National code: FNS40820

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking

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Overview About this course

Help people achieve their dream of owning a home as a finance or mortgage broker. Get the skills to join a dynamic industry and develop a trusting relationship with clients, third party referrers, and lenders.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships

  • Prepare loan applications

  • Identify client needs

  • Promote financial products and services

  • Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • An enhanced understanding of the financial services industry

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively

  • Confidence in maintaining stakeholder and customer relationships

  • The ability to problem solve and make decisions

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

  • To set you up for study success and ensure your skills match the demands of your course, TAFE NSW offers you a free Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment. This assessment helps us to work with you to understand your individual study needs, to direct you to the right course for you and to give you the personalised support you need to succeed.

  • If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Finance Broker

Finance Brokers operate as independent agents in the course of financial negotiations and arrange loans of money on behalf of clients.

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).

    86%

  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    6,000 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    44 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.

    $1,860

  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    46 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    High

  • Gender share

    28% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Strong Growth

Other jobs include: Mortgage broker, Loan writer , Para-broker (back-office support), Independent mortgage broker and Call centre staff

Licensing

Although not compulsory, you can apply for your credit licensing with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) when you successfully complete this course. For more information, visit the ASIC website.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 8 core and 4 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Sell financial products and services FNSSAM411

  • Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice FNSFMK515

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships in financial services industry FNSCUS511

  • Prepare loan applications on behalf of clients FNSFMB411

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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