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Are you looking to become compliant in the Financial Planning knowledge area?
Kaplan Professional, a leading national provider of education in financial services offers the Kaplan Professional Tier 1 general advice in the financial planning specialist knowledge area.
This course provides individuals with the opportunity to develop the professional knowledge and skills (if required) to provide financial planning advice following a step–by–step process.
The subject also introduces key areas of financial advice, including investment markets, taxation, social security, and retirement planning and risk management.
Upon successful completion of this option, individuals will meet the education requirements of ASIC Regulatory Guide 146 for providing general advice in financial planning to retail clients.
Please refer to the subject outline for more information:
Tier 1 Compliance Solution – Financial Planning
General Advice: $280 (GST exempt)
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Individuals have a total of 12 weeks to complete the learning and assessment requirements from their initial enrolment date.
An additional four weeks (4) per subject is available if required to resit an exam.
For a guide on the number of study hours for Professional Year formal training, click here.
Individuals enrolling into Tier 1 Financial Planning – General Advice will need to have met the Generic Knowledge entry requirements prior to enrolling into this course.
Individuals are also required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol into this course.
To meet the Generic Knowledge entry requirements for this course, you will need to demonstrate knowledge obtained through formal studies (completed within the last five years) of three of the four topic areas detailed below:
Topic 1: The Australian financial system and economic environment
Topic 2: Introduction to the Australian financial services industry and legislation
Topic 3: Investment asset classes and mortgage loans
Topic 4: General Insurance
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.
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 email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To successfully complete this qualification, individuals will require basic computing skills. This may include:
Individuals are required to be aged 18 years or older to enrol in this subject.
You may enrol into this course at any time and begin studying immediately on enrolment.*
To enrol online, please follow these steps:
This course is delivered online via Kaplan Professional’s learning management system KapLearn.
You will receive login details to KapLearn upon enrolment. When you log on to KapLearn you are able to access the subject notes, assessments, additional learning materials such as media, case studies, practice activities and your online tutor.
Assessments are accessed and submitted through KapLearn.
Corporate clients should contact our Corporate Solutions Representative on 1300 662 203 to discuss face-to-face delivery options and how we can tailor our training to your business needs.
* If you have not previously completed Generic Knowledge, please ensure you enrol into this subject as it is a prerequisite of the Tier 1 knowledge areas.
The assessments for each subject are listed below:
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