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Do you want to be able to provide general or personal advice in Tier 1 in General Insurance (personal sickness and accident insurance)?
This online course 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 subject outlines.
NB: Tier 1 General Insurance Personal Advice includes both general and personal advice
Upon successful completion of the General Advice subject, individuals should be able to:
Upon successful completion of the Personal Advice option, individuals will be able to demonstrate all of the above learning outcomes for General Advice, and will also be able to:
General Advice comprises one (1) subject with five (5) topics:
Personal Advice comprises one (1) subject with six (6) topics including:
Tier 1 General Insurance General Advice
There is one (1) elective unit of competency awarded for the successful completion of this subject:
Tier 1 General Insurance Personal Advice
There are two (2) elective units of competency awarded for the successful completion of this subject:
Tier 1 General Insurance General Advice $270 (GST exempt).
Tier 1 General Insurance Personal Advice $315 (GST exempt).
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Individuals have a total of:
Therefore, if an individual completes the learning and assessment, and the resubmission time is granted, the duration will be 16 weeks.
The amount of training for this subject may be up to 15 hours per week. The amount of training is the hours an individual 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, an individual 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 subject 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 subject 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. Individuals working in industry may be able to complete the subject 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 Personal 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 these subjects.
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.
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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.
Individuals may progress to the FNS41420 Certificate IV in General Insurance and/or to a diploma qualification.
The assessment tasks for these subjects are listed below.
• Oral questions and role play. The mode of oral assessment is by audio recording. As part of the subject requirements, individuals will need to find a volunteer to assist with their tole play in the oral assignment.
Individuals may attempt the exam and/or submit their oral assignment at any time if they believe they are adequately prepared.
Individuals 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 subject.
Individuals who complete this subject will receive a statement of attainment.
To learn more about what to expect when completing an oral assignment using audio please click here.
The subject includes both general advice and personal advice. Units of competency are co-assessed by topic within this subject as follows. The units of competency are co-assessed as listed earlier in ‘Units of competency’ in the Subject Information tab.
• written — short answer questions, case studies
• oral questions and role plays. The mode of oral assessment is by audio recording. As part of the subject requirements, individuals will need to find a volunteer to assist with their role play in the oral assignment.
Individuals 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 in the Course Overview tab for more information.
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