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FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

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The Nationally Recognised FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting is a course that allows graduates to perform assistant accountant and senior bookkeeping roles, such as a Financial Clerk or BAS Agent.

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According to the Australian Government Job Outlook, accounting and finance roles are expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years as the demand for skilled financial and business advisors grows.

Graduates of this accredited course will be able to proficiently complete complex accounting tasks, coordinate and evaluate their own work, whilst also providing guidance to others.

Graduates will also be able to complete skilled duties such as providing financial and business performance information, preparing tax documentation for individuals, managing budgets and forecasts, preparing financial reports for corporate entities, implementing and maintain internal control procedures, providing management accounting information, and more.

Course summary

Course code
FNS50217
Qualification gained
Diploma of Accounting
Nationally recognised
Yes
Study mode
Flexible delivery (including online with some projects / activities and/or skills-based training)
Course fees
Pay up-front, pay by installment or completely customise your own payment plan here. Employers, ask about our group/corporate rates and traineeship availability.

No 20% VET-FEE loan fee
Flexible duration
Up to 18 months
Study load
Self-paced
Start date
Start anytime
Assessment method
Short answer questions

Career opportunities

  • Senior Financial Clerk
  • Office Manager
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable Officer
  • BAS Agent

Course units

FNSACC408
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
FNSACC311
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC514
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC416
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSACC517
Provide management accounting information
FNSACC512
Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC513
Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC516
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC511
Provide financial and business performance information
BSBSMB412
Introduce cloud computing into business operations

Entry requirements

  • Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
  • A good command of written English
  • Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week

If you have these essential requirements, then you can get started immediately.

Qualification pathways

  • Complete the required training and the assessment requirements
  • Have you studied a related course? Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Are you currently working in a related industry? Apply for Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)
Student reviews

"The Australian College tutors were very helpful and inspiring. Coming from various backgrounds, they offered industry relevant information, trends, and ideas 'outside the box' at a level of which I would otherwise not have had access.

They helped me to focus on the individual topics through the assignments and extract the most out of the course, making it directly relevant to the industry."

Marnie Bernard

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