Key Features

  • Internationally recognised professional qualification
  • Initial entry point into the Chartered Banker Pathway
  • Typically 3 to 6 months duration depending on level of education and experience
  • No educational or experience requirements
  • Delivered online – start anytime
  • Program fees: $700

This course is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (UK) - only body in the world able to confer the status of Chartered Banker and developed for the Australian market by FINSIA.

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Advance your career in banking
with an internationally recognised 
professional qualification*

Develop the essential foundation knowledge required for working in banking. Get a broad overview of the banking industry and how banks operate, learn about banking products and gain an understanding of key banking terminology.  

The program also explores the key principles of ethical behaviour and provides tools to help you apply them in your work environment. 

  • Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (UK) – only body in the world able to confer the status of Chartered Banker 
  • Internationally recognised professional qualification
  • Developed for the Australian Market in close consultation with senior industry practioners 
  • Used by many major banks worldwide to benchmark staff’s knowledge
  • Ability to use G FIN post nominals letters upon successful completion of the course to demonstrate commitment to the industry 

Is this course right for me?

This course  is suitable for:

  • People new to banking or who are intending to join the banking industry and need an introduction to the industry. 
  • People already working in the banking industry and seeking an entry point to an internationally recognised professional qualifications pathway.
  • People working within the banking industry in a non-banking specialist area such as HR, IT, Risk and Marketing and looking to improve overall banking knowledge.

What is included when I enrol in this course?

  • A comprehensive digital textbook providing the core learning materials and case studies to build capability
  • eLearning modules to reinforce the learning objectives from each chapter
  • Checkpoint exams at the end of each chapter to confirm your understanding 
  • Assessment fees
  • 12 month FINSIA Affiliate membership is included if it is your first enrolment to this course and you haven't been a member previously. FINSIA membership gives you access to a wide network of professionals, as well as access to a library of online resources, exclusive publications and high-value events.


$700 AUD

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Why study with Finsia

Why study with FINSIA?

  • Internationally recognised* qualifications developed by senior industry experts
  • Full support provided
  • Access an extensive online library of Continuous Professional Development materials
  • Not-for profit membership body operating for over 130 years to benefit financial services professionals, consumers and society

Post Qualification Opportunities

Higher Level Qualifications

FINSIA offers a range of qualifications and membership packages to suit those aspiring to work in banking and financial services. 


Graduating from the Professional Banking Fundamentals qualification entitles you to upgrade your FINSIA membership category.

As a member of FINSIA you will be able to use the G FIN post nominal to demonstrate your commitment to the industry, as well as getting access to extensive continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities.