Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Program


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Becoming a Certified Lease & Finance Professional 

Course Overview


ISM is proud to announce that we are the first provider in the nation to bring you the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP). This internationally renowned credential is much sought after as the only leasing industry certification program in the world. In the US it is the leading qualification of all commercial finance professionals, including bankers and brokers.

The course is designed for leading finance professionals who have demonstrated competency through testing of knowledge, continuing education and a commitment to their business practices and dedication to the industry.

Upon course completion with ISM, you will be among a very select few in Australia to call themselves “Certified Lease & Finance Professionals.” You will also be entitled to use the CLFP Logo and Certified Lease & Finance Professional designation(s) on all of your professional literature and correspondence.

The CLFP has been customised by CAFBA’s Education Council and ISM to meet Australian accounting, tax, and regulatory codes.
It covers a range of topics in its curriculum including:

  • A history and overview of equipment finance and leasing
  • A detailed examination of equipment finance products
  • The five major drivers of equipment finance and the leasing industry
  • A detailed look into financial accounting, tax accounting and leasing law
  • Equipment finance origination channels
PLUS MANY MORE, download the brochure below for full details.

Download our CLFP program brochure here.

To register, or speak to our team about attaining your CLFP please contact ISM on admin@ism.edu.au or 1300 200 705.

For more details on our CLFP course please download our brochure here.


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Assessments for this course will be provided on your learner portal, which is accessible via Desktop, tablet or mobile.

These assessments vary depending on the unit within the qualification and can include the following:

  • Quizzes
  • Written tasks and/or case studies.
  • Verbal assessment, by way of an interview with your trainer
  • Observation by a trainer
  • Supervisor checklists

To find out more information about assessments and completion requirements, you can contact us here.

There are no formal entry requirements for Tier II RG 146 ASIC compliance course – Providing General advice and personal advice on deposit products or the Tier II – Providing General advice and personal advice on insurance products.

If you would like additional information, please contact us here.


  • Study anywhere, anytime
  • User-friendly learning management system
  • Course content and assessments are all online and available 24/7
  • Accreditation ensures that our courses meet established industry needs
  • Assessment are marked within 10 business days
  • No classroom attendance, no travel expenses
  • Trainer and administration support throughout
  • Designated course coordinator with regular contact to help you keep motivated and on track
  • Certificates are issued within 21 days of course completion
  • No hidden fees


  • To enable completion of this qualification you will require an internet connection to access learning materials and assessments via ISM’s eLearning Portal.

    All materials are online and can be accessed via the ISM e-learning portal.

    Our system works best with the following browsers: Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer 11.

    Some assessments may require you to record using a device (such as a smartphone) and submit via our eLearning portal.

    To find out more about assessments and completion requirements, you can contact us here.

After you have completed enrolment into your qualification or course, your enrolment will be processed by our team within one (1) business day.

Once your enrolment and payment has been processed you will receive an email with additional details on your learning, including log in details and instructions on how to access your program within our eLearning platform.

If payment has not yet been made, you may also receive additional payment information and an invoice or be contacted by one of our team to make payment arrangements. Please note that log in details to your qualification or course will only be provided once your initial payment has been received, unless prior arrangements have been made between ISM and your organisation. 

In some circumstances it may take up to two (2) or three (3) business days for you to commence your program.
If you would like more information or have any questions, you can contact us here.



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