C5379 - Diploma of Financial Services

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Plan: C5379 - Diploma of Financial Services
Campus: City Campus

Overview

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: Diploma of Financial Services
Qualification national code: FNS51815
Nominal hours: 530
Career: TAFE
Duration: One year (Full Time study)
Location: RMIT City Campus
Owning school: Vocational Business Education (650T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/vocbused
CRICOS code: 096331J

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Purpose of the Program

The FNS51815 Diploma of Financial Services qualification provides a general purpose pathway into the financial services industries. It is also intended to provide effective development options for people for whom the specialist qualification pathways in the Financial Services Training Package are not yet appropriate. Individuals in the roles associated with the qualification apply solutions to range of 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.

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Articulation and pathways

Upon successful completion of the C5343 Diploma of Financial Services (FNS51815) program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in one of the business degree programs at RMIT University.

More information on how to apply is available at the following  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 in a related fields

Equity Access Schemes

RMIT's equity access schemes can support you to access and succeed in education. Equity access schemes allow additional consideration in the selection process. Please note, applying for tertiary programs is a competitive process, and being allocated bonus points or additional consideration does not guarantee you entry to RMIT or to your preferred course. You still need to meet the program entry and university requirements and compete with all other applicants for a place in the program.

More on equity access schemes is located at
https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/equity-access-schemes/types-of-equity-access/

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External accreditation and industry links

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

Teachers maintain close contact with industry through various professional development activities, and for sessional staff generally they maintain employment or operate their own businesses in a relevant sector.  Callie Harvey,  Program Coordinator, regularly engages with extensive networks in the Financial Services area.

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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 a 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

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

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
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • 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

The Ngarara Willim Centre also offers a range of study support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples:
http://www1.rmit.edu.au/ngarara

Equitable Learning Services

Students with a disability, long-term illness and/or mental health condition can access support from the Equitable Learning Services (ELS). In consultation with the student, the ELS determines Reasonable Adjustments (RAs) and Equitable Assessment Arrangements (EAAs) which help to provide students with equal opportunity in their studies in accordance with the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992. The ELS also provides staff and students with information and assistance in relation to disability related matters:
http://www1.rmit.edu.au/equitable

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

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