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Overview

Are you an international student?

Course code:

FNS50217

Next available intakes:

July, February

Course length:

Full Time: 6 months , Part Time: 1 year

Campus:

Chadstone

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


 


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

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.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

FNSACC511

Provide financial and business performance information

FNSACC512

Prepare tax documentation for individuals

FNSACC514

Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

FNSACC517

Provide management accounting information

FNSINC602

Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

FNSTPB503

Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law

FNSACC516

Implement and maintain internal control procedures

FNSTPB504

Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

FNSACC513

Manage budgets and forecasts

BSBFIA401

Prepare financial reports

BSBSMB412

Introduce cloud computing into business operations

Code Name
FNSACC511Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC512Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC514Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC517Provide management accounting information
FNSINC602Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
FNSTPB503Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
FNSACC516Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSTPB504Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
FNSACC513Manage budgets and forecasts
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed six core units from the Certificate IV in Accounting.

Students wishing to undertake unit:
FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

must have completed the following prerequisite units:
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

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.

Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;
OR
Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;
OR
Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

PATHWAYS

Pathways for International students


On satisfactory completion of the Diploma of Accounting, you will be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Business (Accounting), and receive up to 1 year’s advanced standing, subject to:



  • Providing evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 6.0


All students transiting from Vocational to Higher Education will enter a Transition to Degree Program prior to the commencement of their Degree classes to ensure their preparedness for Higher Education studies.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Assistant Account
- Bookkeeper
- Office manager


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

VTAC

Apply through VTAC for the February intake for full-time study.

Apply directly to Holmesglen if you are a:
- part-time student
- full-time student commencing studies outside of the February intake
- Non Year 12 applicant and only applying to Holmesglen.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$6,584.00

Government subsidised

$4,095.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

VET Student Loans are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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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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