Course Title: Advise clients on financial risk

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5317

Course Title: Advise clients on financial risk

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Michael Elliot

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5519

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine a client’s financial risk profile, assess risk management options and produce detailed reports to present findings to clients and other relevant people.

This unit may apply to job roles subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements so Commonwealth, State or Territory requirements should be confirmed with the relevant body.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSFMK503A Advise clients on financial risk


1. Determine risk profile

2. Assess financial risk

3. Report findings

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical tests, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. You will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.