This online Diploma of Accounting will give you an advanced understanding of financial reporting, income tax returns, statistics and law as they apply to the accounting profession, as well as the broader Australian business environment.
Career opportunities, include:
- assistant accountant
- finance officer
- office manager
- accounts administrator
- payroll service provider
Pathways to further study:
- FNS50217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting
- BACC16 Bachelor of Business (Accounting), with up to 1 year’s advanced standing
Studying the Diploma of Accounting at Holmesglen
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.
Timetable> Three evenings Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 6.00 – 9.00 pm
2 semesters to complete the course
Students can plan their own timetable each semester including mix of on campus and remote study.
||Provide financial and business performance information
||Prepare tax documentation for individuals
||Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
||Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
||Implement and maintain internal control procedures
||Provide management accounting information
||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
| Code || Name |
|FNSACC511||Provide financial and business performance information|
|FNSACC512||Prepare tax documentation for individuals|
|FNSTPB503||Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law|
|FNSTPB504||Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law|
|FNSINC602||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools|
|FNSACC516||Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|FNSACC517||Provide management accounting information|
|FNSACC514||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;
Completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or equivalent; or its superseded versions (FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting) or their equivalent.
A functioning desktop or a laptop computer with webcam, microphone, headset and a good Internet connection is required to take your classes in an efficient virtual environment.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
Upon completion , you will receive the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession
VET Student Loans are available to eligible student to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.