Diploma of Accounting
CRICOS Code: 097826M
FNS Financial Services Training Package
AQF Level: 5
Code and Title of Qualification:
FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
12 months nominal term / 52 weeks, including 4 terms x 10 weeks tuition plus 12 weeks breaks in between terms.
Course name: FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.
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|NTIS Code: FNS50217||CRICOS Course Code: 097826M|
|Name of Qualification||Diploma of Accounting|
|Delivery Mode||This course is delivered as a combination of classroom workshops and online training for 20 hours a week at TACIS premises. Attendance is monitored every week and satisfactory course progress must be maintained throughout the entire course.|
|Duration||12 months nominal term / 52 weeks, including 4 terms x 10 weeks tuition plus 12 weeks breaks in between terms.|
|Administration Fees (non-refundable)||AUD$300|
|Material Fees (non-refundable)||AUD$500|
|If Diploma/Advanced Diploma, is year 12 (or equivalent) required for entry?||YES|
|Total curriculum hours (including practicum) required to complete the course:||1200-2400 hours|
|Is the course delivered full-time?||Yes|
|Training Arrangements||2 days classroom and 1 day online|
| Based on the information available from www.training.gov.au , the following packaging rules apply for completion of this qualification. |
A total number of 11 units must be selected for this qualification including:
Any combination of electives that meets the packaging rules can be selected for the award of the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
All electives have been chosen to be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level therefore will contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Consistent with the qualification packaging rules, the units listed below have been selected to be delivered for this qualification. The Code and Title of each unit is provided as well as an indication of core (C), elective (E), pre-requisite (Pre) and licensing requirements (Lic), if required.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/ Elective|
|FNSACC511||Provide financial and business performance information||C|
|FNSACC512||Prepare tax documentation for individuals||C|
|FNSACC513||Manage budgets and forecasts||C|
|FNSACC514*||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities*||C|
|FNSACC516||Implement and maintain internal control procedures||C|
|FNSACC517||Provide management accounting information||C|
|BSBLDR402||Lead effective workplace relationships||E|
|FNSINC602||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools||E|
|FNSINC601||Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry||E|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities||E|
|FNSACC413||Make decisions in a legal context||E|
|*Note: This unit has pre-requisite unit requirements as outlined below. This has been taken into consideration when the delivery sequence table has been developed.|
|FNSACC514* Prepare financial reports for corporate entities*|| |
| Pre-requisites: |
For entry to this course, Students must complete following six units, or their equivalent prior to commencing studies:
In addition to the pre-requisites listed above, students must:
If it is determined that the student need to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test, the student will be required to complete a LLN test to determine whether the student might be suitable for this qualification or any supporting services might be required during the student’s enrolment at TACIS.
| A range of assessment and evidence gathering methods and techniques are used, including 2 – 4 or more methods for each unit of competency. For this course, methods include: |
Written questions and tests, Practical demonstrations, Case studies, Report writing, Projects, assignments and research tasks, Roleplays, simulations and presentations, Business simulated environment/Scenarios
|Career Pathways from the Qualification|
|In accordance with industry/ enterprise requirements for this qualification and at the conclusion of training and assessments, students will be job-ready in accounting job roles with duties such as providing financial and business performance information, preparing tax documentation for individuals, managing budgets and forecasts, preparing financial reports for corporate entities, providing management accounting information, preparing financial forecasts and projections, applying legal principles in consumer and contract law and complying with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice, overall working effectively in the accounting industry.|
|Education Pathways from the Qualification|
|On successful completion of this qualification students are encouraged to undertake studies in the Advanced Diploma of Accounting or any other Diplomas in the Finance Services Training Package for various specialisations or an Advanced Diploma in a related field. Students should establish relevant qualifications and any credit arrangements that may apply in order to make appropriate elective choices in this qualification.|