Employee Benefits Online Short Learning Programme

The goal of this programme is to equip a participant to offer professional, detailed and accurate employee benefit advice to a client.

The dilemma surrounding retirement planning in South Africa can be alleviated when more persons in the financial services sectors are trained to offer better solutions to employers to safeguard their employees. The Socio- Economic impact of having well trained Employee Benefits Consultants is far reaching.

The University of the Free State’s School of Financial Planning Law (SFPL) is presenting an innovative Employee Benefits Short Learning Programme that is focused on training Employee Benefits Consultants. This Short Learning Programme will up skill employee benefits consultants, technical and practical knowledge during a five-week online programme.

The learning experience will enable participants to:
  • Identify the regulatory environment in which employee benefits functions.
  • Apply the content of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 and Related Regulations to advise a client effectively with regard to specific needs.
  • Apply the content of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 and Related Schedules in order to ensure that clients make the most cost effective, but relevant, employee benefit decisions that are suitable to the needs of the client.
  • Employ the skills needed to ensure that a deal can be finalised legally and successfully in the most cost- effective manner.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a certificate of completion as well as 19 general and 3.5 ethics FPI related continuous professional development points.

DATE

5 October to 6 November 2020

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be in possession of a NQF Level 5 qualification that is relevant to the financial services sector as well as one year's relevant work experience.

RESOURCES REQUIRED

Students will need a laptop with data and internet access.

COST

R6 500

APPLICATION FORM

For more information, please contact Joyce Leeuw: LeeuwJ@ufs.ac.za





FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2451
F: + 27 51 401 3043

E: law@ufs.ac.za

Equitas Building
UFS Bloemfontein Campus

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