This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other 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 guidance to others within defined guidelines.
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:
FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
with vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. 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.
|FNSACC501||Provide financial and business performance information||CORE UNITS|
|FNSACC502||Prepare tax documentation for individuals**||CORE UNITS|
|FNSACC503||Manage budgets and forecasts||CORE UNITS|
|FNSACC504||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities||CORE UNITS|
|FNSACC506||Implement and maintain internal control procedures||CORE UNITS|
|FNSACC507||Provide Management Accounting information||CORE UNITS|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||ELECTIVE UNITS|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||ELECTIVE UNITS|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|FNSACC505||Establish and maintain accounting information systems||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|BSBWOR501||Manage personal work priorities and professional development||ELECTIVE UNIT|
Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts.
The following are prerequisite units for FNSACC504:
** Units included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law