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DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

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National ID: FNS50217 | State ID: BDP8

 

Acquire the specific accounting techniques that will become the tools of your trade. The Diploma of Accounting will build on your knowledge gained at the Certificate IV level, and will prepare you for accounting positions within larger corporate organisations and growing companies. You will gain a more detailed understanding of day-to-day accounting work through practical training in operational activities.

Completion of the Diploma of Accounting, with passes in prescribed taxation units, satisfies some of the academic requirements for registration as a tax agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Learn how to prepare income tax returns, manage budgets and forecasts, prepare financial reports, implement and maintain internal control procedures, and provide management accounting information.

Entry Requirements
Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent, which constitute the requirements for the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set:
• BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
• FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
• FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
• FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
• FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
• FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
• FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems;

OR
Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;
OR
Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

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Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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As an accounting graduate you will find career opportunities are international and cross-industry. Opening your own accounting practice, working for a multinational, or somewhere in between, this qualification provides the essential fundamental building block to your career in the diverse world of accounting.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • FNS602157 Advanced Diploma of Accounting, State ID BDQ1
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Where Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration

One semester - Equivalent to three days a week following completion of the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or equivalent.

HowFull Time (On Campus)
Part Time
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement and maintain internal control proceduresFNSACC516BBH73
Manage budgets and forecastsFNSACC513BBH96
Prepare financial reports for corporate entitiesFNSACC514BBH98
Prepare tax documentation for individualsFNSACC512BBH89
Provide financial and business performance informationFNSACC511BBH87
Provide management accounting informationFNSACC517BBH81
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply legal principles in corporations and trust lawFNSTPB504AUT53
Complete business activity and instalment activity statementsFNSTPB401BBH92
Develop and use complex spreadsheetsBSBITU402AUH20
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entitiesFNSACC414BBH71
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industryFNSACC408BBH88
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

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