Advance Diploma of Accounting

FNS60217 - Advanced Diploma of Accounting (Release 2) Duration 78 weeks (18 weeks break inclusive)

CRICOS Course Code: 097967J

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting & seeking professional identification. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: • Accountant • Financial Accounting Officer • Costing Project Manager • Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

Pathways from the qualification

After completing the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting, students may articulate into opportunities to continue their studies in Bachelor Degree programs offered by Australian Universities.

Entry Requirements

    • [Age Requirement]: Be 18 years old or over
    • [Knowledge Requirement]: Students who intend to enrol in this course must prove their satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent, or has completed any Diploma level qualifications under AQF (LLN test is required if the applicant's qualification is no in business field) or have industry experience in business or any relevant business service with a minimum of 3 years.
    • [Accounting Knowledge Requirement]: Students who intend to enrol in this course must also prove their satisfactory completion in any of the following qualifications:
    - Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set
    - Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
    - Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
    •[English Requirement]: For international students, IELTS overall 5.5 or its equivalent (TOEFL/PTE/Cambridge English are acceptable), OR complete Australian ELICOS course at upper intermediate level, OR complete any AQF Certificate IV course (or above) taught in English, OR pass the SIBC English placement test at upper intermediate level (at least 60 points out of 100) unless your nationality is the US, UK, New Zealand, Canada or Ireland.

Delivery and Assessments

This program (Advanced Diploma of Accounting) is delivered in an institution based environment with face to face delivery. The mode of training is highly practical with a combination of practical projects, practical tasks, case study, tutorials, group activities, individual learning and theory based documents.

Course structure

Duration: 60 tuition weeks. (78 Weeks include break) The course consists of 14 units and is clustered into 6 groups in order to be delivered within 6 terms of full time study load. The term duration is 10 weeks. Please refer to the unit description on Note: please refer to the prior to enrolment kit for the course fee, cancel & refund policy, the enrolment term and condition, and the student welfare support service provided.

Core Units

FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

Elective Units

FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit
BSBOPS504 Manage risk
FNSACC607 Evaluate Business Performance
FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports
FNSINC503 Identify Situations Requiring Complex Ethical Decision Making
FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information
BSBOPS501 Manage business document design and development
BSBFIN601 Manage finances
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
BSBOPS617 Develop and implement a business plan