FNS50215 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.

Superseded by: FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace

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
Payroll Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Accounts Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Bookkeeper$1,250 weekly pay
Accounts Receivable Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Assistant Accountant$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Human Resources Manager$1,600 weekly pay
Human Resources Director$1,800 weekly pay
Tax Accountant$1,440 weekly pay
Accounting Manager$1,550 weekly pay
Financial Controller$1,600 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the FNS50215 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 FNS50215 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

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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