Securities License Exam Prep Designed to Help You Pass the First Time

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  • Learn from the industry’s best-in-class instructors with over 300 years of combined experience

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Bundles Make IAR Continuing Education Easy to Complete

Get all you need to meet the new Investment Advisor continuing education requirements today with easy and engaging bundles. Start now.


SIE Exam Prep: The First Step In a Career in Financial Services

Passing the SIE is a strong indication of financial industry readiness. Stand out from other candidates by having the SIE under your belt. Kickstart your financial career with STC’s SIE Exam Prep.​


Firm Element Training:

Avoid the hassle of designing Firm Element Training Courses. Choose from 100’s of courses with content experts available for custom courses. Explore Firm Element Training now.


Your Success as a Licensed Securities Professional Starts Here

Whether you are looking to start a career in financial services or insurance, we have a wide range of study products designed to prepare you to pass your qualifying exam.


The SIE (Securities Industry Essentials) Exam is a FINRA sponsored exam that is a prerequisite to working within the financial services industry and launching your Financial Services career. Individuals do not need to be associated with a member firm to take the SIE. Follow our proven study best practices and we guarantee you’ll pass.

Series 7

Passing the FINRA Series 7 Exam is the next step in launching your career in the securities industry. This exam, along with the SIE Exam, is required to be able to sell a broad range of securities. To benefit from STC’s technology solutions and up-to-date curriculum, choose one of our three different Prep Packages based on your learning needs and prepare to pass the first time.

Series 6

A Series 6 License is one of the first stepping stones to a successful financial career and is a corequisite for the SIE Exam. Passing the Series 6 exam allows you to sell certain securities products, such as mutual funds, variable annuities, and unit investment trusts, which can broaden your product offerings and make you more valuable to your clients. Choose from three different exam prep packages taught by experienced instructors and get prepared to pass your exam the first time!

I wish I would have used STC from the beginning!

Bill W - Financial Advisor


College Program

In collaboration with our top corporate clients, we sponsor 15+ courses (and periodic webinars) at over 35 universities nationwide. Our General Securities College program allows students to learn practical and essential knowledge of the securities industry that will make them more marketable to prospective employers.

Insurance Pre-Licensing

We understand the importance of standing out in a highly competitive industry and meeting all your customers' financial needs. For comprehensive training in Life, Accident, Health, and Property & Casualty, visit our sister company, Xcel Solutions. Prepare smarter and be ready to pass on your first try!


Choose from over 30 NASAA approved IAR CE courses written by industry experts and covering today's trending financial topics. Courses are offered in both six-hour and 12-hour bundles. Complete your IAR CE swiftly with guided course selection and earn free CFP CE credits.

Why Choose STC for Your Securities Licensing Training?

Whenever and wherever you prefer to prepare for your exam, we have the tools to help you succeed on your professional path to success in securities, financial services and insurance.

FINRA and Insurance licensing made easy.
95% of students pass their first time with STC.

STC was founded over 50 years ago with one purpose in mind - to help you pass your licensing exam and begin to achieve your professional goals. At our core, we are here to change lives and help you realize your dreams.

We also understand that people learn differently. That’s why we’ve spent thousands of hours perfecting our study materials and proven learning methodology. In addition to offering the widest variety of study options, STC offers live and virtual classes and ON-Demand lectures which put you in control of your training experience. Our study manual is available in online and print formats, plus our mobile app for IOS lets students conveniently synch with their STCI Homeroom from their mobile device.

Whenever and wherever you prefer to prepare for your exam, we have the tools to help you succeed on your professional path to success.

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Corporate Solutions

STC offers training on all FINRA required exams, Life and Health qualified education, and continuing education for securities registered members. Over 3,500 satisfied corporate clients trust us for their employee training and to fulfill exam requirements.