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FNS51822 Diploma of Financial Services

Course Information
Qualification:FNS51822 Diploma of Financial Services
CRICOS Course Code:106438M
Duration:40 weeks including breaks
Training Package:FNS Financial Services
Vocational Area:Financial services
Study Type:Blended learning; 25% online and 75% face to face


This course is organised into 10 units of competency, made up of 3 core units and 7 elective units.

 Unit of Competency CodesUnit of Competency Name
Core UnitsFNSINC411Conduct work according to professional practices in the financial services industry
FNSINC513Identify and apply complex ethical decision making to workplace situations
FNSRSK411Apply risk management strategies to own work
Elective UnitsFNSFLT511Assist customers to budget and manage own finances
FNSFLT515 Facilitate knowledge of superannuation as an investment tool
FNSINC511 Conduct financial product research to support product recommendations
FNSFMK521 Analyse financial markets and information
FNSIAD501Provide appropriate services, advice, and products to clients
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service
FNSCUS515Determine client financial requirements and expectations


FNS51822 Diploma of Financial services is designed to provide a general-purpose pathway into the financial services industry. It is also intended to provide an effective development option for those candidates for whom the specialist qualification pathways in the Financial Services Training Package are not yet appropriate. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems and 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 or teams within defined guidelines.


The specific course entry requirements are (for example, LLN, technology skills or pre-requisite qualifications):

English Language/Literacy/Numeracy requirements.
IELTS band score of 5.5 or TOEFL 500 or equivalent

Specific Course Entry Requirements
Be 18 years of age or over
Have satisfactorily completed the year Australian 11 (or equivalent) with sound literacy and numeracy skills

It is preferred that students 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.

Study Pathways
The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:
• Advanced Diploma of Paraplanning
• Higher education pathway

Employment Pathways
The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:
• Finance Sector Supervisor
• Customer Service Manager (financial services)
• Customer Service (financial services)
• Finance Administrator
• Financial Market Advisor


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-george@win.edu.au for further information.

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