Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217)


Course code: FNS50217

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of 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 provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

56 Weeks: (52 weeks classroom delivery + 4 weeks of holidays).

AUD $250 (non-refundable)
AUD $1,000
AUD $8,950


• 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:

  • Finance Sector Supervisor
  • 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 the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;


• Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;


• Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

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

  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.

FNSACC511Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC512Prepare tax documentations for individuals
FNSACC513Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC514Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC516Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC517Provide management accounting information
BSBLDR402Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBCOM406Conduct work within a compliance framework
FNSACC601Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
FNSINC401Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry