Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Course Code FNS60217
Course Title Advanced Diploma of Accounting
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Duration 1.5 Years
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee

Course Overview

FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting 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.

Course 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

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 4), reading (ACSF Level 4), writing (ACSF Level 4), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course.



A further learning pathway could be study in relevant higher education programs.

Your Career

The qualification presents graduates with various opportunities for employment and further education. You will be able to seek roles in a range of jobs including:

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Assistant Accountant


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
 $4,730.00  $946.00  $9,830.00


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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment