New Entrant requirements

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

  1. have completed 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 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 Degrees offered by University of New South Wales and University of Tasmania

MEDIA RELEASE FASEA has today confirmed the approval of the following degrees: Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Financial Planning offered by the University of New South Wales from 1st Semester 2021. Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning...

FASEA releases November Exam Results

MEDIA RELEASE FASEA today released exam results from the ninth Financial Advisers Exam held in November 2020. Result highlights include: 11,241 advisers have passed the adviser exams held to date representing 52% of advisers on ASIC’s...

FASEA releases 2020 Amendment Legislative Instrument for Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard

MEDIA RELEASE FASEA has registered the 2020 Amendment Legislative Instrument and Explanatory Statement for its Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard on the Federal Register of Legislation. The Determination was...

FASEA Publishes List of Successful Adviser Exam Candidates

MEDIA RELEASE The Financial Adviser Exam has been held on 9 occasions with over 10,400 advisers passing. In recognition of their achievement, FASEA today publishes a list of successful candidates and will do so after each future exam. ...

Government proposal to simplify the regulatory framework applying to financial advisers

MEDIA RELEASE The government announced yesterday its intention to expand the operation of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) within the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to encompass the functions of a single,...

FASEA releases October Exam Results

MEDIA RELEASE   FASEA today released exam results from the eighth Financial Advisers Exam held in October 2020. Result highlights include: over 10,460 advisers have passed the adviser exams held to date overall, 89.5% of advisers who...

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.