The standards authority announced it has added a number of new qualifications to its approved list.
In a statement, FASEA said it had added bachelor degrees from Southern Cross University with a financial services major commencing March 2021 to its approved degree list.
In addition, the Australian Institute of Management’s (AIM) graduate diploma in financial planning commencing May 2021 had been added to the list.
FASEA said it had also approved bridging courses from AIM in financial advice regulatory and legal obligations, ethics for professional advisers and behavioural finance.
The approved courses will be added to a future degree, qualifications and courses legislative instrument.
“The approval of these additional courses builds on the body of courses approved by FASEA and provides additional choice to advisers seeking to meet the education standard,” FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield said.
FASEA said it had now approved a total of 78 historical courses, 66 current bachelor or higher degrees and 36 bridging courses as part of its educational framework.
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