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 The Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation delivers benefits expertise supported by research-based best practices with a curriculum developed by Dalhousie University. Whether you are looking to break into the industry, currently work in employee benefits or are an experienced benefits professional, CEBS provides you with the knowledge you need to tackle the challenges you will face throughout your career in benefits. To earn the designation, you will complete five required courses and exams, using a self-paced, self-study curriculum.

  Important GBA 1 Course Information:

The GBA 1 Course (Managing Benefit Plans Part 1) has been extensively revised.  The new Study Guide and Textbook now available for purchase are required reading for purposes of the CEBS program and the national exam that will be administered beginning January 15, 2023.

For students using the current GBA 1 course materials, you will need to pass your exam by December 15, 2022.

Important GBA 2 Course information:

 The CD GBA 2 Course (Managing Benefit Plans Part 2) is being extensively revised and a new Study Guide and textbook will be required reading for purposes of the CEBS program and the national exam.  These materials will be available for purchase through Books for Business in January 2023. The updates will be reflected in exams administered on or after April 15, 2023. These updates cover all modules of the course.


   ***Important*** Before Ordering:

If you are ordering for someone else, make sure the order is placed in the name of the person receiving the materials (you must include their e-mail address in the note section).   Online access to the study guide and practice exam are uploaded to the individual’s account by the International Foundation.

PLEASE NOTE:  Shipping on each order of a CEBS Text and Study Guide varies based on shipping location in Canada.  Need your study materials shipped outside of Canada? Please contact us for a quote and to place your order. 1-800-387-1417

 Study materials are not returnable and no refunds will be made.