New Entrant requirements

From 1 January 2019, New Entrants wishing to commence a career in financial advice are required to:

  1. complete a FASEA approved degree
  2. undertake a Professional Year and
  3. pass the Exam.

New Entrants must complete a FASEA approved bachelor degree (AQF7), a post graduate diploma (AQF8) or masters degrees (AQF9).

A New Entrant must complete a FASEA Approved Degree before they commence their Professional Year.

A New Entrant must pass the Exam before commencing Quarter 3 and 4 of the Professional Year.

Education Pathways

Education Requirements

Professional Year

Professional Year requirements

Exam

Exam requirements

FAQ's

New Entrant FAQ’s

FASEA Approves Higher Education Graduate Diplomas and Bridging Courses

MEDIA RELEASE The Standards Authority has today confirmed its approval of a first round of Graduate Diplomas and Bridging Courses from select Higher Education Providers as part of its education standard for financial advisers. FASEA’s...

FASEA opens Foreign Qualifications Assessment Service

MEDIA RELEASE 22 May 2019 To meet the education and training standards of the Corporations Act, financial advisers holding a foreign qualification are required to apply to FASEA for approval of their qualification. FASEA has today...

Advisers invited to register for FASEA exam

MEDIA RELEASE Registrations are open from today until May 31, 2019 for financial advisers (new entrants and existing) to notify their intention to sit the FASEA exam. “The opening of registrations for the exam is a significant...

Update: Graduate Diploma and Bridging Course Accreditation

MEDIA RELEASE FASEA advises that no approvals have yet been made in relation to the applications it has received from Higher Education Providers for the provision of Graduate Diplomas and Bridging Courses. Further, FASEA wishes to advise...

FASEA approves Securities Institute Australia 8 unit Diplomas for 2 credits RPL

MEDIA RELEASEFASEA advises that it has approved the following Securities Institute Australia 8 unit Diplomas for 2 credits recognition of prior learning:Securities Institute Education Diploma (Diploma of Financial Advising)Securities...

FASEA Welcomes New Directors

MEDIA RELEASE 11 April 2019 FASEA Welcomes New Directors The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) notes the Government’s announcement of the appointment of Elissa Freeman and Louise Lakomy to the Board effective 11...

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited was established in 2017 to set the education, training and ethical standards of financial advisers in Australia.

 

 

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Limited was established in 2017 to set the education, training and ethical standards of financial advisers in Australia.