Diploma of Financial Planning (FNS50615)

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Course Description

The Diploma of Financial Planning is widely considered the 'minimum entry requirement' for students entering the financial services industry. In line with Regulatory Guide 146 (RG 146), it is a requirement of the corporate regulator that financial planners complete the minimum skills and knowledge components of the Diploma of Financial Planning before receiving authorisation to provide personal advice in the areas of investment planning, superannuation and insurance with consideration for the client's needs and risk profile.

Students will learn how to conduct financial planning analysis and research while complying with financial planning practice ethical and operational guidelines and regulations.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

Study Mode


Number of Providers

Nationallity Recognised Course

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Economics and Accounting

Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

Law and Government

How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.


Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.


66.1% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course will help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Weekly Pay
Financial Planner$0.00

This course will help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Weekly Pay
Senior Financial Planner$0.00
Finance Managers$0.00

Government Funding

Sorry, there is no government funding available for this course at this time.

Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course.