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Ethics and Professional Standards for Financial Planners FASEA bridging course

  • TAFE NSW code: MHE20529ET-22ULT-003

Location – Ultimo


Part Time



Course Start Date

14 Feb 2022

Study Commitment

3 Hours per week


1 Semester

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This course is for existing financial planners/financial advisers who need to undertake studies in ethics and professional standards to meet FASEA 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.

You must be an existing financial planner/financial adviser to enrol in this course.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is an online course. You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of class, each week, for 1 Semester.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.


This is a post graduate course and is available to existing financial advisers - please see our Graduate Diploma or Bachelor Financial Planning courses as alternative course options.

This course is designed for existing financial planners and/ or financial advisers, who need to undertake studies in ethics and professional standards necessary to meet the FASEA education requirements.

Students will examine the ethical and professional obligations of financial advisers, through the examination of different ethical and professional theoretic frameworks, and through the obligations imposed by the FASEA Code of Ethics values and standards.


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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled for 1 evening a week. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.


The price for this course is $2,200.

No recognition is available for this course as per FASEA requirements.


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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.

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Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Elective Units
Number Title
FPETH501A_Z Ethics and Professional Standards for Financial Advisers

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

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Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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