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FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

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.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

 

 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent, which constitute the requirements for the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set:

  • • 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.

Job opportunities

 

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

Semester 1

Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Semester 2

Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Rockingham
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications received after 15 June will be considered as expressions of interest for remaining places.  
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications received after 15 June will be considered as expressions of interest for remaining places.  

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