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FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting

National ID FNS50222 State ID BHX1
Unlock the key to a successful accounting career 

Harness your flair for finance, and get qualified for supervisory roles and watch your employment prospects flourish. 

Students receive a hands-on experience, learning advanced accounting techniques for corporate and growing companies.

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FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

CampusesMurdoch. Thornlie.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Accounting is crucial to the financial health of every business and getting skilled in the profession is a pathway to unlocking huge job potential, with this vital industry predicted to have stable to strong employment growth.

In this course you’ll be guided by our expert team of lecturers as you further build on your accounting skillset and become trained in areas such as managing budgets and forecasts for businesses, preparing tax returns, producing financial reports and processing payroll transactions, whilst becoming proficient in using industry current accounting software including MYOB and XERO.

The course is ideal as an entry point into financial services if you’re just beginning a career in the accounting field, or if you wish to elevate your current experience to gain higher skills and rise to more senior positions. This nationally recognised diploma is recognised by the Tax Practitioner’s Board (TPB) and on completion of the course with passes in prescribed taxation units, you’ll be eligible to pursue further study to be recognised as a Registered Tax Agent with the TPB.

This qualification will provide you with the opportunity to become a Registered Tax Agent, Assistant Accountant, Senior Payroll Officer, Accounting Manager, Accounts Payable Team Leader or Accounts Receivable Team Leader. 

 

This course is also available part-time in each semester. 

As an indication for Semester 2 2023, the eight units listed below are available for enrolment. Each unit runs for 20 weeks unless otherwise specified and is a half day on the days listed.
   

Murdoch campus units 

* This unit runs in weeks 1-10 in term 3 of semester 2 2023

** This unit runs in weeks 11-20 in term 4 of semester 2 2023

Unit code Unit name Classes
FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities Monday afternoons
FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals Tuesday mornings
FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts Thursday mornings
FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures Thursday mornings
FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information Tuesday afternoons
FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information Monday mornings
FNSTPB504** Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

Thursday afternoons

FNSTPB503* Apply legakl principles in contract and consumer law Thursday afternoons

Please note timetables are subject to change. Should you apply and be successful in receiving an offer, when you enrol you will have an opportunity to choose the units for your part time study in your first semester.

To find out more about how our unit timetables can be used to suit your work and lifestyle, please use the Get Help form at the end of the page to start a discussion with the training area.
   

  • prepare income tax returns
  • manage budgets and forecasts
  • prepare financial reports
  • implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • provide management accounting information

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • good problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • ability to work well with others and good communication skills
  • confident working with numbers and financial concepts
  • strong record keeping skills and well organised

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

When Semester 1, 2024
Where Thornlie
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets $347.40 $31.25
FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals $405.30 $20.00
FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities $376.35 $20.00
FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures $173.70 $9.00
FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information $347.40 $18.00

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
$318.45 $0.00
Prepare financial reports
$260.55 $12.00
Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
$318.45 $27.75
Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
$347.40 $21.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Thornlie
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets $347.40 $31.25
FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals $405.30 $20.00
FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities $376.35 $20.00
FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures $173.70 $9.00
FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information $347.40 $18.00

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
$318.45 $0.00
Prepare financial reports
$260.55 $12.00
Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
$318.45 $27.75
Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
$347.40 $21.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets $347.40 $31.25
FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals $405.30 $20.00
FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities $376.35 $20.00
FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures $173.70 $9.00
FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information $347.40 $18.00

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
$318.45 $0.00
Prepare financial reports
$260.55 $0.00
Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
$318.45 $27.75
Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
$347.40 $21.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Details

When Semester 2, 2023
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets $347.40 $31.25
FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals $405.30 $20.00
FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts $289.50 $18.00
FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities $376.35 $20.00
FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures $173.70 $9.00
FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information $347.40 $18.00

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
$318.45 $0.00
Prepare financial reports
$260.55 $0.00
Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
$318.45 $27.75
Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
$347.40 $21.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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