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TAL introduces suite of Income Protection courses

By Yasmine Masi11 March 2022

Australian life insurer, TAL, has launched a range of live and on-demand courses and masterclass through its Risk Academy to help financial advisers navigate the changes made to Income Protection advice.

Provided by TAL National Technical Managers, Scott Hoger and David Glen, the Risk Academy’s Income Protection courses have been developed to help advisers integrate and tailor their advice in line with recent regulatory and product changes.

Niall McConville, General Manager, Retail Distribution Individual Life at TAL, said the firm intends to support advisers to improve the financial advice industry.

“Income Protection is changing, and we have responded by providing added support for advisers to assist them in adapting and upskilling for a new era,” he said.

“The TAL Risk Academy aims to play a key role in advisers’ education journey by offering industry-aligned courses on topics ranging from the fundamentals of Income Protection, through to more in-depth case study analysis of emerging advice strategies.”

“The Income Protection Masterclass focuses on providing participants with strategies that can help them strike the balance between compliance obligations and providing advice that is tailored to clients’ goals and budget.”

Courses available at the TAL Risk Academy include the Income Protection Masterclass, Best Interest Balancing Act, Income Protection Fundamentals, Understanding the I in IP and The Changing Landscape of Income Protection Advice.

TAL will conduct the Income Protection Masterclass in person in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide from 22 March to 13 April.

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