FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

CRICOS Code: 099702G

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recogni- tion, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Aus- tralian taxation law and commercial law, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seek- ing registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registra- tion requirements are reviewed regularly.

Duration

46 Weeks (34 weeks of tuition and a maximum of 12 weeks holiday breaks)

Pathways

Pathways into the qualification

  • FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting or
  • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Pathways from the qualification

  • Higher Education Courses

Employment Opportunities

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Tax agents
  • Accounts managers
  • Business analysts
  • Employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of indus- tries.

Mode of Study

    The mode of study includes:

    • Classroom based training
    • Self-study during the duration of the course

    Assessment Methods

    Assessment methods include written tests, projects, and observations.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

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.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Satisfactorily completed year 12 or equivalent
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Account- ing Principles Skill Set; or FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; or FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
  • Pre-requisite units for this qualification are:

    • BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    • 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
    • FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
    • FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
    • FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
    • FNSACC514* Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
    • FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    • FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

    *Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

    Unit in this qualification Prerequisite units
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entitiesBSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim re- ports

    Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law: FNSSS00008 Taxation Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation).

    Nationally Recognized Training

    Course Contents/ Units of Competency


    FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities CORE UNITS
    FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industryCORE UNITS
    FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools CORE UNITS
    FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systemsELECTIVE UNITS
    FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance informationELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities**ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC517Provide management accounting information ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC602Audit and report on financial systems and records* ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC613Prepare and analyse management accounting information*ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit* ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSFMK505 Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice ELECTIVE UNIT
    FNSORG602 Develop and manage financial systems ELECTIVE UNIT

    Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts.

    *Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

    Unit in this qualification Prerequisite units
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entitiesBSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim re- ports
    FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and recordsFNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    FNSACC606 Conduct internal auditFNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting informationFNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

    Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law: FNSSS00008 Taxation Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation).

    Five out of 14 units are completed as five core units / part of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting including:

    • FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
    • FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals1
    • FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities*
    • FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
    • FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

    9 units are delivered at the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting level.

    ** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law

    Training Product Status Current
    Training Product Release Date6 September 2018
    Duration

    46 Weeks (34 weeks of tuition and a maximum of 12 weeks holiday breaks)

    Campus Location

    Level 1, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000

    Contact

    Phone: 0061-3-9629 3693
    Fax: 0061-3-9629 7146
    Email:
    contact@einsteincollege.vic.edu.au

    course code

    FNS60217

    intake Dates

    Weekly Enrolment

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