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Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking

  • National Course Code: FNS40815
  • TAFE NSW code: FNS40815R2-01V01-20BKS-303

Location – Bankstown

Study Type


Course Start Date

30 Nov 2020

Study Commitment

22 Hours per week


28 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the job roles of individuals working in finance broking (including mortgage broking). They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to be computer literate with access to a computer and internet.
  • to be able to communicate effectively with your teacher.


To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Thursday, 22nd of October 2020
Times: 9:30am to 11:00am via Microsoft Teams Virtual Information Session OR 7:00pm to 8:00pm via Microsoft Teams Virtual Information Session


Date: Thursday, 19th of November 2020
Times: 9:30am to 11:00am via Microsoft Teams Virtual Information Session OR 7:00pm to 8:00pm via Microsoft Teams Virtual Information Session


This is a flexible, blended delivery course. To assist students with their studies, weekly workshops run every Tuesday night from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (via connected delivery), and Thursday day from 9:30am to 4:00pm (connected delivery or face to face). Weekly sessions are not compulsory however they provide extra content and assessment support for students.

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 15 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including undertaking indstry research.


This qualification reflects the job roles of individuals who would like to work in the financial sector including finance and mortgage broking.


There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • A weekly session runs every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (via connected delivery) and every Thursday from 9.30am to 2.30pm (connected/face to face) by one of our experienced teachers with mortgage broking experience. The focus of the sessions is to provide you with assessment support and an opportunity to ask any questions. Attendance is optional, you can attend all sessions or any session you feel you may benefit from.
  • Tutorial time is provided after each session on Tuesday (9:00pm to 9.30pm) and Thursday (2:30pm to 4:00pm) where you will have the opportunity to ask questions one on one with a teacher.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

Workshops run every Thursday to assist students with studies from 9:30am-4:00pm. Connected delivery is also available every Tuesday 6:00pm-9:00pm via Microsoft Teams.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. If you have any further questions, please contact us on 13 79 74.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, please call us on 13 79 74

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Core Units
Number Title
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
FNSCRD301 Process applications for credit
FNSFMB401 Prepare loan application on behalf of finance or mortgage broking clients
FNSFMB402 Identify client needs for broking services
FNSFMB403 Present broking options to client
FNSFMK505 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
FNSINC402 Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of products and services used by an organisation or sector
Elective Units
Number Title
FNSASIC301 Establish client relationship and analyse needs
FNSASIC302 Develop, present and negotiate client solutions
FNSCUS501 Develop and nurture relationships with clients, other professionals and third party referrers
FNSFMB501 Settle applications and loan arrangements in the finance and mortgage broking industry

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

500 Chapel Road, Bankstown
Phone 131 601

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