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 $200 (non-refundable)
AUD $1,000
AUD $9,000


• 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

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at diploma level, including:

  • FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
  • With substantial vocational experience in a range of environments, acting in a range of senior support or technical roles.

Pre-requisite Requirements

  18 years or over

  Basic computer skills

  Meet all Student Visa requirements, including:

  • Year 11 – 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


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