Finance and insurance
The finance and insurance sector covers businesses such as banks and credit unions, superannuation and insurance providers, investment management, stockbroking and securities firms. Those in the sector may also work independently as consultants or brokers and provide a range of services for both businesses and individual clients. It's a fluid and vibrant sector that requires knowledge of an ever changing market. It’s a fast paced work environment with daily risks and challenges.
Businesses in this industry are both public and private, and can be small through to large, multinational companies.
Financial investment adviser
Would it suit me?
The industry could suit you if you:
Like helping people with their finances or business or insurance
Are very organised and time efficient
Are good at budgeting and working with numbers
Are good at forecasting trends and analysing
Are good at communicating with clients from different backgrounds
Like solving problems
Are good at sales and negotiating.
How do I get into the industry?
Some of the most popular courses in this industry include:
Certificate III in Financial Services
Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Diploma of Quality Auditing
Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
Diploma of Accounting
Speak to your school to find out more.