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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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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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