FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, 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 Australian 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.

This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain occupational positions such as:

  • registered tax agent
  • financial controller
  • accountant

 

Course code FNS60217
Start date View Intake Dates
Delivery mode classroom-based
Duration International –  52 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)

Domestic – 52 weeks approximately (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)

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RTO requirements

Domestic students

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.

Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.

International Students

The entry requirements for international students:

  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Completed year 11 or equivalent
  • Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent

Training Package

Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set;

OR

Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting;

OR

Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

International –  52 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)

Domestic – 52 weeks approximately (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)

** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the number of contact days per week.

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Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include:

  • Bachelor of Accounting

Employment or occupational pathway

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • registered tax agent
  • financial controller
  • accountant

ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:

  • Written assessment (open book)
  • Projects
  • Case study
  • Observation

Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.

For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.

Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of ETEA’s reassessment policy.

You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer

Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.

If dates provided do not suit, please contact us at 13 13 89 or +61 3 9450 0500 via phone, or through our contact page, as we will accommodate dates to suit students needs.

 

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*** For SA, CRICOS students rolling intakes and to contact the College for next available date.

Enrolments close on Wednesday 12th August at 5pm. Contact the College to book an enrolment appointment.

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 14 units

3 core units plus 11 elective units.

(NB: Elective units may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements)

 

 

 

Unit Code Unit Name
Core
FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
Electives
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC512)
FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC516)
FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC512)
FNSACC605 Implement organizational improvement programs
FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC516)
FNSACC608 Evaluate organization’s financial performance (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC511)
FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC511)
FNSACC610 Develop and implement financial strategies (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC511)
FNSACC611 Implement an insolvency program
FNSINC503 Identify situation requiring complex ethical decision making
FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information (Prerequisite unit: FNSACC517)

 

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.