Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
Accreditation of FINS courses with ASIC (RG 146) and the Financial Planning Association will assist graduates to find employment and begin the path towards achieving Certified Financial Planner (CFP) status. FINS3637 Wealth Management Advice is included on the ASIC directory.
Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
FINSIA members have access to a number of career support services and publications specifically related to professionals in the financial services industry. Finance graduates may apply for recognition of prior learning under the Financial Services Associate (FSA) Program to reduce course work requirements. The FSA program fast-track its membership to the Associate level. Business graduates with three years of relevant work experience may apply directly for associate membership with FINSIA.
The Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Master of Commerce (Finance), and Master of Finance have been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.