FNS50715 Diploma of Superannuation

AIST’s FNS50715 Diploma of Superannuation is a professional qualification for everyone working across all sectors of the superannuation industry. It provides an enhanced understanding of practice, both in terms of technical subject matter and useful application skills.

AIST provides a comprehensive assessment of industry knowledge and understanding. In becoming Diploma qualified you join the community of proven superannuation professionals. It is evidence of your commitment and ability to provide a better standard of financial services.

How does AIST's Diploma benefit my organisation?

Importantly, this qualification has been designed to assist you and your employer to comply with both the existing and future regulatory training and competence requirements. Regulators require you to demonstrate that you are competent in the work you do, and thereafter to maintain this competence. This approach is designed to ensure that you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to perform your job effectively. Qualifications can play an important role in helping to meet the requirements by serving as an objective measurement of your technical awareness and understanding.


AIST's FNS50715 Diploma of Superannuation comprises three compulsory courses: RG146 for the Superannuation Industry; Insurance; and Investment. Each course can be completed on its own and in any order.

RG146 is widely considered a necessary pre-requisite qualification for most roles in the superannuation industry. The insurance and investment units will provide students with an understanding of the contemporary Australian conditions, underpinned with a not-for-profit superannuation focus.

RG146 for the Superannuation Industry


Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry


Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of products and services used by an organisation or sector

The following units of competency are approved by ASIC as meeting Tier 1 compliance as defined in their Regulatory Guide 146:


Provide advice in Superannuation


Provide appropriate services, advice and products to clients


Determine client requirements and expectations


Record and implement client instructions


Conduct product research to support recommendations

Insurance for the superannuation industry


Assess complex superannuation benefit or insurance claims


Supervise complaints procedures


Supervise insurer liaison

Investment for the superannuation industry


Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice


Establish outsourced services and monitor performance


Who should register?

The Diploma of Superannuation is appropriate for:

  • Trustees
  • Client Services
  • Fund Executives
  • Compliance/Specialists
  • Fund Operations/Services
  • Financial Advisers

Why study with AIST

  • Personalised service
  • Expert trainers
  • Value for money
  • National not-for-profit organisation
  • Registered Training Organisation


Three exams and three assignments

Delivery methodFacilitated or self-paced & E-learn (RG146 only)
CPD HoursUp to 60 hours


Click here for RG146 for the Superannuation Industry, Insurance and Investment courses to start your Diploma

AIST RTO Code: #21272