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Western Sydney University's intensive programs are designed to provide you with essential knowledge for your financial planning career. Immerse yourself in a flexible learning environment with leading academics and industry experts, and build your professional networks.
This CPD program contains content which will enhance knowledge and skills within all CPD activity areas in order to meet FASEA requirements in the FPS004 Continuing Professional Development Policy.
Study Options/ Start times
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Why CPD is essential for your career
Under the Corporations Act 2017 (the Act) all individuals identified as a ‘relevant provider’ must meet the requirements for continuing professional development set by the Standards Body (s 921B(5)).
The Act requires the Standards Body to set requirements for continuing professional development in relation to each CPD year of a financial services licensee (s 921U(2)(iv)).
Additionally, it is an obligation under the FASEA Code of Ethics that financial advisers must develop, maintain and apply a high level of relevant knowledge and skills (Standard 10).
Areas covered by this CPD Program
This CPD will meet the FASEA Continuing Professional Development Standard covering off on all the CPD activity areas which include:
- Introduction to Ethics for the Financial Adviser
- How to resolve professional ethical issues
- Does conflict of interest really exist in Financial Planning?
- If I comply with the Law I must be Ethical?
- How does ethics affect aged care advice?
- How should I get paid?
- When should you be a Whistle-blower?
- If I comply with the law I must be ethical?
The courses are offered 24/7 and each course is available for a 12-month period once you enrol.
Fees and delivery
Fees: $66 incl. GST per CPD unit
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
How to Apply
To apply for the CPD courses, click on each of the courses to JOIN and be redirected to the training platform.
We're here to help
Wherever you are in your financial planning journey, our team of advisers are on-hand. Contact us on 02 9685 9400 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Flexibility is everything
We know you’re busy juggling work and life. These CPD units are studied online, so you have the flexibility you need to do it all. These units are developed by academics and practitioners, our courses are designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and understanding of financial planning.
To cater for this, the courses are offered 24/7 and each course is available for a 12 month period once you enrol.