About the course
The purpose of this course is to prepare individuals for professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and guidance to others within defined guidelines.
Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:
- Assistant Accountant
- Tax agent
- Senior Finance clerk
International students must satisfy the following conditions:
- An overall IELTS band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or equivalent.
- 18 years and above with a High School Certificate (Year 12)
This course will be delivered over 40 weeks, which comprises of 34 study weeks and 6 weeks of holiday.
Delivery mode and Assessment
The course is delivered over 20 hours per week. It consists of two 8-hour days face to face in a classroom setting and 4 hours of online/distance course work.
Assessments may be conducted through a combination of written questions and answers, case studies, role-plays, and demonstrations.
An average of 15-20 hours of self-study per week is also required in this course.
Total number of units = 11
6 core unit plus
5 elective units
|FNSACC501||Provide financial and business performance information (core)|
|FNSACC502||Prepare tax documentation for individuals (core)|
|FNSACC503||Manage budgets and forecasts (core)|
|FNSACC504*||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities (core)|
|FNSACC506||Implement and maintain internal control procedures (core)|
|FNSACC507||Provide management accounting information (core)|
|BSBFIA401^||Prepare financial reports (elective)|
|FNSACC301^||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports (elective)|
|BSBWOR501||Manage personal work priorities and professional development (elective)|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets (elective)|
|FNSACC401||Process business tax requirements (elective)|
*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:
|Unit in this qualification||Prerequisite unit|
|FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities||BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports|
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
^ Note the students who have already completed the prerequisite and other elective units as part of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting will be offered the following alternate elective units
|Elective Unit in this qualification||Alternate Elective unit|
|BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports financial reports||BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships|
|FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||BSBRSK501 Manage risk|
Upon successful completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, the student may pursue FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications in the FNS or BSB training package.
Recognition of Prior Learning
We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.
Fees & Intakes
Please refer to International fees schedule on our website
Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne