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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Diploma of Financial Planning (FNS50615) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$4500

Average Duration

12 months

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Nationally Recognised Training

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.

Mathematics

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

Outcomes

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

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Financial Planner$1,340 weekly pay
Financial Advisor$1,340 weekly pay
Financial Planning Assistant$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Senior Financial Advisor$2,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Planner$2,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Advisor$2,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Planner$2,400 weekly pay
Accountant$1,400 weekly pay

Subjects

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