Professional Web 3 Competence

The Only Digital Asset Management Competency in HK

Certification for being a Certified Advisor

Bi-lingual for Learning & Examination

What is CDAC?

Certified Digital Asset Consultant Program (CDAC) is the only digital asset management competency established by employees in the financial services industry in Hong Kong under the umbrella of their own professional organizations.

CDAC covers certification, blockchain technologies, digital asset management, decentralized finance (DeFi) and aims to provide professional competence to experts in applications such as Web 3.0 and their regulations.

The CDAC designation is awarded to financial and technical professionals who have taken the necessary courses on cryptocurrency and digital assets, completed the hands-on training process, and successfully passed the certification exam.

Certified Digital Asset Consultant Program (CDAC) is the only digital asset management competency established by employees in the financial services industry in Hong Kong under the umbrella of their own professional organizations.

CDAC covers certification, blockchain technologies, digital asset management, decentralized finance (DeFi) and aims to provide professional competence to experts in applications such as Web 3.0 and their regulations.

The CDAC designation is awarded to financial and technical professionals who have taken the necessary courses on cryptocurrency and digital assets, completed the hands-on training process, and successfully passed the certification exam.

The CDAC program, which includes digital asset and cryptocurrencies training for financial advisors, was established in 2024 by Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute (APDEI), the leading provider of digital asset certification for financial advisors in the Hong Kong.

All professionals & students studying in the sectors that will be affected by the widespread use of blockchain technology can participate in this program, as well as personal investors who are interested in the subject and are curious about what new technology brings and will bring

Benefits of obtaining CDAC Certification

Opportunity to grow career, professional development and business development networks

Able to expand business circle online, by sharing certification information on social networks eg. LinkedIn®

Able to keep up-to-date technological development information by gaining access to CDAC experts' application trainings and skill tests at regular intervals

Opportunity to attend all online & offline events organized by CDAC eg. seminars, fairs, promotional events, demo days, etc.

CDAC Certificate

CDAC Certificate is issued as a unique token (Soul-bound NFT) produced in a non-transferable and non-sellable standard, it is sent to the POAP-verified wallet addresses of the participants with the Digital Education Participation Certificate certified.

The fact that the certificates are produced using blockchain technology prevents the use of fake diplomas, as well as the instant competencies of experts who want to use these certificates in their careers or to provide freelance consultancy by third parties and institutions. It establishes that it can be verified.

All participants who have completed the CDAC training will also receive a printed message from one of the University in Hong Kong. A certificate of attendance will also be issued

CDAC Certificate is issued as a unique token (Soul-bound NFT) produced in a non-transferable and non-sellable standard, it is sent to the POAP-verified wallet addresses of the participants with the Digital Education Participation Certificate certified.

The fact that the certificates are produced using blockchain technology prevents the use of fake diplomas, as well as the instant competencies of experts who want to use these certificates in their careers or to provide freelance consultancy by third parties and institutions. It establishes that it can be verified.

All participants who have completed the CDAC training will also receive a printed message from Kadir Has University. A certificate of attendance will also be issued.

Extraordinary Experienced Tutor

Mr. Samson Lee

Mr Samson Lee is a prominent entrepreneur and FinTech executive with over 25 years of experience in the digital economy industries.

Samson is globally recognized for his expertise with prestigious awards

Samson continuously volunteers to the community throughout the years as an advocate in building a better Web3 ecosystem for Hong Kong

Samson has a well-educated academic background

CDAC Price & Course Outline

Basic CDAC
(Max. 20 per class)

Course Outline

Advanced CDAC
(Max. 20 per class)

Course Outline

Package Application Discount

Details of CDAC

Teaching Language, Duration, Transfer Methods & Examination

Bi-lingual (Chinese & English)

Basic : 8 Weeks
Advanced : 3 months

Online Learning & Live Workshops

'CDAC Knowledge Exam' & 'CDAC Practice Exam'

Bi-lingual (Chinese & English)

8 Weeks

Online Learning & Live Workshops

'CDAC Knowledge Exam' & 'CDAC Practice Exam'

Teaching Language

CDAC The language of instruction is bi-lingual (Chinese & English), the exam language is optionally Chinese or English can be done. Candidates who have a good command of the language and terminology can take the exam in English if they wish

Duration & Transfer Methods

Basic CDAC : 8 Weeks

Advanced CDAC : 3 Months

During the training period, participants can access all courses with in-class learning, synchronous remote access with the online instructor, and mixed transfer methods according to the time chosen by the online participant.

Although the existing video recordings of the lectures can be accessed at any time, the participants listen to the relevant week’s lessons from the instructors in real time on live transmission, and it is recommended that they interact with the instructors with questions and answers.

Since a large part of the training curriculum is aimed at improving practical skills, subject matter experts provide practical training to the participants in real time for two to three hours every week. Trainees who cannot attend the application trainings simultaneously can use their screen.

By watching the shared video recordings later, they can also do the skill-building exercises on their own.

How to obtain CDAC Certification?

CDAC certification has two stages: the ‘CDAC Knowledge Examination‘ and the ‘CDAC Practice Examination‘. Those who receive CDAC training from an authorized educational institution prepare for knowledge and practice exams simultaneously.

All candidates who successfully complete the CDAC Knowledge Exam and CDAC Practice Exam are eligible to earn CDAC Certification.

CDAC Examinations

CDAC exams are administered at regular intervals by APDEI.

The CDAC Knowledge Exam is opened as a separate session for each user from the multiple and multiple choice question bank and applied online. The exam is about 2-3 hours. It is ongoing and carried out with a policy of ‘Free access to open book lecture notes and video-based learning objects‘.

Competence of the skills gained practically in the CDAC Practice Exam trainings. It is done for the purpose of verification. Competencies provided in CDAC hands-on training, blockchain-based.

It is subjected to proof through an on-chain verification method on a platform. The aim here is not only to measure the level of knowledge of the trainees, but also to enable them to do the taught practices on their own.

Criteria to take CDAC Examinations

Before taking the exams, candidates must complete their CDAC training through an authorized institution to obtain a ‘Digital Training Completion Certificate‘ from the authorized institution with Proof of Attendance (non-transferable NFT certificate) verification using blockchain technology. The Digital Training Completion Certificate is sent as NFT (unique token) to the participant’s personal crypto asset wallet address by the authorized educational institution on the blockchain. It will be sent with verification.

In order to access the exam, it is obligatory to connect a personal crypto asset wallet address. On this occasion, more than one person is prevented from taking the exam with the same digital identity and the wallet to which the certificate of achievement will be sent is verified. Candidates who have completed these procedures will receive a calendar application link that will be emailed to them by APDEI. They determine the day they will take the exam. It is recommended to complete the CDAC Knowledge Exam, which takes about 2-3 hours, in a single session. Participants who do not get a passing score in the achievement exam can take the same exam again on another date.

The CDAC Practice Skills Exam does not have a fixed date on the calendar. Here, about ten practice exercises are defined for the participants to complete, and the trainees can complete them at any time by connecting several times at different times. It is sufficient that all practice exercises have been completed before certification.

 

CDAC Application Form

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