Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking

Course Code FNS40821

  • Part Time
  • 6 months
  • On Campus
  • Chadstone

This course is not available for International Students


The Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking was developed through extensive collaboration between education experts and leading professionals working in the finance and mortgage broking industry. If you have responsibilities that include business finance and mortgage broking, or you would like a pathway into the industry, this course may be for you.

Career Opportunities

  • mortgage broker
  • finance broker
  • credit and loans officer
  • loans processor

Pathway to further studies

  • FNS50320 Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management

Studying the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking at Holmesglen

You will learn in a supportive environment, with mortgage brokers and industry mentors developing your knowledge and practical skills.<br>The course gives you clear pathways into the industry to ascertain the minimum association requirements. <p>The Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) is the regulatory body for the Mortgage Broking Industry, and its minimum requirement for entry into this industry is the FNS40821 Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have VCE (ATAR) or equivalent; or mature age (at least 18 years of age and away from formal study for at least one year)<p>It is essential for students to have done work experience in any industry where they have completed business related documentation.<p>Applicants may have the FNS42015 Certificate IV in Banking Services, however this is not a pre-requisite.
Students are required to complete a literacy and numeracy test (BKSB) as part of their enrolment. The language, literacy and numeracy levels required for this course are based on the ACSF. They are: <p>• Language = 2 (working at level 3)<br>• Numeracy = 2 (working at level 3)<p>Students who do not achieve these levels may enrol in the course with support through the Institute's support services, such as Student Services for counselling and the Learning Skills Centre for language and literacy support.<br>All students are supported

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure


Remotely learning on Monday and Wednesday evenings , 6pm to 10pm , for the July intake <p>Students will be required to attend campus for role-playing workshops.<br>There will be additional consultations provided by the teachers throughout the semester.<p>To receive this qualification, you must complete 12 units in total, comprising of 7 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications
Unit code Unit name
FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
FNSCUS511 Develop and maintain professional relationships in financial services industry
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
FNSINC412 Apply and maintain knowledge of financial products and services
FNSINC411 Conduct work according to professional practices in the financial services industry
FNSFMB412 Identify client needs and present broking options
FNSFMB411 Prepare loan applications on behalf of clients
Unit code Unit name
FNSCMP501 Comply with financial services legislation
FNSINC514 Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions
FNSCRD401 Assess credit applications
FNSFMB511 Implement credit contracts in preparation for settlement
FNSSAM413 Identify and provide initial information to potential new clients


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply


Click the ‘apply’ button below to get your application started with us. Our friendly Holmesglen team will be in touch to discuss your study opportunities and pre-training requirements.

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.


Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

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Qualification and Recognition

On completion, you will receive the FNS40821 Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
Full Fee $5,697
Government subsidised $1,863
Concession $373

Additional Course Cost

Course Learning Manual $150 - $250

All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. <a href="/study-with-us/tafe-study/tafe-fees-and-scholarships/government-subsidised-training">Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession. </a>


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