Advance Diploma of Accounting

FNS60217 - Advanced Diploma of Accounting Duration 78 weeks (18 weeks break inclusive)

CRICOS Course Code: 097967J

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting & seeking professional identification. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: • Accountant • Financial Accounting Officer • Costing Project Manager • Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

Pathways from the qualification

After completing the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting, students may articulate into opportunities to continue their studies in Bachelor Degree programs offered by Australian Universities.

Entry Requirements

    • Be 18 years old or over
    • Students who intend to enrol in this course must prove their successful completion of Diploma of Accounting or equivalent, or have industry experience in accounting and any relevant financial service, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
    • Students must have good communication skills. Candidates whose English is not their first language may be required to prove their English language skills, which is equivalent to upper intermediate level (IELTS 5.5).

Delivery and Assessments

This program (Advanced Diploma of Accounting) is delivered in an institution based environment with face to face delivery. The mode of training is highly practical with a combination of practical projects, practical tasks, case study, tutorials, group activities and theory based documents.

Course structure

Duration: 60 tuition weeks. (78 Weeks include break) The course consists of 14 units and is clustered into 6 groups in order to be delivered within 6 terms of full time study load. The term duration is 10 weeks. Please refer to the unit description on Note: please refer to the prior to enrolment kit for the course fee, cancel & refund policy, the enrolment term and condition, and the student welfare support service provided.

Core Units

FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

Elective Units

FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit
FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation's financial performance
FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information
FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports
FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk

Other Electives

BSBMGT502 Manage peoples performance
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer compliant tax returns for legal entities
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan