Superannuation Industry Skills
Building a successful career in superannuation and financial services requires a sound understanding of industry fundamentals. ASFA’s Industry Skills short courses are an ideal way to build your skills quickly and get job ready for a role in financial services.
Each Industry Skills module has been designed as a stand-alone course and can be completed through flexible online study. These four focused modules are ideal for those looking to enter the financial services industry or anyone wanting to enhance their knowledge in one of the four specialised areas.
Superannuation is a form of saving designed to provide individuals with benefits in retirement. This module will look at some of the complex concepts that underpin this relatively simple objective. It’s a great starter for people working in non-advisory roles within the superannuation and financial services industry.
Retirement Income Streams
Aimed at demystifying the complex world of retirement income streams, Industry Skills: Retirement Income Streams provides an overview of the retirement income market, its rules, processes and regulations. It’s suitable for contact centre staff and income stream administrators.
This module will provide an overview of life insurance and look at issues such as group life insurance arrangements in super, death cover, TPD insurance cover and income protection. Industry Skills: Life Insurance is ideal for those working in roles where knowledge of how life insurance works is a key part of the job.
Australia’s managed investments industry is the second largest in the Asia-Pacific. The growth of the industry is underpinned by our superannuation scheme. Therefore it is important that industry professionals working in a role that encompasses managed investments have a thorough understanding of the fundamentals including types of managed investment structures, legislation and regulation, investment and asset classes including risk and return considerations.