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Diploma of Accounting

FNS50215
Average Price: $9240
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the Board.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Diploma in the field of Management and Commerce'

87.3%

Satisfied with the training
68.4%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Accountant (General) (ANZSCO code 221111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
188,100 persons were employed as Accountants in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Accountants are: $1,404. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Accountants visit Job Outlook
This course is eligible for VET FEE-HELP if you are studying with an approved VET FEE-HELP provider. VET FEE-HELP is a loan from the Australian Government that helps pay your course fees. VET FEE-HELP loans have to be paid back once you begin earning over a certain amount. Even though you may not have to pay anything upfront, you should take into consideration your full VET FEE-HELP loan amount.

 

The calculator below helps you to understand what your debt will be when you start your course, and how it may increase if you do not earn enough to begin paying back the loan.

 

For further information on VET FEE-HELP, including a list of providers approved to offer the loans, please visit the Study Assist website.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 11

6 core units plus

5 elective units

The elective units consist of:

  • 3 from the electives below.
  • Of the remaining 2 units:

  • up to 2 may be from the electives
  • up to 2 may be from Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

    Core Units

    FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information

    FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals**

    FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts

    FNSACC504* Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

    FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

    FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information

    Elective Units

    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

    BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets

    BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

    FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

    FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems

    FNSACC601* Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities**

    FNSACC607* Evaluate business performance

    FNSFMK505 Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice

    FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

    FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

    FNSORG505 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements

    FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections

    FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law***

    FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law***

    FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law***

    *Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

    Unit in this qualification

    Prerequisite unit

    FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

    FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

    FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

    FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

    FNSACC607 Evaluate business performance

    FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information

    ** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law:

    FNSSS00008 Taxation law for tax agents Skill Set (Tax documentation) - FNSACC502 and FNSACC601

    *** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in commercial law: FNSSS00005 Commercial law for tax agent Skill Set

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Assistant Accountant
    Finance Sector Supervisor
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Accounting and Bookkeeping
    Business Services
    Financial Services



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    4. QLD
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    5. SA
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    6. TAS
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    7. VIC
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    8. WA
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    This RTO is eligible to offer VET FEE-HELP loans. VET FEE-HELP is a loan from the Australian Government that helps pay your course fees. VET FEE-HELP loans have to be paid back once you begin earning over a certain amount. Even though you may not have to pay anything upfront, you should take into consideration your full VET FEE-HELP loan amount.

     

    The calculator below helps you to understand what your debt will be when you start your course, and how it may increase if you do not earn enough to begin paying back the loan.

     

    For further information on VET FEE-HELP, please visit the Study Assist website.

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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Diploma in the field of Management and Commerce'

    35.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    17.5 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    28.7%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Managers
    22.8%
    Managers
    Professionals
    18.7%
    Professionals
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $50,200

    $49,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 92.6 90.7
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    85.2
    60.6
    23.8
     
    81.6
    46.8
    33.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    15.2
    11.1
    8.7
     
    16.5
    10
    8.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.3 85.7
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 68.4 73.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 97.5 97.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 79.6 81.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 90.8 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 50 200 49 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Managers
    Professionals
     
     
    28.7
    22.8
    18.7
     
    31.1
    19.7
    14.4
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
     
     
    16.1
    11.7
    10.6
     
    33.2
    10
    9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 94.4 92.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 50 900 50 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 32.8 31.9
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.3 85.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82.4 84.3

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 35.9 41.8
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 45 400 46 300
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 47.1 45.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.7 86.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 65.7 72.6

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Health Care and Social Assistance
    16.1
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
    11.7
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
    10.6
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Financial Services
    Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
    Financial Services          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".