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FMP: Debt Markets

This module examines the structure of Australian debt markets. It covers a broad range of debt products and looks at how and why they are used by market participants.

PROGRAM: Financial Markets Program
TITLE: Debt Markets Module
FEE: See program fees
available via distance learning only

About the Speaker

Andrew De Souza, Consultant, North Shore Business Coaching

Andrew has worked in financial markets for 22 years, mainly in the FX and STIRT markets where he managed desks at Citigroup and JPMorgan. Over the last 3 years he has worked as a workplace training/facilitator.

Who is it for?

This module is suitable for individuals:

  • operating in Australian traded debt markets and seeking recognition of their skills and knowledge
  • working for AFMA member organisations and requiring industry accreditation in debt products
  • working for Australian Financial Services Licensees and needing to satisfy regulatory training requirements in debt securities and derivatives (for RG 105 or RG146)
  • seeking a nationally recognised workplace qualification in finance.   

What will you learn?

By the end of this module you'll have gained applied knowledge and skills in:

  • short-term debt securities 
  • long-term debt securities
  • FRAs, swaps and futures
  • options and other derivatives
  • trading and managing interest rate risk
  • providing advice in debt securities and derivatives        

What is the assessment?

Assessment for this module consists of a written assignment and a skills assessment both of which are graded on a competent/not yet competent basis. For further information regarding the assessment tasks please review the module outline.

Note that if you are enrolled in the advising stream of the Debt Markets module you are required to complete a split skills assessment.

What do you achieve by completing this module

You will be awarded a Statement of Attainment, as partial completion of the FNS51015 Diploma of Financial Markets. If you have previously completed the Financial Markets Core module, you will then be awarded the full Diploma of Financial Markets. For further details on the units, refer to the Financial Markets Program brochure


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