Diploma of Financial Services (Release 4) (SUPERSEDED)


Our Version Number: Release 4

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Qualification Description

This qualification is designed to provide a general purpose pathway into the financial services industries. It is also intended to provide an effective development option for those candidates for whom the specialist qualification pathways in the Financial Services Training Package are not yet appropriate. Individuals in these roles 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 or teams within defined guidelines.

Licensing/Regulatory Information  

No licensing or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, some units will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume for guidance on requirements.


Mapping Notes Date
Supersedes and is equivalent to FNS51811 - Diploma of Financial Services Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.  24/Mar/2015

    Package Rules

    Total number of units = 10 

    1 core units  plus

    9 elective  units

    The elective units consist of:

    • 7 from the electives below or any Diploma qualification in the FNS Financial Services Training Package (5 units must have FNS code).

    Of the remaining 2 units:

    • up to 2 may be from the electives
    • up to 2 may be from a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.

    The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

    Note: Where the packaging of this qualification meets the rules of a specialist qualification at this level, then the specialist qualification and not the generic qualification must be awarded. This includes where applicable, any entry requirements.

Core Units - 1 required

Group A Electives - 4 - 7 required

Additional FNS unit (required) - 1 required

Group B Electives

Other Electives

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