Teaching resources for VET
Money management skills
for VET students
ASIC's Be MoneySmart is an
online training resource for VET students (including apprentices
and trainees) and senior high school students. The resource helps
students to develop money management skills which support their
future careers in small business or as contractors.
This resource can also be used by community educators, job
service providers and financial counsellors for non-formal training
sessions with their clients.
About Be MoneySmart
ASIC's Be MoneySmart offers five online modules:
Saving, budgeting and spending - Students establish savings
goals, create a budget and a savings plan.
Personal tax - Students establish a system for storing receipts
and work through tax topics so they can prepare a return.
Superannuation - Students compare super funds, work through a
super statement and learn how to keep track of their super.
Debt management - Students compare debt products, learn to
manage credit cards and find out what to do if debt becomes a
Insurance - Students investigate car, home and content
insurance and learn how to choose the right type of insurance and
level of cover.
Each module features real life examples and video case studies
of young people from a range of occupations. The modules support 1
hour of online activity and 2 hours of offline study. Each module
includes a student workbook.
ASIC's Be MoneySmart
brochure highlights several ways the resource can
Delivering ASIC's Be
ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching have developed an online
professional development module to assist teachers, trainers and
community educators in using ASIC's Be MoneySmart resource with
This module helps educators:
- Gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of ASIC's Be
- Consider strategies to deliver the Be MoneySmart resource in
accredited and non-accredited settings
- Understand the flexibility of the program and how to deliver
the topics in a meaningful way to your learners
- Understand how the program maps to the unit of competency FNSFLT301
Be MoneySmart (part of the Financial Services Training
ASIC's Be MoneySmart
For trainers and assessors
Be MoneySmart has been
designed to support the delivery of the unit of competency
FNSFLT301 - Be MoneySmart, either as an imported unit in a
variety of courses, or as part of the Certificate III in Financial
The online modules can also be used as part of non-accredited
training for general money management skills programs.
Be MoneySmart can be accessed for free using the
links to each module above. Organisations who wish to obtain the
trainer/assessor guide or a copy of the resource for use in their
learning management systems or intranets can complete the following
service for RTOs, schools and universities
To support assessment of FNSFLT301 - Be MoneySmart, ASIC is
piloting a free online assessment service which is available to
Registered Training Organisations, schools and universities,
through the Australian Council for Education Research's Online
Assessment and Reporting system. The assessments, together with
other activities, will be part of the evidence portfolio to assess
Register to use ASIC's Be MoneySmart online assessment on the Australian
Council for Education Research website.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2016