Diploma of Financial Planning - FNS50615


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Financial Services Training Package. It is for financial planners who provide a range of standard financial planning services and individuals providing specialist para-planning services. Individuals in these roles require well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base of the financial planning sector and the ASIC regulatory framework. Individuals in these roles have autonomy in performing technical operations, apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others.


  • 15 units: 9 core
  • 6 elective


  • Provide advice in insurance broking
  • Comply with financial planning practice ethical and operational guidelines and regulations
  • Place client insurances with insurer and confirm insurance cover with clients
  • Provide advice in superannuation
  • Provide advice in life insurance
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Establish client relationship and analyse needs
  • Determine client financial requirements and expectations
  • Review financial plans and provide ongoing service
  • Determine client requirements and expectations
  • Provide advice in financial planning
  • Review business performance
  • Implement workplace information system
  • Develop and nurture relationships with clients, other professionals and third party referrers
  • Monitor client requirements
  • Review service performance
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Provide advice in first home saver market linked accounts
  • Implement changes to broking client's insurance program
  • Conduct complex financial planning research
  • Develop, present and negotiate client solutions
  • Conduct financial planning analysis and research
  • Develop and prepare financial plan
  • Implement financial plan
  • Provide financial planning advice
  • Record and implement client instructions
  • Conduct product research to support recommendations
  • Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
  • Monitor broking client requirements and establish loss control programs

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