FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Award Course
Cricos Code 099419K


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.


Management accountant, tax accountant, finance analyst, corporate accountant.


Advanced Diploma of Accounting, Business or Accounting Degree, Guaranteed entry to La Trobe University and credits for 8 units.

Information for International Students

Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies. This course incorporates practical instruction in the Institute’s Business Incubator Centre. Students are provided with text books which are included in the tuition fee.

Duration 26 Weeks
English Proficiency IELTS 5.5 or equivalent test score, or successful completion of Upper Intermediate ELICOS at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
Fees per Semester (AUD) $7,500
Total Fees (AUD) $7,500
Course Start Dates February, July
Academic Requirements Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 high school studies
Pre-requisite course(s) Certificate IV in Accounting

* Duration of a course includes periods for orientation and enrolment, teaching, assessment, structured learning support, study breaks and public holidays.
* Fees are subject to change.

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information 60 $60.00
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals 80 $60.00
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts 40 $75.00
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities 70 $60.00
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures 40 $60.00
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information 60 $60.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports 50 $45.00
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets 50 $40.00
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports 60 $35.00
FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems 50 $60.00
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry 60 $80.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.