Maintain your registration and consolidate your professional values with the Ethics and Professional Standards for Financial Planners FASEA bridging course. This essential tertiary microcredential qualification meets the minimum education requirements according to the Financial Adviser Standards (FAS) set by the Australian Government Treasury (formerly set by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority [FASEA]), while enhancing leadership skills in a specialised learning environment. With high demand for financial planners with approved qualifications, it’s a great time to upgrade your skills in only 12 weeks.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Relate ethical and moral theories and frameworks to the behavioural standards expected of financial planners and financial advisers
Recognise the expectations of ethical decision-making behaviour for financial planners in line with regulatory, professional and community standards
Identify and communicate about influences on ethical decision-making and behaviour
Use reasoned and moral judgements to resolve problems according to regulatory, ethical and professional standards
Develop specialist skills to gain an advantage in the job market
An essential FAS and FASEA-accreditation qualification to meet the education requirements for financial planners and advisors
A job-ready understanding of ethics and professional standards, with the skills to be socially just and ethically aware in your financial planning career
Positive interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills to apply in the workplace
For existing advisers or those attaining the Professional Year (PY), a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certificate will be provided upon successful completion of this subject. Please check with your licensee on the CPD policy requirements.
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A diploma in financial planning or
A bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Your certificates, transcripts and other entry requirement evidence must be certified through a Justice of the Peace or other authorising officer
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Checked the requirements set by the Australian Government Treasury’s Financial Adviser Standards
A high commitment and application to ethical standards
Effective communication skills
An interest in helping others
Interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate
Good decision-making skills
Strong leadership skills
You do not require an ATAR score for entry into this course.
If you are unable to meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for special admission.
Please continue with your application and you will be guided to identify as mature aged (at least 21 years old in your first year of study) or disadvantaged (disability, serious or chronic illness, interrupted education, lack of support for study, serious personal problems and/or serious family responsibilities). Please contact us to find out more.
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: financial planner, financial adviser, compliance manager and senior roles in financial planning.
This microcredential meets the minimum education requirements for ethics and professional standards for financial planners according to the Financial Adviser Standards (FAS) set by the Australian Government Treasury (formerly set by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority [FASEA]). It is accredited with FAS and FASEA as an approved bridging course. Visit the FAS website for more information.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Ethics and Professional Standards for Financial Planners FASEA bridging course does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Ethics and Professional Standards for Financial Planners FASEA bridging course does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning (https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers) or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 1 subject.
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