This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of 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 provide guidance to others within defined guidelines. Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.
Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;
Completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or equivalent; or its superseded versions (FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting) or their equivalent.
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|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as - Accounts payable team leader, Accounts receivable team leader, Collections supervisor, Payroll team leader/Manager or Budget Officer.
Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Accounting students may wish to consider progressing to a Bachelor of Accounting.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this distance program on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 18 months, based on approximately 1200 hours of learning.
It is recommended that students enrol into one unit at a time. Students must complete all core units.
|FNSACC511||Provide financial and business performance information||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC512||Prepare tax documentation for individuals||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC513||Manage budgets and forecasts||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC514||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC516||Implement and maintain internal control procedures||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC517||Provide management accounting information||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Students must complete 5 electives that can be chosen from the list above. Up to 2 units can be selected from a Cert IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in any currently endorsed training package.
|BSBLDR413||Lead effective workplace relationships||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBTEC402||Design and produce complex spreadsheets||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBSMB412||Introduce cloud computing into business operations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FNSACC505||Establish and maintain accounting information systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||FNSACC511 - Provide financial and business performance information|
|2||FNSACC512 - Prepare tax documentation for individuals|
|3||FNSACC513 - Manage budgets and forecasts|
|4||FNSACC514 - Prepare financial reports for corporate entities|
|5||FNSACC516 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|6||FNSACC517 - Provide management accounting information|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBLDR413||Lead effective workplace relationships|
|BSBTEC402||Design and produce complex spreadsheets|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
|BSBSMB412||Introduce cloud computing into business operations|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|FNSACC505||Establish and maintain accounting information systems|
This course has moved into a transition period.
All students currently studying this course must complete their studies by May 2023. The last enrolment intake date for students is March 2023.
Please Note: Students with Apple Mac computers must contact the teacher (details below) prior to enrolling in any of the units.
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