Diploma of Accounting – International
||52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays)
||February, April, July, October
||CBD Campus – 400 Queen Street, Melbourne
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.
Assessment methods may include:
- Written assessment tasks
- Workplace case studies
- Roleplays and observations
Units of Competency
The FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting requires 11 units of competency:
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
BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
FNSACC601 – Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
FNSACC505 – Establish and maintain accounting information systems
FNSACC301 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
BSBITU402 – Develop and use complex spreadsheets
The units that are highlighted have pre-requisite units to be completed prior to commencing the qualification.
* pre-requisite units
Prerequisite unit for FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities are following
- BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
- FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Prerequisite unit for FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities is
- FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals.
** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law:
FNSSS00008 Taxation law for tax agents Skill Set (Tax documentation) – FNSACC502 and FNSACC601
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.
Your career in Accounting
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:
- Finance Assistant
- Assistant Accountant
- Senior Financial Clerk
- Tax Agent / Advisor
- Accounts Manager/Administration
- Australian Taxation law (Tax agents)