This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Broaden your understanding of the financial sector with a Certificate IV in Financial Services (FNS41815). You'll gain an understanding of the industry while cultivating your financial skill set.
Meticulous reporting, detail-oriented administration and a clear-headed disposition are all indispensable traits in a financial services professional. Working with data and computer-based reporting systems, you'll learn how to generate accurate reporting, manage payroll and oversee operational budgets.
Foundation Education offers this course online to allow you the flexibility to fit your learning in around your other commitments. With 24/7 access to learning materials and an expert student support team, your career goals are more achievable than you thought.
Individuals should currently hold a position in the financial services industry and work directly for an organisation or small business owner, contractor or service provider. It is recommended that individuals have relevant industry experience to assist with the completion of this course. Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. To undertake this qualification, individuals are also required to:
have successfully completed Year 12; AND
have access to a financial services environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements
Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.
Areas of study
In this financial services course, the subjects you may study include:
FNSINC401 - Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
BSBADM405 - Organise meetings
BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
FNSACC303 - Perform financial calculations
FNSACC402 - Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC404 - Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSBKG401 - Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
FNSCUS401 - Participate in negotiations
FNSFMK401 - Reconcile financial transactions
FNSPIM410 - Collect, assess and use information
FNSINC402 - Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of products and services used by an organisation or sector
RTO 22557 Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
Flexible Online Study Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.
Dedicated Student Support Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.
Industry Relevant Courses Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.
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