This enrolment leads to the Investment Advice strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services Level 5.
It is relevant to Advisers working to provide investment advice either as a self employed person or within a corporate environment, whom is not registered as an Authorised Finacial Adviser (AFA).
The enrolment includes the Core Knowledge module + Investment Advice module.
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.
Your choice of strand will depend on your circumstances - you can see a full summary here.
2 study guides are provided 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.
Investment Advice Module
This module provides an understanding of investment concepts, as well as
the regulatory and legislative environment in which they are required
to operate. You will apply the principles of investment analysis through
knowledge of products and services to provide client focused investment
solutions. This module is compulsory for Authorised Financial Adviser
Details of the unit standards included in this module are shown below. (NZQA 25 Credits)
A study guide is provided for each unit standard along with an assessment document.
Assessment is by way of 3 written assessment documents which can be downloaded from your dashboard.
Work can be completed either as a word document, or similar, or written. On completion work can be uploaded on your student dashboard for the tutor to assess.
In order to get the $550 rebate it is expected that both Core and Investment Advice be completed over an 8 month period no earlier or no later.