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STUDY MODE

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NUMBER OF SUBJECTS

1

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COURSE FEE

$300.00

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COURSE DURATION

12 weeks

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Are you looking to gain specialised knowledge and skills in ASX exchange-traded options and warrants?

Kaplan Professional’s ADA1 subject provides an overview of the Australian economy and financial system and focuses on fundamental concepts and strategies related to exchange-traded options. It discusses investment styles and trading styles related to warrants.

Individuals will gain skills related to basic derivatives transactions including:

  • Taking and writing options
  • Subscribing for, and buying and selling options
  • Exercising warrants and options
  • Other ASX derivatives products and strategies as prescribed in the ASX’s procedures

Subject information

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, individuals should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Australian economy and financial markets with particular emphasis on the share market
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Australian financial system with reference to the various financial intermediaries, products, services, and markets
  • Describe and use terminology defining options markets, strategies, trading, and warrants
  • Advise on options, warrants and derivatives products traded on the ASX
  • Advise on selling options to close a taken position
  • Write covered call options

Topics covered

  • Topic 1: Australian economy and financial system
  • Topic 2: Exchange-traded options: fundamentals
  • Topic 3: Exchange-traded options: strategies
  • Topic 4: Warrants: fundamentals, instalments and investment strategies
  • Topic 5: Trading warrants
  • Topic 6: Options and warrants: market trading and advising clients

Units of competency

There are no units of competency awarded for this subject.

Duration

Individuals must complete this subject within 12 weeks of the enrolment date.

Upon successful completion of this program, individuals should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Australian economy and financial markets with particular emphasis on the share market
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Australian financial system with reference to the various financial intermediaries, products, services, and markets
  • Describe and use terminology defining options markets, strategies, trading, and warrants
  • Advise on options, warrants and derivatives products traded on the ASX
  • Advise on selling options to close a taken position
  • Write covered call options
  • Topic 1: Australian economy and financial system
  • Topic 2: Exchange-traded options: fundamentals
  • Topic 3: Exchange-traded options: strategies
  • Topic 4: Warrants: fundamentals, instalments and investment strategies
  • Topic 5: Trading warrants
  • Topic 6: Options and warrants: market trading and advising clients

There are no units of competency awarded for this subject.

Individuals must complete this subject within 12 weeks of the enrolment date.

Assessment

Assessment for ADA1 is as follows:

  • ADA1: Exam (Supervised, closed-book, online and multiple-choice)

 

Kaplan Professional’s exams

Kaplan Professional’s exams are multiple-choice exams, where emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge.

Individuals must attempt their first exam sit within 12 weeks of their enrolment date.

Individuals are entitled to a first sit and two re-sits of an exam. To achieve an overall grade of ‘competent’ in the exam, individuals must achieve the nominated pass mark for each section in the exam. If deemed ‘not yet competent’ for a section, individuals are only required to attempt that section in the re-sit.

Individuals can sit their exam while being supervised in their workplace or with online supervision via Zoom at a suitable location.

Click here for more information about Kaplan Professional exams.

Entry Requirements

Educational requirements

While there are no formal prerequisites, at least six (6) months’ experience in the derivatives industry prior to enrolling into ADA Level 1 would be beneficial due to the specialist nature of the subject content.

Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this subject.

Individuals who are in Australia on a student visa are unable to enrol in this subject. If you are in Australia on a visa and wish to enrol, you need to check that you are enrolling in accordance with the study conditions of your visa.

Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) requirements

This subject requires you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, 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.

If you have any doubts about whether you have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake a Kaplan Professional program, we recommend you speak with our Student Services team on 1300 662 203 or mail@kaplan.edu.au.

Computing requirements

In order to complete your studies with Kaplan Professional, you’re assumed to have the following skills and access relating to technology.

While there are no formal prerequisites, at least six (6) months’ experience in the derivatives industry prior to enrolling into ADA Level 1 would be beneficial due to the specialist nature of the subject content.

Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this subject.

Individuals who are in Australia on a student visa are unable to enrol in this subject. If you are in Australia on a visa and wish to enrol, you need to check that you are enrolling in accordance with the study conditions of your visa.

This subject requires you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, 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.

If you have any doubts about whether you have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake a Kaplan Professional program, we recommend you speak with our Student Services team on 1300 662 203 or mail@kaplan.edu.au.

In order to complete your studies with Kaplan Professional, you’re assumed to have the following skills and access relating to technology.

Enrolment Information

Individuals may enrol in this subject at any time and begin studying immediately on enrolment.

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This subject is delivered online via Kaplan Professional’s learning management system, KapLearn.

Students receive login details to KapLearn on enrolment. When students log on to KapLearn, they can access their subject notes, assessments, additional learning materials and their online tutor.

Students access and submit their assessments through KapLearn.

Corporate clients should contact our Corporate Solutions team at corporate@kaplan.edu.au to discuss delivery options and how we can further tailor our training to meet your business needs.

On completing ADA Level 1, you may then enrol into ADA Level 2.

Kaplan Professional has assessed this subject. Click here for the following CPD hours applicable from 1 January 2019 on successful completion of this subject. For subjects or courses completed prior to this date, please contact Kaplan Professional’s CPD Support team on 1300 527 526 or pdmail@kaplan.edu.au.

There is no RPL for this subject.

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Student policies

Individuals who enrol in a Kaplan Professional course are bound by our published policies, including the policy that sets out our rules for assessment. Individuals can review these policies here. The policies also assist individuals when their study program does not go as planned and they need extra support.

Terms and conditions

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Refund policy

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Fees

The cost to enrol in ADA Level 1 is $300 (GST excluded).

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Support and wellbeing

We understand studying isn’t always easy; you may not have studied for some time or perhaps you haven’t studied online previously. Kaplan Professional recognises juggling study with work and family commitments, while trying to find the balance can be demanding.

Your wellbeing and safety is paramount to Kaplan Professional. We want to ensure your experience is well-rounded and balanced to help you attain the most from your studies, so we encourage you to take advantage of the services available to you.

Support and wellbeing

We understand studying isn’t always easy; you may not have studied for some time or perhaps you haven’t studied online previously. Kaplan Professional recognises juggling study with work and family commitments, while trying to find the balance can be demanding.

Your wellbeing and safety is paramount to Kaplan Professional. We want to ensure your experience is well-rounded and balanced to help you attain the most from your studies, so we encourage you to take advantage of the services available to you.

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