Certificate II in Financial Services

Duration Up to 3 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeFNS20115
TAFE SA CodeTP00720
Example Career ProfileBookkeeperBookkeeper
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This course provides an excellent foundation to begin a career in the financial services industry and it also enhances basic finance skills and knowledge.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Individuals are strongly advised that in order to meet the entry-level requirements of this industry, the Certificate III in Financial Services should be undertaken.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20115)
    Through this course you will learn to work effectively in the financial services industry, write simple documents, use a savings plan and develop an understanding of taxation. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 4 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.