Designed for financial advisers providing personalised financial advice, Authorised Financial Advisers (AFA's); financial planners, investment advisers, investment product managers.
This enrolment leads to the Financial Advice Strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services Level 5.
It is relevant for Financial Advisers providing Financial advice as a Registered Financial Adviser (RFA), or those working to wards Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) status.
The enrolment includes the Core Knowledge module + Financial Advice module.
The Skills Organisation assess Unit Standard 25650-53 and 26360, and our price includes their fees.
A break down of the content and assessment requirements by each module is as follows:
This option includes the following Modules
This module provides an understanding of the level of professionalism required in the financial services industry. You will gain an understanding of the wider financial services environment and research fit for purpose financial or insurance solutions. Details of the unit standards included in this module are shown below. (NZQA 40 Credits)
In order to gain the certificate in Financial Services Level 5 this module is a core compulsory component, ie it must be completed in conjunction with another module to complete the full qualification strand
2 study guides are provides for these four unit standards, and the assessment is predominantly evidence based. This means actual workplace examples of clients are used to demonstrate that you can put into practice the learning contained within the study guide.
Documents can be uploaded using the student dashboard function, scanned and email to your tutor, or posted to our offices. note that
client names should be removed.
You must have completed a minimum of 10 credits within the first 3 months.
This module provides an understanding of the legislative and regulatory
requirements of category 1 advisers, and outlines the application of the six step financial
advice process method used to provide professional client service.
This module is compulsory for Authorised Financial Advisers (AFA) and is equivalent to Legislative Framework & Advice Process of the National Certificate of Financial Services Level 5. (NZQA 30 Credits)
1 study guide is provided across all unit standards within this module. Unit standards 25650-25653 are assessed using evidence based assessment.
This means actual workplace examples of clients are used to demonstrate that you can put into practice the learning contained within the study guide.
Assessment documents are required to be submitted directly to the Skills Organisation.
Unit standard 26360 is also assessed by exam at the Skills Organisation premises, and you will be required to book an attendance at their locations using their online booking facility. You can find out more about the skills organisation assessment process here.
The costs for Skills assessment are included in our pricing below.
In order to get the $550 rebate it is expected that both Core and Financial Advice be completed over an 8 month period no earlier or no later.