Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217)


Course code: FNS60217

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. 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.

90 Weeks: (78 weeks classroom delivery + 12 weeks of holidays).

AUD $250 (non-refundable)
AUD $1,500
AUD $13,450


• For course packages or re-enrolment, the registration fee is payable only once.
• These fees are indicative and are subject to change at the time of enrolment.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Assistant Accountant

Entry Requirements

  18 years or over

  Basic computer skills

  Meet all Student Visa requirements, including:

  Year 12 academic education (or equivalent)

  IELTS 5.5 or English proficiency (or equivalent)

  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.

If the student cannot provide a satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent, the student is advised to take College Placement test to check if he/she can satisfy the minimum English Requirement. If there are doubts about the student’s English language skills to cope in an academic environment, the student is advised to undertake an English (ELICOS) course at an approved provider for an appropriate duration until the client achieves an IELTS score of 5.5.

Assessment Methods

Students can be assessed in a variety of methods such as Practical Demonstration, Report, Project, Assessments, Case Study, Written Questions, Observation, Analysis, Activities, Assignment, Portfolio, Role Play

Mode of Study

  • Face-to-face
  • Distance learning is not available

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL, please contact the College to discuss. 

Credit Transfer

Students who have successfully completed whole units of competency within the training package with another institution in Australia can apply for a credit transfer (CT).


Modules shown are for the current academic year and are subject to change in the future.

Your choice of modules and projects available may, to some extent, be restricted by the schedule of lectures and the availability of staff. It may also vary according to the degree specialism chosen.

FNSACC624Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSINC602Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
FNSINC601Apply economic principles to work in the financial services
FNSPIM410Collect, assess and use information
FNSACC612Implement Reconstruction Plan
FNSORG602Develop and Manage Financial systems
FNSRSK602Determine and manage risk exposure strategies
BSBSMB420Evaluate and develop small business operations
FNSACC605Implement organisational improvement programs
FNSACC611Implement an insolvency program
FNSFMK505Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
BSBMGT624Develop and implement corporate social responsibility
FNSCUS401Participate in negotiations
FNSCUS402Resolve disputes