C4369 - Certificate IV in Banking Services

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Plan: C4369 - Certificate IV in Banking Services
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Banking Services
Qualification national code: FNS42015
Nominal hours: 430
Career: TAFE
Duration: 6 months full time study
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Vocational Business Education (650T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/vocbused
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Certificate IV in Banking Services is designed for individuals who are seeking work in banking, customer contact centre or retail financial services environments.

Graduates of this qualification find employment in the financial services sectors as above with typical job roles such as:

  • senior sales consultant;
  • lending consultant;
  • lending officer;
  • team leader or supervisor;
  • customer contact centre service consultant

The Certificate IV in Banking Services qualification is designed to reflect professional job roles in financial services and other industries. It contributes to and encompasses educational requirements to meet ASIC regulations for advice purposes.

You will further develop your knowledge of preparing, implementing and controlling statements of advice, understanding client needs and objectives, producing reports and researching and adjusting the finance mix.

The program also provides training and qualifications if you are already working in the financial services industry, allowing you to broaden your knowledge and career prospects and to improve your chances to further studies to degree level if desired.  Furthermore, the objective of the Certificate IV in Banking Services is to develop the skills and understanding of core financial services practices and satisfy ASIC requirements for meeting tier 2 requirements of Regulation 146 of the Australian Financial Services Reform Act and to prepare participants for the membership of appropriate industry Association(s).

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Articulation and pathways

Upon successful completion of the C4369 Certificate IV in Banking Services (FNS42015) program, you may be eligible to undertake further studies in the C5343 Diploma of Financial Planning (FNS50615) program at RMIT University.

  More information on how to apply is available at the following url https://www.rmit.edu.au/contact/visit-us/info-corner/

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Entrance requirements

Minimum Academic requirement

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent OR
  • Completion of Post-Secondary studies (including Certificate III) OR
  • Successful completion of the Australian Senior VCAL Certificate

Alternate entry - Work experience requirement

  • at least 6 months work experience

RMIT's equity access schemes can support you to access and succeed in education.  Equity access schemes allow additional consideration in the selection process. However, an equity access application cannot bypass the minimum entry requirements.  More on equity schemes is located at: https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-ctudent-applications/equity-access-schemes/types-of-equity-access/

International students

This program is not offered to international students.

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External accreditation and industry links

The development of the program structure and the choice of elective units appropriate to the Banking and Business sector were informed by a Program Advisory Committee (PAC) comprised of representatives from industry and RMIT educators.

Academic staff maintain close contact with industry through various professional development activities, and for sessional staff generally they maintain employment or operate their own business in a relevant sector.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of laptop/mobile device, lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

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Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu. au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at: myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
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  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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