15 units must be achieved:
10 core units
plus5 elective units
the required elective units of competency can be selected from the elective bank below or from units aligned to other Diploma qualifications in the FNS10 Financial Services Training Package
a maximum of 2 electives may be selected from units aligned to Certificate IV qualifications in the FNS10 Financial Services Training Package
a maximum of 2 of the required elective units of competency may be selected from units aligned to Advanced Diploma qualifications in the FNS10 Financial Services Training Package
One (1) elective may be selected from Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications in another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
Units selected from other Training Packages or accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from or available within the FNS10 Financial Services or BSB07 Business Services Training Packages.
Core units of competency:
BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBOHS303B Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment
FNSASICZ503A Provide advice in Financial Planning
FNSFPL501A Comply with financial planning practice ethical and operational guidelines and regulations
FNSFPL502A Conduct financial planning analysis and research
FNSFPL503A Develop and prepare financial plan
FNSFPL504A Implement financial plan
FNSFPL505A Review financial plans and provide ongoing service
FNSFPL506A Determine client requirements and expectations
FNSINC401A Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
Elective units of competency:
BSBCUS501B Manage quality customer service
BSBINM401A Implement workplace information system
BSBSMB405A Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
FNSASIC301C Establish client relationship and analyse needs
FNSASIC302C Develop, present and negotiate client solutions
FNSASICQ503A Provide advice in First Home Saver Market Linked Accounts
FNSASICU503A Provide advice in Superannuation
FNSASICX503A Provide advice in Life Insurance
FNSASICY503A Provide advice in Insurance Broking
FNSFPL507A Provide financial planning advice
FNSFPL508A Conduct complex financial planning research*
FNSIAD501A Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients
FNSCUS501A Develop and nurture relationships with clients, other professionals and third party referrers
FNSCUS502A Monitor client requirements
FNSCUS503A Review business performance
FNSINC501A Conduct product research to support recommendations
Note 1: Para-planners must select the unit marked '*'
Note 2: Certain elective units may be required to progress to membership of professional organisations or further study in higher education programs. Learners should establish such requirements or credit arrangements where they apply in order to make appropriate choices.