FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

CRICOS Code: 099701G

Course Description

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.

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 seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

Duration

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

Pathways

Pathways into the qualification

FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

OR

FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

OR

FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and bookkeeping.

Pathways from the qualification

FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Employment Opportunities

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Tax agents
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable officers,
  • Payroll service providers
  • Employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

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 the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set, FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent, or FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

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
Nationally Recognized Training

Course Contents/ Units of Competency


FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information CORE UNITS
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals** CORE UNITS
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts CORE UNITS
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities* CORE UNITS
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures CORE UNITS
FNSACC517 Provide Management Accounting information CORE UNITS
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheetsELECTIVE UNITS
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development ELECTIVE UNITS
FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems ELECTIVE UNIT
FNSFMK505 Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practiceELECTIVE UNIT
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry 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

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

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

Ground Floor, 313 – 315 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Victoria 3000

Contact

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

course code

FNS50217

intake Dates

Weekly Enrolment

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