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The FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance is for people who already work or want to work in the general insurance industry.
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This course has been developed for customer service, claims, administrative and underwriting roles. Individuals will learn about the foundations of risk and compliance. Based on these foundations, individuals will learn about products, providing general insurance product and service information to clients, underwriting, claims, change and working well with clients.
Students are supported by live monthly tutor sessions throughout their learning experience. Each session provides an opportunity to engage with a tutor/subject matter expert in real-time. Students can use these one-hour sessions to drop in and ask questions on the subject content and assessments.
Summary video recordings are provided for each topic. These short videos provide a guide for students on key concepts and focus points for each topic.
Individuals who successfully complete this course will be awarded the FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance qualification.
Individuals can choose to add on Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance. The Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance course meets the ASIC Regulatory Guide 146 (RG146) educational requirements for providing Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance financial product advice. Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance is not required for the FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance qualification.
Do you already work or want to work in a customer service, claims, administrative or underwriting role in general insurance?
Do you want a broader understanding of the general insurance industry?
For more information, please refer to the course outlines >
Do you need to be RG 146 compliant?
Do you work in an underwriting role and want a deeper understanding of general insurance adviser and/or broker roles?
Do you work in a claims or customer service role and want a broader understanding of the various roles in the general insurance industry?
On successful completion of this course, individuals should be able to:
On successful completion of the Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance course, individuals should be able to:
Note: The Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance course is optional and is not required for the FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance qualification.
Foundations of the Financial Services Industry
General Advice General Insurance
Personal Advice General Insurance
There are 12 units of competency awarded for the successful completion of the course; three (3) core and nine (9) electives. For information on the units of competency, see the course outline in the ‘Course overview’ section.
To provide Tier 2 Personal Advice in General Insurance, individuals must successfully complete all modules, exams and the Workplace Validation Report.
There is one (1) unit of competency awarded for the successful completion of the course. For information on the unit of competency, see the course outline in the ‘Course overview’ section.
The Tier 2 Personal Advice General Insurance course is optional and is not required for the FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance qualification.
The assessment tasks for this course are listed below. Units of competency are co-assessed by topic within course as listed in the course outline, which can be accessed in the ‘Course overview’ section.
Individuals may attempt the exam and/or submit their written and oral assignment at any time if they believe they are adequately prepared.
Individuals must be deemed demonstrated in all assessment items, including demonstrating competency in all of the exam questions in order to be awarded their qualification.
Individuals who complete the course will receive a qualification certificate.
The assessment tasks for this subject are listed below.
Type of exam: open book, multiple-choice exam. Exam questions are randomised per person, per sitting.
Score required to pass this module: 100%
Time limit: Unlimited
Number of exam attempts allowed: Unlimited
At completion of the modules and exams, all students are required to complete a Workplace Validation Report (WVR). The report covers the application of knowledge and skills in the workplace. For General Insurance this must be demonstrated on at least two (2) occasions with different clients and general insurance products. This means that each individual will complete two (2) client interactions.
Each WVR completed by a line manager or supervisor is reviewed and marked for final competency by a Kaplan Professional assessor.
If individuals are not working in industry, a roleplay with a Kaplan Professional assessor will be conducted.
Individuals may attempt the exams and/or WVR/role play at any time if they believe they are adequately prepared.
Individuals must be deemed ‘demonstrated’ in all assessment items, including all of the exam questions, in order to complete the course.
Individuals who complete the subject will receive a statement of attainment.
To learn more about what to expect when completing an oral assignment using audio please click here.
Refer to the course outline in the ‘Course overview’ section for more information.
Individuals have a total of:
Therefore, if an individual completes the learning and assessment, and the re-submission time is granted, the duration will be 30 weeks.
The amount of training for this course may be up to seven (7) hours per week. The amount of training is the hours a student can expect to spend engaged in structured learning or tutor-led activities.
The assessment hours for this subject may be up to nine (9) hours per week. These are the hours an individual can expect engaging in assessment activities. In addition to the amount of training and assessment hours, individuals who are new to industry or vocational training could need up to seven (7) hours per week, known as unsupervised hours. These additional hours are for study skills or further research. For example, a student not working in industry would need more time to review industry websites that are usually introduced in workplace compliance training.
Individuals working in industry may be able to complete the course requirements in a shorter timeframe or less hours per week.
Individuals have a total of 90 days to complete the learning and assessment requirements from their initial activation date. The program is delivered online.
The amount of training for this course may be up to five (5) to seven (7) hours per week. The amount of training is the hours an individual can expect to spend engaged in structured learning or tutor-led activities.
The assessment hours for this subject may be up to five (5) to eight (8) hours per week. These are the hours an individual can expect engaging in assessment activities.
In addition to the amount of training and assessment hours, individuals who are new to industry or vocational training could need three (3) to five (5) hours per week, known as unsupervised hours.
Experienced individuals working in industry may be able to complete the course requirements in a shorter timeframe or less hours per week.
There are no entry requirements for FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance.
Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this course.
Individuals who are in Australia on a student visa are unable to enrol in this course. If you are in Australia on a visa and wish to enrol, you need to ensure you are enrolling in accordance with the study conditions of your visa.
This course requires you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, complete a range of written assessments, undertake independent research activities, and at times, engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.
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Individuals may progress to a Diploma in General Insurance.
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