FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

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Course description

The Diploma of Accounting is suitable for students seeking professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries such as Financial Clerk or Assistant Accountant. This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law. Students will learn how to prepare financial reports, tax documentation, budgets and payroll while implementing internal control policies and procedures.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Economics and Accounting

Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

Mathematics

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Accounts Officer$1,050 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Bookkeeper$1,250 weekly pay
Accountant$1,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Advisor$2,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Planner$2,400 weekly pay
Accountant$1,400 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting:

Mentor Education
Online
Australian College
Online
Monarch Institute
Online
TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus
North Regional TAFE
Distance
Bookkeeping Institute of Australia
Online
West Australian Institute of Further Studies
On Campus