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FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning

Course Information
Qualification:FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning
CRICOS Course Code:087727G
Duration:40 weeks of tuition and 12 weeks of term breaks= 52 weeks total
Training Package:FNS Financial Services
Vocational Area:Financial services
Study Type:Full time: 20 hours face to face per week


This course is organised into 15 units of competency, made up of 9 core units and 6 elective units.

 Unit of Competency CodesUnit of Competency Name
Core UnitsFNSASICZ503Provide advice in financial planning
FNSFPL501Comply with financial planning practice ethical and operational guidelines and regulations
FNSFPL502Conduct financial planning analysis and research
FNSFPL503Develop and prepare financial plan
FNSFPL504Implement financial plan
FNSFPL505Review financial plans and provide ongoing service
FNSFPL506Determine client requirements and expectations
FNSINC401Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets
Elective UnitsFNSIAD501Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients
FNSINC501Conduct product research to support recommendations
FNSCUS505Determine client requirements and expectations
FNSCUS506Record and implement client instructions
FNSASICU503Provide advice in superannuation
FNSASICX503Provide advice in life assurance


FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning aims to provide competencies in Financial Planning enabling candidates to assist clients to identify financial goals and priorities, assess their current financial situation, tailor financial planning to meet their needs and to proactively identify ongoing service options for clients by researching and recommending financial products.


In order to gain entry into this course, the potential student must:
● Be 18 years of age or over
● Have satisfactorily completed Year 11 in the Australian High School (or equivalent), and
● Have an IELTS band score of minimum 5.5 or TOEFL 500 (or equivalent)

Applicants preferably have completed any Certificate FNS qualification or other relevant Certificate or demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in financial services roles, including planner or analyst.

Successful graduates of FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning may continue to study FNS60410 Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning at Wentworth Institute.


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@win.edu.au for further information.