The poll from the Personal Finance Society and Chartered Insurance Institute, conducted in December, showed 178 out of 207 members polled identified financial services as a sector they would recommend entering.
To achieve the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning cost approximately £1,600 in 2020.
Ofqual calculated it takes roughly 370 hours for a trainee to complete the CII’s Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning qualification.
Keith Richards, chief executive of the Personal Finance Society, said: “Bringing fresh talent into the profession is a key element for securing the financial fortitude of the UK.
“We sit at the precipice of the largest inter-generational wealth transfer since records began and the events of 2020 have shown how important it is to have insurance in place to act as a safety net when things go wrong.
“It is vital we bring a new wave of talented financial advisers into the profession, not just because it benefits them but because it benefits all of society.”