Financial Services Diploma FNS51820

A FLEXIBLE DIPLOMA FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES PROFESSIONALS

The Diploma of Financial Services is considered to be one of the most flexible diploma qualifications for financial service managers and leaders. Select a range of electives that suit your needs to enable you to specialise or to branch out and open up a broader range of career opportunities.

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offered under the Diploma of Financial Services

Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment

Elective subjects may apply and will be determined during the induction process

3 - 4 Electives are required (depending on subjects chosen)

  • Cornerstones in Finance: Ethics, Compliance and Risk Management

    Ethics, compliance and risk, form the foundation of financial institutions. This subject discusses the skills required to apply ethical principles to decision making and to act in line with ethical principles, and to ensure that work practices are compliant and within business risk strategies. Case studies are used to show individuals how to apply ethical frameworks to decide on, carry out, and evaluate the effectiveness of a course of action in response to an ethical and compliance situation in their workplace.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSRSK411 Apply risk management strategies to own work
    • FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
    • FNSINC504 Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions
    • FNSPIM410 Collect, assess and use information
  • Professional and Ethical Practices in Finance

    This subject examines industry professional approaches to procedures, guidelines, policies and standards, including ethical requirements, and the requirements to model and meet expectations of these in all aspects of work.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSINC411 Conduct work according to professional practices in the financial services industry
    • FNSINC503 Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making
    • FNSORG411 Conduct individual work within a compliance framework
  • Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Banking Deposit Products (E)

    The range of available savings, investment and basic banking products is incredibly diverse. This subject will help you develop the skills to compare products and provide meaningful and relevant recommendations to meet specific customer needs. You will also learn how to apply the rules under Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorism legislation such as customer identity rules and reporting obligations such as Threshold and Suspicious Cash Transactions.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSINC412 Apply and maintain knowledge of financial products and services
  • Financial Services Dispute Resolution Processes (E)

    Formal disputes processes exist in financial services as a regulatory requirement. In this subject you will learn internal formal complaints management techniques, Internal Dispute Resolution requirements under Regulatory Guide 271 and understand the workings of the applicable external dispute resolution scheme AFCA.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSCUS402 Resolve disputes
  • Identifying Financial Hardship (E)

    This subject examines the skills and knowledge required to identify and manage individuals facing financial hardship and in vulnerable situations. It includes reviewing and confirming hardship applications, reporting outcomes back to the client and monitoring the agreement for any breaches. The subject applies to individuals who engage with debtors in the recovery of outstanding debts as well as essential background for credit and lending officers.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSMCA413 Identify and manage individuals experiencing hardship
  • Professional and Effective Work Practices (E)

    Being able to organise personal work priorities is an essential job skill. Learn how to set and meet work priorities through time management and planning your work schedule. Skills to identify potential problems and prevent stress in the workplace are also covered. Also learn the importance of professional development activities.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Sales, Service and Advice for Financial Services Clients (E)

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSIAD501 Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients
    • FNSSAM511 Apply advanced techniques to sell financial products and services
  • Respond to Personal Insolvency Situations (E)

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSCRD511 Respond to personal insolvency situations
    • FNSCRD504 Manage the credit relationship
  • Develop Policies and Procedures (E)

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSORG512 Develop, implement and monitor policy and procedures

Course Fees

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Course Duration

24 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Diploma of Financial Services course.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Diploma of Financial Services

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The course is an online correspondence course so you need to have average English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed Year 12 schooling, or have sound workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    Some components of this course have practical components where students will be required to demonstrate verbal communication skills as part of their assessments. Average English skills are necessary to complete these components successfully.
  • Numeracy Skill
    Numeracy skills are required at an average level eg completion of Year 10 maths and the ability to use a calculator.
  • Past Work Experience
    For this qualification you should have completed the Certificate IV or have relevant work experienc
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)

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