Advanced Diploma of Accounting – International

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Course Code FNS60217
Course Title Advanced Diploma of Accounting
CRICOS Code 098018B
Duration 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of holidays)
Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location CBD Campus – 400 Queen Street, Melbourne

Program Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. 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.

Program Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration/Presentation in classroom/ Activities
  • Written Questions with underpinning knowledge
  • Self-paced learning materials, activity Moodle
  • Case study
  • Practical Exercise/ Project tasks

Units of Competency

The FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting requires 14 units of competency:

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

FNSTPB503 – Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law
FNSTPB504 – Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
FNSTPB505 – Apply legal principles in property law
FNSACC511 – Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC517 – Provide management accounting information
FNSACC516 – Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC608 – Evaluate organisation’s financial performance*
FNSACC609 – Evaluate financial risk*
FNSACC610 – Develop and implement financial strategies
FNSACC613 – Prepare and analyse management accounting information
FNSFMK505 – Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over.
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG English language test.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.



A further learning pathway could be studying in relevant higher education programs. Learners should establish relevant qualifications and any credit arrangements that may apply in order to make appropriate elective choices in this qualification.

Your Career in Accounting

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements.


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Material Fee $300