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Accounting and Business Courses

Studying business, accounting, or marketing can open up a world of opportunity. Explore Academia’s business courses!

From construction to retail and everything in between: while the industries may differ, they’re all tied together by the same elements - business, marketing, and accounting.

Academia's business courses provide you with a great starting point to gain employment in business, industry, government or non-government organisations.

Interested in pursuing further study? After completing your course and obtaining your certificate or diploma with us, you can continue to a Degree program at a number of Academia partner universities.

Government Funding

  1. Government Funding is available for eligible by the Commonwealth Government of Victoria
  2. Income contingent loans are also available for eligible students through VET - Fee Help

Academia’s Business and Marketing Courses

Certificate IV in Business

Code: BSB40215

Hungry for a rewarding career in Business?

The Certificate IV in Business is a great stepping stone into the exciting and dynamic world of business. The course teaches you the basic skills required to meet entry-level job requirements and join the industry.

The Certificate IV is delivered at our Melbourne campus and leads to the Diploma of Business or Diploma of Marketing and Communication. Job opportunities include accounts clerk, legal receptionist, office admin assistant, and more.

Diploma of Business

Code: BSB50215

Do you love leading a team, managing projects, or assisting staff? Enjoy a wide range of job prospects when you get qualified with Academia’s Diploma of Business course.

This one-year course follows the Certificate IV in Business, and helps further develop your skills in order to enhance your job opportunities.

During your studies, you’ll learn how to conduct market research, manage budgets, coordinate human resources, and more - essentially, the skills required to help a business run at its best!

Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Code: BSB52415

Love social media? This powerful tool has quickly become one of a marketer’s most valuable assets!

Through Academia’s Diploma of Marketing and Communication course, you’ll learn valuable skills and knowledge from the marketing, advertising, and public relations industries.

An ever changing landscape, you’ll stay up to date on the latest and emerging marketing trends, and learn the skills required to plan and implement marketing and communication strategies.

This one-year course follows the Certificate IV in Business. Both can be completed in 1.5 years (full-time) and is currently offered at our Melbourne campus.

Academia’s Leadership and Management Courses

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Code: BSB61015

Lead your organisation to business success!

Through this course, you’ll develop skills that will help you lead your organisation and its people towards business success!

You’ll learn how to create, lead, and implement strategic business plans, manage risk, analyse data, and more!

Career prospects include leadership roles including Human Resource Manager, General Manager, Sales Manager, Team Leader, or Business Analyst.

Academia’s Accounting Courses

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Code: FNS40217

Learn the essentials required to kick-start a fulfilling career in accounting or bookkeeping with the Certificate IV qualification!

The Certificate IV is essential in gaining the fundamental skills required to start your own business or dive into your career.

This course has been created to specifically draw on skills required within the industry, ensuring you get the best chance at success upon entering the workforce.

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is delivered from our Melbourne campus, and can be followed by the Diploma of Accounting.

Diploma of Accounting

Code: FNS50215

Build upon the basic skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and advance your learnding with Academia’s Diploma of Accounting.

Through the Diploma, you’ll learn real-world skills that can be applied directly into the world of accounting.

This high-level diploma qualification leads to job prospects including bookkeeper, BAS accountant, office manager, or accounts clerk.

The Diploma of Accounting can be followed by Academia’s Advanced Diploma of Accounting, or further studies at university or higher education institutions.

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Code: FNS60215

What do you find at the centre of any kind of organisation, business, or company? Accounting, of course!

Academia’s Advanced Diploma of Accounting arms you with the critical skills required to pursue real career opportunities.

You can enter the finance or accounting departments of virtually any industry, using your skills to lead or manage reporting, financial systems, bookkeeping, accounting, tax, and more.

Students who successfully complete the Advanced DIploma can choose to pursue further education. Find out more about Academia’s university and high education pathways.

Career Prospects

Students who complete Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas at Academia's School of Business, Marketing, Accounting, Leadership & Management have opportunities to enter a large number of fields including:

  1. Finance
  2. Banking
  3. Accountancy
  4. Taxation
  5. Human Resources
  6. Consulting
  7. Government
  8. Retail
  9. Industry

Why Study At Academia?

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In addition to our Australian Students, Academia has over 50 nationalities attending our Vocational and English courses on average at any point in time.

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Campuses Location & Facilities

  1. Our campuses situated in the central business districts of Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia.
  2. Our Business, Marketing & Accounting Students have access to spacious classrooms all with sunlight access, electronic projectors, and computer labs with free internet access during and outside class hours.
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You will be treated as an individual at Academia with personalized care and a tailored training plan for students who encounter difficulties in progressing in certain subjects.

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