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Diploma of Accounting

This course is for those seeking professional accounting roles in financial services & other industries.


TMG College Australia


Course Overview

FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

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FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting TMG College Australia


Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

    CRICOS Code: 087905F

  • Units of Competency

    The FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting requires 11 units of competency.

    Core Units:

    FNSACC511 – Provide financial and business performance information
    FNSACC512 – Prepare tax documentation for individuals
    FNSACC513 – Manage budgets and forecasts
    FNSACC514 – Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
    FNSACC516 – Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    FNSACC517 – Provide management accounting information

    Elective Units:

    FNSPAY501 – Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll
    FNSPAY503 – Process complex employee terminations in payroll
    FNSACC505 – Establish and maintain accounting and information systems
    BSBLDR402 – Lead effective workplace relationships
    BSBFIM601 – Manage finance

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following 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 
    • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR 
    • Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent; OR 
    • Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent. 
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent


    Students are required to undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

    • Project/Assignment
    • Written assessment tasks
    • Scenarios
    • Workplace case studies
    • Roleplays and observations
  • Duration

    52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia Provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to face training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities. 

    Offsite training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed mode training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this qualification may undertake: 

    FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting 

  • Your Career

    Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or further learning. 

    Careers may include: 

    • Accounts payable team leader  
    • Accounts receivable team leader  
    • Collections supervisor  
    • Payroll team leader/ Manager  
  • Fees

    Course fee - $7,650.00

    Material fee - $200.00.

  • Locations

    This qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes


    • July 20
    • August 24
    • October 12
    • November 16



    • January 25
    • March 1
    • April 19
    • May 24
    • July 12
    • August 16
    • October 4
    • November 8


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