Diploma of Accounting

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. This course provides student with a solid grounding in the accounting discipline. Students will develop practical skills in financial accounting, budgeting, maintaining internal control system, management accounting, financial forecasting, and taxation and accounting information systems. Student will build skills in dynamic business tools such as spreadsheets and computerised accounting software.

Duration65 Weeks (52 weeks packaged with CIV in Accounting and Bookkeeping)
National CodeFNS50217
CRICOS Code099404F
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 15hrs/week
Online: 5hrs/week
Tuition Fee$10,000
Enrolment Fee*$200

*Non-refundable

Course Structure

The following unit of competencies are covered in this course:

  • FNSACC511 – Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC512 – Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC513 – Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSACC514 – Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC516 – Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC517 – Provide management accounting information
  • FNSORG505 – Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
  • FNSACC505 – Establish and maintain accounting information systems
  • FNSACC311 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
  • BSBLDR402 – Lead effective workplace relationships

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 18 years old or older and meet one of the following requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting
  • Has other relevant or equivalent qualifications
  • Is a mature age applicant with relevant Work Experience

English proficiency requirement:
One of the following English test results or equivalent must be met:

  • IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 65
  • PTE Academic score of 42

Pathways from the qualification: 

Students who undertake the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting is provided with advice of further training options. Students who gain this qualification can further their study in the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or find employment as a/an:

  • Accounts team leader
  • Payroll team leader