The Diploma of Accounting will give you 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.
Career opportunities, include:
- assistant accountant
- office manager
- accounts payable and accounts receivable officers
- payroll service providers
Pathways to further study:
- FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting
- BACC16 Bachelor of Business (Accounting), receiving up to one 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.
||Manage budgets and forecasts
||Prepare financial reports
||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
||Provide financial and business performance information
||Prepare tax documentation for individuals
||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
||Provide management accounting information
||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
||Implement and maintain internal control procedures
||Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
||Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
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.
| Code || Name |
|FNSACC513||Manage budgets and forecasts|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|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|
|FNSACC516||Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|FNSTPB503||Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law|
|FNSTPB504||Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law|
Completion of FNS40617 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping;
Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;
Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.
Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent:
• FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
• FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
• FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
• FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
• FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
• FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems;
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.
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
On completion, you will receive the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
How to apply
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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.
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