Diploma of Financial Services

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeFNS51815
TAFE SA CodeTP00796
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This course is considered to be one of the most flexible Diploma qualifications for financial service managers and leaders in Australia. It is designed to provide a general purpose pathway into the financial services industries.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
OnlineOnlineOpening May 2018

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above, as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification is intended to provide a general purpose pathway into the financial services industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Senior sales consultant, lending consultant, branch manager, credit manager, team leader, supervisor, customer contact centre service consultant, administration officer, customer service officer, finance officer.

    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

    Diploma of Financial Services (FNS51815)
    This course can provide an effective development option for those candidates that wish to undertake specialist qualification pathways in financial services. 1 core unit plus 9 electives.

    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.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$2,058 - $2,184

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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