SMSF Courses

Kaplan Professional offers a range of industry-renowned SMSF qualifications and courses, providing working professionals with a pathway towards becoming a specialist in Australia’s fastest growing sector of the superannuation industry.

Develop your skills and knowledge in this specialist area.

Higher Education

Master of Financial Planning with SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA™) designation


In an increasingly competitive environment, financial advisers across the country are looking for ways to stand out from the crowd and further specialise in their career. Combine the Master of Financial Planning with the SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA™) designation.

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Specialist programs

Introduction to SMSF


Tailored to various levels of industry experience, Kaplan Professional provides a wide range of courses and training solutions to help individuals gain the confidence and skills needed to succeed in Australia’s fastest growing sector of the superannuation industry.

For those wanting to get an overview of the superannuation industry with a focus on SMSFs, the fastest growing segment of the superannuation industry. It provides individuals with an understanding of the contribution rules and conditions, and the investment restrictions that apply to SMSFs.

Individuals who successfully complete the Introduction to Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) course will receive a certificate of completion.

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SMSF Specialist AdvisorTM (SSA) designation – SMS005 SIS Regulation and Taxation


This subject analyses the unique intersection of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SISA), the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1993 (SISR) and the Income Taxation Assessment Acts 1936 and 1997 (ITAA).

To be eligible to apply for the SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA™) designation with the SMSF Association, you must successfully pass the examination for this subject.

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