RG146 Foreign Exchange

Course Overview

Our Tier 1 RG 146 Foreign Exchange Course is designed for individuals who require RG146 compliance to provide general advice on regulated Foreign Exchange products.

Delve into cross-rates, forwards, options, swaps, NDFs and market conventions.

To be RG146 compliant to provide general advice in Tier 1 Foreign Exchange, you must also successfully complete Generic Knowledge.

Program Content

  • Overview of the foreign exchange market
  • Foreign exchange conventions
  • Risk management, regulation and operational guidelines

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss how global foreign exchange markets operate and the roles played by its various participants
  • Describe the features and characteristics of commonly used foreign exchange instruments and how they are traded
  • Evaluate techniques for speculating and hedging using foreign exchange instruments
  • Devise effective trading plans using foreign exchange instruments, including consideration of regulatory and operational requirements.

What you will learn

Who is this course for?

Units of Competency


Recognition of Prior Learning


Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

On successful completion of Generic Knowledge and Foreign Exchange, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment confirming that they are RG 146 compliant to provide general advice in Foreign Exchange.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Tier 1 RG146 compliance programs
  • are entirely online - start anytime, anywhere
  • each have one (1) multiple choice assessment of forty (40) questions
  • exam has an 80% pass mark and you will have 3 attempts
  • study time all depends on your current knowledge and experience however we estimate 20 hours
  • are self-paced with online learning resources & on-going support
  • have up to 12 weeks to complete the learning and assessment requirements - however experienced professionals can complete in less time.
Under their Australian financial services licensing obligations, some firms are required to meet additional standards if any representatives give advice to retail clients (RG146). To assist AFS Licensees, we follow the syllabus prescribed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for each Tier 1 and Tier 2 specialist knowledge area. We are a Registered Training Organisation and an ASIC Authorised Assessor, so you can be assured that each RG146 course covers all the elements ASIC has specified advisers should learn. (RG 146.87).
Our RG146 Programs are self-paced with online learning resources & on-going support.
  • You have up to 12 weeks to complete the learning and assessment requirements for your Tier 1 RG146 Course.
  • You have up to 8 weeks to complete the learning and assessment requirements for your Tier 2 RG146 Course.
  • Experienced professionals can complete in less time.
  • An additional 4 weeks per course is available upon request. (We do not charge a fee for extension requests.)
  • The assessment is online, open-book and does not need to be supervised.
  • If you are unsuccessful, you can request up to 3 attempts.
  • A practice assessment is available to you.
Our courses, CPD and qualifications are 100% online, so you can start anytime, anywhere.
You can enrol your team, either
  • Online. Find the right course and make an online purchase or
  • Contact Us. The FEP Team can easily arrange your team's training.
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