FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting

CRICOS Code: 088367G

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other 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 guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the Board.

  • Students must be 18 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective International students who provide an IELTS of 5.5 or its equivalent will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Students are required to have access to a computer and internet in order to complete assessments and read information on the units of competency.
  • A flexible blended environment applies to the majority of the target group being a combination of self-paced/tutorial/classroom workshops and workplace practical sessions.
  • The course will be delivered and assessed over 52 weeks at AIVTE.
Completing the qualification can give you up to a full year of credit towards a degree with an Australian university, that means cutting down the amount of time you will need to complete your degree.
Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Accountant (General)
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
Many of our students already have a high level of skills, knowledge and expertise that can be recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.
If you have completed previous study that is the same as your intended qualification with another organisation you may be able to apply for a credit transfer or exemption. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for a credit transfer.
Total number of units = 11
6 core units
5 elective units

FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals**
FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC504* Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information

FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBWOR401 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Role plays / observations

Course Fee
$AU $14,250

Course Duration
52 weeks

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