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As a financial adviser, it’s essential you have a working knowledge of the Australian commercial law environment.
In this subject, individuals are introduced to contract law, the fundamental legal concepts of business organisational structures, and aspects of the law of torts.
This subject is for financial advisers who provide tax (financial) advice services and wish to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) as a tax (financial) adviser. It meets the requirements for ‘a course in commercial law that’s approved by the Board’ for tax (financial) advisers for the purposes of Items 301(b), 302(b) and 303(a) of Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009 (TASR).
For a full list of Kaplan Professional’s TPB Approved Courses For Tax Advisers, click here.
Please click here to download a subject outline for this course.
On successful completion of this subject, individuals should be able to:
Topic 1: Introduction to contract law Topic 2: Introduction to business structures Topic 3: Professional liability of tax (financial) advisers
Unit of competency
There are no units of competency for this course.
A certificate of completion will be awarded on successful completion of each subject.
You may enrol into the online version of this course at any time and begin studying immediately upon enrolment.
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Subject entry requirements
There are no entry requirements for this subject.Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this subject.
Recognitions of Prior Learning (RPL)
There’s no RPL available for this subject as there are no units of competency awarded.
Students have a total of 12 weeks to complete the learning and assessment requirements for the Commerical Law subject, from their initial enrolment date.
An additional four (4) weeks is available if students are required to re-sit an examination.
This subject is delivered online.
Kaplan Professional’s online learning portal, KapLearn, enables us to provide you with innovative, interactive learning resources and support. You can access KapLearn from anywhere at any time using a computer or mobile device that has internet access.
KapLearn is where you access subject notes, supplementary learning material, practice activities and assessments. KapLearn is also where you access ongoing support. The ‘Ask your tutor’ forum provides you with continuous technical support from subject matter experts.
Standard rate: $585
Commercial Law & DFP 5 – Tax for Financial Advising bundle: $1,090
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The two assessment tasks for this subject are:
Examination 1: Supervised, open book online multiple choice examination, three (3) attempts.
Examination 2: Supervised, open book online short answer examination, three (3) attempts.
Students may attempt the examinations at any time before the conclusion of their 12 week study period if they think they are adequately prepared. Students will receive personal reminder emails as they approach their assessment deadlines.
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.
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