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Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    6 months full time or part time equivalent

  • Units

    4

  • Start Date

    Mar, Jul, Nov

Overview of the course

You’ve got industry experience; here is your solution to the education requirements now required of financial planners by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). The Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning is designed to meet the FASEA bridging course requirements for existing financial advisers – approval is pending.

You’ll refresh your knowledge while drawing on your own experience in investment, insurance, taxation, superannuation and estate planning. Course work will take you through the foundation skills of financial planning – analytical and creative planning and decision making.

By and earning your qualification online you upskill without having to put your life on hold. You can continue to work and study at the same time.

While you are studying you can become a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) for free to get access to a network of financial planning professionals and resources.

The Graduate Certificate of Financial Planning is designed to meet the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) bridging course requirements for existing financial advisers – approval is pending.

What are the entry criteria?

  • A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline

OR

  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience

OR

  • A minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience.

If you are applying as an international student, please view the English Language Requirements.

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Career & Learning

Career opportunities

  • Financial Planner

    Develop financial strategies for individuals or organisations and assist clients with complex decision to protect and grow their wealth.

  • Tax Analyst

    Evaluates company operating information and recommend strategies on tax.

  • Treasury roles

    Focuses on cash management, corporate finance and financial risk management within a business.

What you will learn

  • Professional Knowledge

    Draw from your comprehensive knowledge of financial systems and relevant regulations to help clients achieve their financial goals.

  • Communication

    Communicate proficiently with clients, gather and interpret appropriate data and use advanced tools and practices to produce a financial plan.

  • Critical Thinking

    Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of financial planning and business concepts in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking.

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Course Units

  • Elements of Financial Planning and Regulation (FIN60010)
  • Behavioural Finance and Investment (FIN60011)
  • Corporations and Contract Law (LAW60003)
  • Ethics and Client Management (FIN60012)

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