FNSINC602 - Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

    Unit code: FNSINC602 | Study level: TAFE
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    Footscray Nicholson
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    Overview

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required t to access, interpret and analyse statistical data relevant to the financial services industry. It encompasses producing new statistical information and reports from existing data using a range of tools and processes.  It applies to individuals with a thorough understanding of the sources of financial data, and statistical methods and techniques for analysis. It is a base unit on which other skills required for work in the financial services industry can be built. It may be applied in all sectors of the industry.

    Assessment

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    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each competency unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • apply statistical methods to work in the financial services industry;
    • source and access statistical and other data, and produce and interpret statistics;
    • use financial data tools and calculations to produce accurate and informative statistical reports from data, and;
    • efficiently record and store data for retrieval.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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