FASEA approved Bridging Courses for current Financial Planners
As an existing practicing financial planner, you may need to update your credentials in order to comply with Australian government regulations as governed by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA).
If you only need to complete one, two or three of the FASEA approved Bridging Courses then you can enrol in these as single units at Swinburne – available to study online or at the Hawthorn Campus. The Hawthorn delivery also offers a choice between intensive mode (3 weekends: Friday afternoon plus all day Saturday) or traditional semester mode (one 3 hour class per week x 12 weeks).
Swinburne FASEA approved Bridging Courses:
Equivalent to FASEA Bridging Course Financial Advice Regulatory & Legal Obligations
Equivalent to FASEA Bridging Course Behavioural Finance: Client and Consumer Behaviour, Engagement and Decision Making
Equivalent to FASEA Bridging Course Ethics for Professional Advisors
Scholarships and discounts:
If you are a CPA Australia or FPA member you will also be eligible for a 15% tuition fee discount via the Swinburne Financial Planning Association Member Scholarship or the Swinburne CPA Australia Scholarship. For further information contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
To assess what units or courses you need to complete to become FASEA compliant contact Dr Reza Tajaddini, Course Director for the Master of Financial Planning. Dr Tajaddini will go through your existing qualifications and guide you through the steps required to become FASEA compliant.
You may find the Swinburne FASEA-approved pathways decision tree helpful in this process.