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Diploma of Financial Markets

FNS51015
Average Course Fee: $2370
Average Duration: 18 Months

This qualification reflects job roles in financial markets involving duties in the areas of client advising, operations and dealing. Individuals in these roles have autonomy in performing technical operations, apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and research, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others.

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.

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

86.0%

Satisfied with the training
56.0%

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 = 9

4 core units plus

5 elective units

The elective units consist of:

  • 3 from the electives below.
  • Of the remaining 2 units:

  • up to 2 may be from the electives
  • up to 2 may be from a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma 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

    FNSFMK501 Analyse financial markets and information

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

    FNSRSK502 Assess risks

    BSBCOM406 Conduct work within a compliance framework

    Elective Units

    Group A

    Client advisory roles

    FNSASICL503* Provide advice in the regulated emissions market

    FNSASICS503* Provide advice in foreign exchange

    FNSASICT503* Provide advice in managed investments

    FNSASICV503* Provide advice in derivatives

    FNSASICW503* Provide advice in securities

    FNSCUS504 Manage premium customer relationships

    FNSCUS505 Determine client requirements and expectations

    FNSCUS506 Record and implement client instructions

    FNSFMK502 Analyse financial market products for client

    FNSFMK503 Advise clients on financial risk

    FNSFMK512 Apply knowledge of emissions markets

    FNSIAD501 Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients

    FNSIAD502 Provide appropriate and timely information and advice to clients

    FNSINC501 Conduct product research to support recommendations

    Group B

    Operational roles

    FNSFMK401 Reconcile financial transactions

    FNSFMK504 Complete confirmation and settlement processes

    FNSFMK506 Detect errors and fraud when processing financial transactions

    FNSFMK507 Analyse risk mitigation in the operation process

    FNSFMK508 Monitor and process collateral

    Group C

    Dealing room roles

    FNSFMK601 Price financial transactions

    FNSFMK602 Hedge financial products

    FNSFMK509 Process transaction documentation

    FNSFMK510 Prepare trading strategies for clients

    FNSFMK511 Apply limits when trading

    *Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

    Unit in this qualification

    Prerequisite unit

    FNSASICL503 Provide advice in the regulated emissions market

    FNSFMK501 Analyse financial markets and information

    FNSFMK502 Analyse financial market products for client

    FNSFMK503 Advise clients on financial risk

    FNSFMK512 Apply knowledge of the emissions market

    FNSAISCS503 Provide advice in foreign exchange

    FNSINC501 Conduct product research to support recommendations

    FNSIAD501 Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients

    FNSCUS505 Determine client requirements and expectations

    FNSCUS506 Record and implement client instructions

    FNSASICT503 Provide advice in managed investments

    FNSINC501 Conduct product research to support recommendations

    FNSIAD501 Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients

    FNSCUS505 Determine client requirements and expectations

    FNSCUS506 Record and implement client instructions

    FNSASICV503 Provide advice in derivatives

    FNSFMK502 Analyse financial market products for client

    FNSFMK503 Advise clients on financial risk

    FNSCUS505 Determine client requirements and expectations

    FNSCUS506 Record and implement client instructions

    FNSASICW503 Provide advice in securities

    FNSFMK502 Analyse financial market products for client

    FNSFMK503 Advise clients on financial risk

    FNSCUS505 Determine client requirements and expectations

    FNSCUS506 Record and implement client instructions

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Financial Market Advisor
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Broking
    Business Services
    Financial Planning
    Financial Services



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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 'Diploma in the field of Management and Commerce'

    35.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    24.8 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    26.2%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    24.4%
    Professionals
    Managers
    22.5%
    Managers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $52,200

    $44,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 89.9 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    82.2
    61.2
    20.7
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    11.5
    6.2
    16.3
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 56 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 93 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.7 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 90.7 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 52 200 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    Managers
     
     
    26.2
    24.4
    22.5
     
    30.7
    21.6
    14.5
    Top Industries (%):
    Financial and Insurance Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
     
     
    14.9
    13.9
    11.7
     
    28.6
    10.3
    7.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 92.3 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 54 900 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 32.5 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.4 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 83.4 84.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 35.9 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 35 400 39 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 41.4 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.4 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 67.2 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.
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    Financial and Insurance Services
    14.9
    Financial and Insurance Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    13.9
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    11.7
    Public Administration and Safety
    Financial Services

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.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".