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Diploma of Accounting

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


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Program 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


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

    CRICOS Code: 087905F

  • Subjects

    The FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting requires 11 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
    FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals1
    FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities* (pre req BSBFIA401 achieved in FNS40217 Pre req FNSACC311 achieved in FNS40217)
    FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

    Elective Subjects:

    FNSPAY501 Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll
    FNSPAY503 Process Complex employee terminations in payroll
    FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems
    BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
    BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances

  • 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 Numeracy and Digital Literacy 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 and Intensity

    52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia Provides the following delivery options: 

    Facilitator Led Virtual Online classes

    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 program 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


    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10


    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG's matched qualifications 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG. 

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