Diploma of Credit Management
This qualification reflects job roles such as credit manager in a range of financial services and other industry enterprises.
The qualification includes the Units of Competency which could meet the educational requirements for the obtaining of an Australian Credit Licence (ACL). Conditions relating to ASIC accreditation should be obtained from ASIC.
The Commonwealth Government will assume responsibility for the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC) by enacting it as Commonwealth law. Consumer Credit Protection legislation was enhanced on 17 September 2009 and the Consumer Credit Reforms commenced on 1 July 2010. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will administer credit provider regulation.
Anyone who engages in certain credit activities requires an ACL. They will need to:
have registered with ASIC between 1 April and 30 June 2010 (inclusive) and apply for an Australian credit licence (ACL) between 1 July 2010 and 31 December 2010 (applicable only to currently registered credit participants)
apply for an ACL from 1 July 2010 (applicable to new entrants to the credit market).