Learn the smarter way
This comprehensive, in-depth suite of online learning resources, webinars and training enables practitioners to stay at the forefront of the SMSF industry – whether you want to be the expert or not, you can rely on our specialist knowledge to ensure that you are enabling better retirement outcomes for your clients.
- Monthly accredited web-based training and webinars
- Slides, workbooks & recordings from all live sessions
- Discounts to industry events and face-to-face training workshops
- Quarterly technical and regulatory updates (i.e. Changing Face of SMSF)
- Savings on reports and online courses (e.g. SMSF day and Future of SMSF)
- Access to your own CPD archive (accredited training for professional development obligations)
- Access to our catalogue of over 60 hours of smsf training already available on the platform
Smarter SMSF evolved from The SMSF Academy, founded in 2010 by accountant, Aaron Dunn and lawyer, Ian Glenister – both accredited SMSF specialists. Our focus is simple. To bridge the gap in training, education and tools so you can grow your business through self-managed super funds.
Our monthly web-based training and webinars are popular because it enables members to access it whenever you like and as many times as you like. Fully mobile responsive, this cost effective solution works on any device so it is also available for practitioners on the go. It accommodates people who want to watch it individually or collectively as part of team training events. And because our learn package is available anytime, it is perfect for reviewing and refreshing knowledge.
Simply watch at your own pace then take the quiz to confirm your progress and CPD points. Smarter SMSF offers regular updates on SMSF specialist topics, sourced directly from leading industry professionals such as accountants, financial planners and lawyers. Every quarter we share ‘the changing face of SMSF’ – a technical and regulatory update that keeps members informed on key compliance issues as they arise.
All training is accredited for professional development obligations via the SMSF Association, FPA Australia and the major accounting bodies.
We also maintain a CPD register that for you to determine the ongoing knowledge strengths of your staff.
Winner of the Training and Education Provider of the Year Award VIC, presented at the SMSF and Accounting Awards 2018.
To start ordering a smarter way, simply follow these steps:
- Purchase one of our monthly or annual subscriptions to become a member
- You will receive payment confirmation and an email to login to the Smarter SMSF platform
- Select the webinar, course or any other related training topic on the platform and begin earning your CPD points
- Available all the time, anytime, to refer back to if need be.
If you require help, please get in contact with us by telephone on 1300 95 94 76, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Member
We offer the following training and support subscriptions:
Learn – $77 (incl. GST) per month
provides industry-leading web-based live training to navigate the complexities of SMSF, including changing regulatory requirements.
Support – $99 (incl. GST) per month
provides priority access to Smarter SMSF’s knowledge team, available via our platform and on the phone to resolve any issue or answer any SMSF questions you may have.
Is the training accredited for CPD?
Yes, all training is accredited with the SMSF Association, FPA Australia and counts towards CPE hours for the major accounting bodies – CPA Australia (CPA), Chartered Accountants (CAANZ) & Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
When does the CPD certificate get issued?
CPD assessment for the SMSF Association and FPA is submitted quarterly (April, July, Oct, Jan) so you will receive the certificate for any training during that quarterly post assessment. For the accounting bodies, you will get your certificate shortly after the training.
Can I watch the webinars online at a later time?
Yes, in addition to live webinar training, all webinars are uploaded into our platform for you to view at any time and on any device. You will need to complete a short CPD quiz after watching to get your CPD certificate, which is stored online within your personal CPD register.