In the business world, it is crucial for business leaders to have an understanding of all facets of a modern organisation’s financial responsibilities. Financial managers (Accountants) must be prepared with the knowledge of an organisation’s financial processes to ensure compliance with all regulatory acts and requirements governing the operation of an organisation.

Finance associate professionals, banking officers, employees of financial establishment and related fields, financial officers for legal officers and individuals in the general accounting and taxation fields have very important roles in the business environment.

At a Glance

QualificationFNS50215 Diploma of Accounting (superseded)
AccreditationNationally recognised - meets AQF standards
Qualification StatusCurrent
CRICOS Code089398D
Study ModeClassroom: 14 hours per week
Online: 6 hours per week
Duration36 weeks (package with CIVA) or 52 weeks (only DA)
Intake Dates
Entry RequirementsIELTS 5.5 or equivalent + Certificate IV in Accounting

Employment opportunities

  • maintaining internal control systems
  • introducing and maintaining accounting systems
  • preparing financial statements for a reporting entity
  • preparing tax returns
  • reporting on business performance
  • managing small teams
  • developing business plans
  • preparing management accounting reports

Diploma of Accounting Course (superseded)

FNSACC504Prepare financial reports for corporate entitiesCore
FNSACC503Manage budgets and forecastsCore
FNSACC506Implement and maintain internal control proceduresCore
FNSACC501Provide financial and business performance informationCore
FNSACC502Prepare tax documentation for individualsCore
FNSACC507Provide management accounting information Core
FNSTPB503Apply legal principles in consumer and contract lawElective
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reportsElective
FNSACC301Process financial transactions Elective
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheetsElective
FNSORG506Prepare financial forecasts and projectionsElective

SC EditorFNS50215 Diploma of Accounting (superseded)