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FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting

Accounting is at the centre of every government, public, or private organisation!

  1. As long as businesses are trading, accounting is critical
  2. This high-level qualification prepares you for a career in accounts or finance
  3. Delivered face-to-face at Academia’s Melbourne CBD campus

Build on your existing accounting skills and knowledge, and get job-ready in an ever-growing industry with Academia!

This course offers you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in areas of finance department, accounts receivables, accounts payables, and bookkeeping.

Whether you work as an in-house accountant or your services are outsourced, accounting and bookkeeping are critical skills in any industry.

Why Study a Diploma of Accounting? The Industry is Expanding!

Further develop your skills and propel your career with the right qualification!

The Diploma of Accounting builds on your existing skills acquired through the Certificate IV, and can be followed by further studies, including the Advanced Diploma of Accounting.

As accountants and bookkeepers expand their services to become more like consultative financial partners, the breadth of opportunities to pursue is continuing to grow.

Client expectations are growing and demands are increasing, making an accountant more than just someone who keeps track of spend and can be the link between your business and other services including financial advisors.

Further Education

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to proceed to study the Advanced Diploma of Accounting or pursue Degree studies at university and higher education institutions.

Find out more about Academia's Pathways here.

Career Pathways

Career prospects include roles such as:

  1. Financial reporting officer / Financial management assistant
  2. Accounts payable officer /Accounts receivable officer
  3. Internal financial control officer
  4. Payroll officer
  5. Book keeper
  6. Financial services officer
  7. Tax agent
  8. Assistant to CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and computer lab workshops.

You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based (MYOB) tasks, and assignments.

Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, Accounting/Business Software, Client Server and student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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Course Recognition

Course Code: FNS50215
Course Name: Diploma of Accounting
CRICOS Code: 091537B
CRICOS Duration: 36 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks

Units of competency for the Diploma of Accounting

Unit Code
Unit Description
FNSACC501
Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC502
Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC503
Manage budgets and forecast
FNSACC504
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
Unit Code
Unit Description
FNSACC506
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC507
Provide management accounting information
FNSACC607
Evaluate business performance
Unit Code
Unit Description
FNSFMK505
Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice
FNSORG505
Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
FNSACC301
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

Study Accounting in Melbourne Today!

Expand your skills and get job-ready with Academia’s Diploma of Accounting.

This course has been designed to align with the current industry.

It focuses on existing, new, and emerging trends, keeping students up-to-date on the latest techniques and skills as they prepare to enter the workforce.

After obtaining a strong skill set at the completion of this course, students join the industry with confidence. Armed with the skills required, Academia’s accounting students flourish in plentiful job opportunities and roles.

This course is offered at our Melbourne CBD campus, centrally located amongst the hustle and bustle of this student-friendly city!

Want to study accounting in Melbourne? Get in touch with our career advisors today!

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  1. Local:(03) 9671 4755
  2. International:+61 3 9671 4755