About the course
This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional identification. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.
Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:
- Assistant Accountant
- Managerial Accountant
- Senior financial clerk
International students must satisfy the following conditions:
- An overall IELTS band 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5) or equivalent
- 18 years and above with a High School Certificate (Year 12)
- Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting – There are prerequisites to 9 units in this qualification; students must complete the prerequisite units as part of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting before enrolling in FNS60215
This course will be delivered over 48 weeks, which comprises of 40 academic weeks and 8 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 = 14
3 core units plus
11 elective units
|FNSACC604||Monitor corporate governance activities|
|FNSINC601||Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry|
|FNSINC602||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools|
|FNSACC603*||Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations**|
|FNSACC608*||Evaluate organisation’s financial performance|
|FNSACC602*||Audit and report on financial systems and records|
|FNSACC613*||Prepare and analyse management accounting information|
|FNSACC614*||Prepare complex corporate financial reports|
|FNSACC609*||Evaluate financial risk|
|FNSACC601*||Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities**|
|FNSORG602||Develop and manage financial systems|
|FNSACC606*||Conduct internal audit|
|FNSACC610*||Develop and implement financial strategies|
|FNSACC605||Implement organisational improvement programs|
** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law
*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:
|Unit in this qualification||Prerequisite unit|
|FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities||FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals|
|FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records||FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance||FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals|
|FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit||FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation’s financial performance||FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information|
|FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk||FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information|
|FNSACC610 Develop and implement financial strategies||FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information|
|FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information||FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information|
|FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports||FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities|
Upon successful completion of FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting, the student may pursue higher education programs at university level.
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