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Diploma of Accounting


Diploma of Accounting


52 weeks

Mode of Delivery

Face to face + Online

Contact Hours

20 hours / week

About this course

This qualification is best suited for individuals who already have basic knowledge of accounting practices. Students will learn more in-depth about preparing financial reports. The course will also touch upon the accounting standards required from AASB in regards to different aspects of assets, liabilities, and owners equity. They will develop skills to not only prepare documents, but also how to communicate them effectively to their team in order to plan and coordinate for the business.


After this qualification has been a successfully completed, students can apply for higher education, such as an Advanced Diploma of Accounting or degrees in order to progress their careers. Students are also equipped for accounting positions like bookkeeping, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Payable Officer or Accounts Receivable Officer.

Pathways from the qualification

FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications within the FNS Training Package or other Training Packages

Mode of Course Delivery

67% face-to-face and 33% online


*During the COVID-19 pandemic all of our courses will be delivered 100% online to reduce the spread of the virus and safeguard the welfare of our students, staff and the community.


The Online Class timetable may differ from the actual(face-to-face) class timetable. The nature of student support and engagement may also vary during this  online delivery period.


Please contact the college if you have any enquiries regarding the mode of delivery and the timetable

Qualification Structure

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
FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems
FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice
FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
FNSACC607 Evaluate business performance
FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation’s financial performance

Entry Requirements

All our courses are nationally accredited and internationally recognised, fulfilling the requirements of the Training Packages. To study with us, student need to reach a certain level of academic requirements. Below are entry requirements for both domestic and international students.


All Students MUST

• 18 years or older; and

• Completion of Year 12 or equivalent with suitable English language skills; and

• Completion of the following six units:


Process financial transactions and extract interim reports


Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers


Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry


Set up and operate a computerised accounting system


Complete business activity and instalment activity statements


Establish and maintain payroll systems;


• Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;


• Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent


International Student MUST

Have upper intermediate proficiency in English or an IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent).

Potential Career Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. According to the FNS training package companion volume guide, a possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

Accounts payable team leader;

Accounts receivable team leader;

Collections supervisor;

Payroll team leader/Manager.