About This Course

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Course Overview

  • Make numbers talk with a Diploma of Accounting, and become qualified for professional work in accounting, finance, and business.

    This qualification will teach students to provide financial performance information, prepare tax documentation for individuals, manage budgets and forecasts, and prepare financial reports for corporate entities at a professional level.

    Elective units provide opportunities to learn additional skills, such as development of comples spreadsheets, applyication ethics to complex situations, and applyication economic principles to work in the financial services industry.

Course Units

  • 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

    • FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information system
    • BSBCUS501 Manage Customer Services
    • BSBLDR502 Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships
    • FNSPAY502 Process superannuation payments in payroll
    • FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified for work in the accounting, finance, and business industries. Graduates may find employment as Bookkeers, Accounts Clerks, Accountants, and Office Managers.

University Pathways

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake:
    • Hobart Intake:

    Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • Entry to this course requires the following:

    Education requirement:

    • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or equivalent; and
    • Completion of Certificate IV in Accounting / Completion of Certificate IV in Bookkeeping / Completion of FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set

    English requirement( for international students only):

    • IELTS score of 5 or equivalent; or pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $5,000
    • Offshore International student: $8,000
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

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    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

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