This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional identification. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.
This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the Board.
Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
with vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
igher Education qualifications
Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include professional accounting job roles in financial
services and other industries including:
The mode of study includes:
Assessment methods include written tests, projects, and observations.
A learner may be able to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The College recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.
Applicants with no formal qualifications and who are commencing within or have experience within a relevant accounting industry may also be considered for entry into the course.
|FNSACC604||Monitor corporate governance activities||CORE UNITS|
|FNSINC601||Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry||CORE UNITS|
|FNSINC602||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools||CORE UNITS|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||ELECTIVE UNITS|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC501||Provide financial and business performance information||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC502||Prepare tax documentation for individuals**||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC504*1||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC506||Implement and maintain internal control procedures||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC507||Provide management accounting information||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC613*3||Prepare and analyse management accounting information||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSFM505||Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSORG602||Develop and manage financial systems||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC602*2||Audit and report on financial systems and records||ELECTIVE UNIT|
Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts
*1 The following are prerequisite units for FNSACC504:
The following is a prerequisite unit for FNSACC602:
*3 The following is prerequisite unit for FNSACC613:
** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law