Investment Adviser (Personal Advice)

Provider Mentor Education
Course Outcome RG146 certification
Study Mode Online
Duration Max. 6 months
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $1,040.00
  • What you'll learn


    Become qualified to provide tailored, personal advice on a range of investment options with the online Investment Adviser (Personal Advice) course.

    Offered by Mentor Education in accordance with RG146 requirements, the course provides the specialist skills and technical knowledge required to provide compliant investment advice to clients.

    Take into account the individual circumstances of each client as you provide informed recommendations regarding property ownership structures, listed property trust, managed investment schemes, shares and fixed interest products.

    Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive Australian Financial Services Licence holder authorisation as an investment adviser.

    Personal advice authorisation requires the completion of an additional skills assessment.



  • Ideal for


    There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

    It is best suited to professionals currently employed in the promotion of managed investments and securities, or financial advisers seeking to expand their advisory range into this category of products.

  • Career Outcomes


    Completion of this short course will provide you with RG146 compliant certification to provide personal advice to clients in relation to a range of managed investments and securities products.

  • Course Content


    DFP 1 – financial advice

    Australian industry essentials:

    • Australian economy
    • Personal taxation
    • Social security
    • Retirement income system
    • Investment funds
    • Financial markets
    • Regulatory environment
    • Corporations Act obligations
    • Licensees and their representatives
    • Legal obligations of representatives

    Advice process:

    • Establish relationships with clients
    • Identify client objectives and financial situations
    • Analyse client objectives and financial situations
    • Develop strategies and solutions
    • Present strategies and negotiate solutions
    • Implement agreed plan
    • Provide ongoing advice

    DFP 4 – investments

    • Introduction to financial markets
    • Introduction to managed investments
    • Securities – money market investments
    • Securities – the bond market
    • Securities – shares
    • Securities – property securities
    • Specialised investments
    • Constructing portfolios
    • Use of leverage
    • Taxation issues for investors
    • Conducting research
  • Payment Information


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  • Why Mentor Education?


    Mentor Education is one of Australia’s leading RG146 compliance training providers for the financial services industry. By specialising exclusively in this field of training, Mentor is able to focus on delivering professional development courses of the highest quality. Thanks to their flexible delivery options, you can complete a nationally recognised qualification in financial planning entirely online, and without disrupting your career. Take advantage of Mentor Education’s long-standing industry reputation and commitment to ongoing professional development by enquiring about a course today.

    As a student of Mentor Education, you’ll receive access to an experienced financial adviser Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm by telephone and email, so you’re always assured of timely feedback and assistance.

    Students of this program will also benefit from complementary inclusion of Mentor Education’s Career Pathway Program. This comprehensive suite of career-building tools includes a 12-month professional development subscription, association membership and regular updates on industry news and events.