Risk Management and Life and Health Insurance

Course code FSC512

This online course is designed for individuals who are working in or wish to enter the financial services industry. It provides you with contextual and product knowledge for specialist roles within the life and health insurance sector. It enables you to apply knowledge of risk management principles, and insurance concepts, products, processes and regulation to the provision of life and health insurance services.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 25 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.2083  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $750 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,190 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Apply understanding of insurance concepts and risk management principles to life and health insurance situations.
  • Apply understanding of life and health insurance market, concepts, legislation, regulations and codes of conduct that are of particular relevance to the provision of life and health insurance services to provide services in a professional manner.
  • Operate with broad understanding of the relationship between insurance needs and life and health insurance product types, to provide appropriate solutions for life and health insurance needs.
  • Operate with understanding of the processes of creation, maintenance and ending of life and health insurance contracts and assess the impact of a change of circumstances on life and health insurance arrangements.


This course is 100% internally assessed

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.