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Do you have your Tier 2 in General Insurance and are looking for your Tier 1 in General Insurance?
Kaplan Professional’s Tier 1 General Insurance (personal sickness and accident insurance) is an online course developed to meet the needs of corporate clients that require their employees with Tier 2 General Insurance to become Tier 1 accredited for General Insurance. Individuals may choose from general advice or personal advice.
This subject meets the education requirements of ASIC Regulatory Guide 146 (RG146) for providing general and personal advice with Tier 1 General Insurance products and services. The course includes generic knowledge, insurance knowledge and specialist insurance knowledge.
For more information, please refer to the course outlines.
Upon successful completion of the General Advice option, students should be able to:
Upon successful completion of the Personal Advice option, students should also be able to:
General Advice comprises one subject with five topics:
Personal Advice comprises one subject with six topics including:
Refer to the General Advice subject outline or the Personal Advice subject outline for more information.
Tier 1 General Insurance General Advice
There is 1 unit of competency awarded for the successful completion of the course; 1 elective.
Tier 1 General Insurance Personal Advice
There are 2 units of competency awarded for the successful completion of the course; 2 electives.
Tier 1 General Insurance General Advice $270 (GST exempt).
Tier 1 General Insurance Personal Advice $315 (GST exempt).
Individuals have a total of:
Therefore, if an individual completes the learning and assessment, and the resubmission time in every subject is granted, the duration will be 16 weeks.
The amount of training for this course may be up to 15 hours per week. The amount of training is the hours a student can expect to spend to complete their course work and assessments.
In addition to the amount of training, individuals who are new to industry or vocational training could need up to 5 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. Students working in industry may be able to complete the course requirements in a shorter timeframe or less hours per week.
Additional study-related fees apply to formal extensions and re-enrolments. Please refer to the Vocational Education Fees schedule found here.
Please also refer to our Vocational Education and Training (VET) Enrolment Terms and Conditions here or our Student Handbook here for important information on:
This course includes both general and personal advice.
In addition to the amount of training, individuals who are new to industry or vocational training could need up to 5 hours per week known as unsupervised hours. These additional hours are for study skills or further research. For example, an individual not working in industry would need more time to review industry websites that are usually introduced in workplace compliance training. Students 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 Tier 1 General Insurance.
However it is recommended that individuals complete Tier 2 General Insurance General Advice for underpinning knowledge. It is also recommended that individuals are working in the insurance industry.
Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this course.
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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This course is delivered online. The student will also receive hardcopy course notes.
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Corporate clients should contact our Corporate Solutions Representative 1300 728 505 to discuss face-to-face delivery options and how we can tailor our training to your business needs.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Individuals may be able to obtain Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a Kaplan award subject based on their previous study and/or work experience. To do this, individuals must submit evidence that demonstrates they have already met the requirements of the subject through these other means.
Evidence can take many forms, such as information about approved study, information about work experience, certificates, transcripts or other credentials.
To find out if you are eligible for RPL, refer to our Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) page.
Students may progress to the FNS41415 Certificate IV in General Insurance and then to the FNS51115 Diploma of General Insurance.
The assessment tasks for this course are listed below. Units of competency are co-assessed by topic within course as follows. The units of competency are co-assessed as listed earlier in ‘Units of competency’.
• Oral questions and role play. The mode of oral assessment is by audio recording. Students will need to organise a volunteer to assist in the role play.
Students may attempt the exam and/or submit their oral assignment at any time if they believe they are adequately prepared.
Students must be deemed competent in all assessment items, including demonstrating competency in all of the exam questions, in order to be awarded their qualification or course.
Students who complete the course will receive a statement of attainment.
To learn more about what to expect when completing an oral assignment using audio please click here.
The assessment tasks for this course are listed below. The course include both general advice and personal advice. Units of competency are co-assessed by topic within course as follows. The units of competency are co-assessed as listed earlier in ‘Units of competency’.
• written — short answer questions, case studies
• oral — oral questions and role plays. The mode of oral assessment is by audio recording. Students will need to organise a volunteer to assist in the role plays.
Students may attempt the exam and/or submit their written and oral assignment at any time if they believe they are adequately prepared.
Refer to the subject outline for more information.
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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