Certificate IV in Financial Practice Support

FNS40715

Course Overview

Description

Average Course Fee : $4400
Average Course Duration : 1 Year

This qualification is for individuals performing a support role to qualified financial planners and para-planners. Individuals in these roles apply specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine support activities relating to a pre-set range of financial products and services.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification 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. The core units meet Tier 2 status Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) accreditation requirements for providing limited financial products advice.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Employment Status

Surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

Enrolled in Further Study

Surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

Median Salary

Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed as:

Clerical and Administrative Workers

30.9%

Clerical and Administrative Workers
Professionals

18.1%

Professionals
Managers

17.1%

Managers

Top 3 Employing Industries

Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Management and Commerce field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed in:

Financial and Insurance Services

12.5%

Financial and Insurance Services
Health Care and Social Assistance

10.9%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade

8.8%

Retail Trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible. Select a state or territory for more information.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Financial Services Career Pathway

Certificate IV in Financial Practice Support is in the Management and Commerce Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Financial Services.


Stream

Financial Planning

Certificate II

Certificate III

Stream

Banking and Credit Services
Superannuation
General
Personal Injury Management Insurance
Insurance Services
Trust Administration
Accounting

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.


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