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Personal finances play an important role in determining how we live and what options are available to us in life. In order to prosper financially, we need to learn how to take control of our bottom line through strategic planning and, most importantly, action.

In this course, you will learn about the main aspects of personal finance and how to manage these to build financial stability for yourself. You will learn how to create a budget, how to create your own basic accounting system, as well as discover methods to reduce debt and increase your savings. You will also learn how to set financial goals, protect your assets as well as learn about managing risk when it comes to investing your money.

This course has been created for people who want to obtain financial health through simple, yet very effective, methods.


Course summary

Qualification gained
Australian College Certificate in Accounting and Finance (Personal Finance)
Course code
Study mode
Flexible delivery (including online with some projects / activities and/or skills-based training)
Flexible duration (with an option to extend)
Up to 12 months
Study load
Start date
Start anytime
Assessment method
Short Answer Questions, Writing Assessments
Nationally recognised

Course fees

Payment Option 1 - $2,000.00 upfront*
Payment Option 2 - $300.00 Deposit then 20 x $100.00 Weekly = $2,300.00*
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Course units

Module 1 - Personal Finance Organisation

Reading 1 - Personal Finance 101

Introduction to personal finance
The 9 main aspects of personal finance
Getting money motivated
A recap of basic calculations
Helpful terminology

Reading 2 - Documentation

Working with Excel spreadsheets
Creating documents to monitor your finances
The ledger
Getting organised and setting up a finance system
Creating a budget

Module 2 - Strategies For Personal Finance Health

Reading 1 - Saving And Expense Management

Setting financial goals
Expense management
Making tax time easier
30 ideas for generating additional revenue streams

Reading 2 - Reducing Debt And Growing Your Assets

Reducing debt
Protecting your assets
Investing your money
More tips for financial health

Entry requirements

  • Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
  • A good command of written English
  • Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week

If you have these essential requirements, then you can get started immediately.

Combine employment and training in order to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
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