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Certificate IV in Superannuation

FNS40915
Average Course Fee: $4450
Average Duration: 6 Months

This qualification is designed to reflect job roles requiring specialist understanding of financial products and services in superannuation environments. Individuals in these roles apply specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities relating to administering income streams, assisting with meeting industry compliance requirements, establishing and maintaining employer accounts and processing benefits, claims and payments. They apply solutions to a defined range of superannuation problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of relevant sources

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, some units will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume for guidance on requirements.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Management and Commerce'

86.3%

Satisfied with the training
60.9%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Financial Investment Manager ( ANZSCO code 222312)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
51,800 persons were employed as Financial Investment Advisers and Managers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 25,001 and 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Financial Investment Advisers and Managers in 2014 are: $1,753. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Financial Investment Advisers and Managers visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 13

3 core units plus

10 elective units

The elective units consist of:

  • 5 from Group A electives below
  • 3 from Group A or Group B electives below.
  • Of the remaining 2 units:

  • 2 may be from Group A or Group B
  • 2 may be from a Certificate IV in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course
  • 1 may be from a Certificate III in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

    Core Units

    BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

    FNSCUS402 Resolve disputes

    FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

    Elective Units

    Group A

    Superannuation

    FNSSUP301 Process superannuation fund payments

    FNSSUP303 Process superannuation contributions

    FNSSUP401 Process complex superannuation benefit or insurance claim

    FNSSUP402 Assist in meeting superannuation compliance requirements

    FNSSUP404 Establish and customise employer accounts

    FNSSUP406 Establish and maintain fund or plan

    FNSSUP407 Assess complex superannuation benefit or insurance claim

    FNSSUP408 Participate in fund review practices

    FNSSUP409Provide specialist retirement income stream information to clients

    FNSSUP410 Establish and administer retirement income streams

    FNSSUP411 Terminate retirement income streams

    FNSSUP412 Determine impact of social security entitlements on retirement income

    FNSSUP413 Apply knowledge of retirement planning issues when dealing with clients

    FNSSUP414 Develop and apply knowledge of aged care

    FNSSUP508 Provide effective information to members

    Group B

    General

    BSBSMB411 Manage specialist external advisory services

    BSBCUE405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

    BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards

    BSBITS401 Maintain business technology

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    FNSINC402 Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of products and services used by an organisation or sector

    FNSSMS401 Process self-managed superannuation contribution

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Superannuation Funds Administrator
    Superannuation Officer
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Services
    Financial Services
    Superannuation



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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Management and Commerce'

    49.5%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    20.2 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    33.9%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    17%
    Professionals
    Managers
    13.9%
    Managers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $46,800

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 89.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    82.9
    59.4
    23.4
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    6.9
    7.8
    13.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.3 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 60.9 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 90.9 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82.7 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 90.3 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 46 800 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    Managers
     
     
    33.9
    17
    13.9
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Financial and Insurance Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
     
     
    13.2
    12.3
    10.5
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 90.9 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 28 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 49.5 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 44 700 44 400
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 31.1 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 66.5 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Financial and Insurance Services
    13.2
    Financial and Insurance Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    12.3
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
    10.5
    Retail Trade
    Financial Services
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    Superannuation          
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    Insurance Services          
    Trust Administration          
    Accounting          

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