Regulation of Australian Financial Services

Our Regulation of Australian Financial Services Course is designed for those who are planning to take on the role of a responsible manager for an Australian Financial Services (AFSL) licensee and/or needs a refresher of Australian regulations.

If your nominated Responsible Manager has been working outside Australia in recent years, ASIC may seek specific demonstration of knowledge of the regulation of Australian financial services.

Comply with ASICs regulatory guide 105 Licensing: Organisational competence.

This online course is practical, and contains scenarios, checklists and exercises.

Program Content

  • Topic 1: Part A: Overview of financial services industry and regulation
  • Topic 1: Part B: Relevant legal principles and compliance
  • Topic 2: Responsible Managers – key requirements and responsibilities

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the approach to financial services licensing in Australia
  • Summarise regulations governing the financial services industry
  • Outline what the role of a responsible manager is
  • Explain the ongoing obligations of a responsible manager
  • Analyse the extent to which a responsible manager can be held accountable for the actions of a licensee
  • Devise and implement approaches and techniques that responsible managers can adopt to more effectively fulfil their role.

What you will learn

Who is this course for?

Units of Competency


Recognition of Prior Learning


On successful completion, candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment confirming they have successfully demonstrated knowledge of Regulation of Australian Financial Services.
We also provide a supplementary course outline which details the content covered in the topics. This can be form part of the supporting material supplied to ASIC with:

  • a new AFS licence application;
  • an application to vary an existing licence.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • There is one multiple-choice knowledge examination.
  • The assessment is closed-book and must be supervised
  • You must nominate a supervisor and obtain approval from us before attempting the examination.
  • You are allowed 50 minutes to complete the examination with a pass mark of 80%.
  • If you are unsuccessful, you may repeat the assessment.
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