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Good accounting and solid finance form the backbone of any successful business. Our accounting and financial services courses have been developed in consultation with industry partners and professional bodies so you will graduate fully accredited. We have partnerships with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants.
 

Accounting and Financial Services Open Days

Accounting and finance can be competitive areas, so Holmesglen works hard to ensure that when you graduate you stand out from the crowd. Our small class sizes mean you benefit from quality training with your peers, and the chance to chat one-on-one with expert teachers who still work in the sector. Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying within the area of business and finance, then speak individually with a program coordinators about Accounting and Finance specific course information and study options.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying Bookkeeping or a Certificate IV in Accounting, then speak individually with a program coordinator about your specific needs and study options.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying Bookkeeping or a Certificate IV in Accounting, then speak individually with a program coordinator about your specific needs and study options.

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Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

If you have an interest in managing a team, marketing the latest product or controlling the accounts of a major company then a business degree at Holmesglen is a great place to start. Holmesglen's business degrees combine nationally recognised qualifications with student focussed practical training. Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying within the area of business then speak individually with a program coordinator about management specific course information and study options. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting is for graduates of non-accounting degrees who are looking for a new career as an accountant. Learn skills to analyse complex accounting information, apply accounting information to solve problems and make sound economic decisions. The MPA will develop your knowledge and skills in related professional disciplines such as finance, taxation, auditing, and management.

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Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

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This course was developed through an extensive collaboration of education experts and leading professionals currently working within the finance and mortgage broking industry.

If you have responsibilities that include business finance and mortgage broking or you would like a pathway into the industry, this course may be for you.

A supportive learning environment is provided, with mortgage brokers and industry mentors developing your knowledge and practical skills.

The course gives you clear pathways into the industry to ascertain the minimum association requirements.

The Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) is the regulatory body for the Mortgage Broking Industry and their minimum requirement for entry into this industry is the FNS40815 Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.


The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping will prepare you for different jobs in the Australian financial services industry.

Through this certificate, you’ll learn a range of accounting skills. This will include how to prepare financial reports, set up and operate a computerised accounting system, complete business activity and instalment activity statements (BAS) and establish and maintain a payroll system.

You’ll also learn how to be agile and adaptive to ongoing changes in the financial services industry.

This course is also your stepping stone to becoming an assistant accountant, account clerk, bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Free TAFE is not available to International Students


The Diploma of Accounting will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to work in the accounting profession.

You will develop a strong working knowledge of the principles of accounting, tax, finance, statistics and law as they apply to the accounting profession, as well as the broader Australian business environment.

Classes are highly interactive, with challenging and relevant assignments and projects. You will gain knowledge and skills in practical accounting applications to gain employment in entry level accounting positions.

Free TAFE is not available to International Students


Holmesglen's Bachelor of Business (Accounting) has been developed to provide individuals with the opportunity to achieve an accounting qualification through a more practical and hands-on approach to learning.

This program has been recognised and accredited by the CAANZ, CPA Australia, Institute of Certified Management Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and provides a nationally recognised qualification in accounting.

Accountants are currently in demand in Australia in both the public and private sectors with outstanding career opportunities available in a wide range of services and industries.

At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.


The Master of Professional Accounting equips you with the skills and expertise required to excel in the professional field of accounting. Graduates of the course will have a thorough foundation in the traditional disciplines underpinning the accounting profession.

Throughout the course, you will become proficient in integrating advanced theoretical and technical accounting and related knowledge. This includes auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, taxation law, and business and corporations law.

In addition, you will develop an understanding of research methods and a selection of advanced taxation law and practice, advanced business and corporations law, corporate governance and management.

Our Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by industry professional bodies, including Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

After completion of this course, you will have the capacity to work and pursue a career in a range of roles, organisations and sectors, both public and private, to provide solutions across a wide array of disciplines encompassed by the accounting profession.

All Master of Professional Accounting academic staffs have extensive industry experience and higher and post-graduate education teaching experience.

At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.


This course is designed for you if you currently hold a Transitional BAS Agent Licence but have yet to complete the BAS Agent skill set, or you wish to fast track your way to completion of the FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting.


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$69,731
Average yearly income for an Accountant in Australia
Source: au.indeed.com, May 2018
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