Purpose-built financial planning education to help you embrace the future with confidence

Kaplan Professional is a leading provider of education in Australia, providing learning solutions to over 45,000 professionals annually – this includes 1,500 corporate clients, incorporating all the major banks and leading financial services providers in the country.


For over 20 years, Kaplan Professional has developed a respected reputation by educating and supporting the financial planning and wider financial services industry. Our vision is to continue to uplift the industry standard by delivering higher education financial planning qualifications that are purpose-built, practical and relevant.


We pride ourselves on our ability to provide personalised education pathways to financial advisers, and are committed to arming them with the tools to succeed throughout their education journey, particularly those who have extensive professional and personal commitments or who may not have studied for some time.

Explore your study options

Higher education

Master of Financial Planning 

Purpose-built degree set at AQF level 9, which is FASEA approved. It’s designed and developed in consultation with industry experts, and combines advanced technical rigour with practical and relevant performance-focused learning outcomes.

Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

An eight-subject higher education qualification set at AQF Level 8 and approved by FASEA. This qualification is the first eight subjects of the FASEA-approved Master of Financial Planning.

Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning 

A four-subject higher education qualification set at AQF level 8 that provides a stepping stone into the FASEA-approved Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning and FASEA-approved Master of Financial Planning.

Postgrad FP Qualification Diagram

Specialist programs

FASEA-approved Bridging Courses  

Purpose built FASEA bridging courses with practical and relevant outcomes that will benefit financial advisers in their professional practice.

FASEA Exam Preparation Support

We’re delighted to offer a range of exam preparation resources to help you prepare and practice prior to sitting FASEA’s Financial Adviser Examination. Gain access to an online preparation room as well as a practice exam, designed to simulate the structure, duration and exam conditions of the Financial Adviser Examination.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Kaplan Professional is the leading provider in the provision of industry CPD. Our flagship online platform Ontrack provides organisations and individuals with the content, tracking, reporting and consultancy they need to manage and meet their CPD obligations.

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Rachael Bursell

“Kaplan Professional’s support and flexible study options were ideal for me, working full-time and trying to build a business.”

Rachael Bursell is a Financial Adviser with Finance Your Future. Rachael has over 17 years’ industry experience and was nominated for the 2018 AFA Rising Star Award. She maintains that advisers who make a strategic effort to further themselves through education will reap the benefits in the future.