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Diploma of Accounting

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course focuses on building professional accounting financial management skills that are fundamental in all accounting positions; Graduates will have a thorough comprehension of the principles of accounting. The primary pathway from the Diploma of Accounting qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as:

> Introducing and maintaining accounting systems

> Maintaining internal control systems

> Preparing financial statements for a non-reporting entity

> Preparing tax returns

> Reporting on business performance

> Managing small teams

> Developing business plans

> Preparing accounting reports managements

Location of Course Delivery

Melbourne campus: 277 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria.

Delivery Approach and Mode

Delivery of the course is based on 20 hours face to face delivery per week over a period of 20 weeks delivered over 1 semester. This course is only available as face to face delivery for overseas student visa holders but is also available online, classroom and blended delivery for other participants.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 30 weeks. However, depending on the time of enrolment and holiday periods throughout the year, the total duration of the course could be up to 40 weeks (including holidays).

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles. These include project work, reports, portfolio development as well as individual presentations.

Entry Requirements

Year 12 or equivalent literacy and numeracy levels or equivalent

and

Provision of evidence of

• 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.

and

Students must be 18 years of age or over

An English language proficiency score of 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent) for International students.

Pathways

After achieving the Diploma of Accounting, candidates may undertake an Advanced Diploma of Accounting. This course may also be used as a pathway into a Bachelor of Accounting.

COURSE FNS50217 | CRICOS 099392E

Course Structure

To attain a Diploma of Accounting, competency in the following 11 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
FNSACC511
Provide financial and business performance information
2
FNSINC602
Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
3
FNSACC517
Provide management accounting information
4
BSBLDR402
Lead effective workplace relationships
5
FNSACC607
Evaluate business performance
6
FNSACC505
Establish and maintain accounting information systems
7
BSBITU402
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
8
FNSACC512
Prepare tax documentation for individuals
9
FNSACC516
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
10
FNSACC513
Manage budgets and forecasts
11
FNSACC514
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

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