If you are claiming the Lifetime Learning Credit, here are the rules for the Lifetime Learning Credit:
A 1098T must be issued for every student attending a college or university. You may not count the CFP classes as there is no college credit received for them.
If you were required to take the courses due to employment then you may be able to take the cost on your Schedule A as an employee expense. If your educational expenses are acquired in order to further your knowledge in your current profession, and your company does not reimburse the expense, you can take a deduction.
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The classes you paid for were not credit courses at the time of tuition payment. I would not claim the amount without a 1098T to verify the tuition payment was for a qualified course.
It is great that they were later accepted for credit use at the other school but at the time you paid the course fee it would not be considered for education credit. You can use the amount for the employee expense if you file Schedule A.