issues
- Monthly CLTC Graduate newsletter
- Yearly CLTC course updates
- The CLTC Workbook, which includes sales and marketing techniques including the 3 Step Planning process CLTC Power Point Series
- Sales and marketing tips from “Ask the Experts”, an online service
- Reciprocal Link Program
- Elder Law Answers
- Discounts on various products and services
Are there any renewal costs for maintaining my CLTC designation?
The annual re-certification fee is $150 and entitles all graduates to the ongoing CLTC graduate benefits. Graduates may opt for a one time Lifetime Membership of $1100.00.
Are there any other ongoing requirements of maintaining my CLTC designation?
Yes, there is an Ethics requirement every two years that was established by The CLTC Board of Standards, Inc.
General Questions about Partnership Training
Does the CLTC eLearning course qualify for Partnership Training?
No. The eLearning course does not currently qualify for Partnership Certification.
How do I obtain Partnership Training?
Upon successful completion of the CLTC eLearning course exam, students will automatically qualify for a free voucher that can be used to take an online course to complete Partnership requirements. Your voucher can be used for either one 8 hour or one 4 hour Partnership Training course.
How do I obtain my free Partnership Training voucher?
Your Partnership voucher will be automatically emailed to you within one week of passing the exam. If you have other questions about Partnership please call 866-383-2075 (ext. 30).