FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Award Course
Cricos Code 099420F


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.


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


Business or Accounting Degree. Upon successful completion of this course, there is a guaranteed pathway to LaTrobe University on offer.

Information for International Students

Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies. This course may incorporate practical instruction in a training workshop. Work-based training in industry is not included. Please contact us for more information on course fees and duration.

* 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
FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities 60
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry 60
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools 60
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information 60
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals 80
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts 40
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities 70
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures 40
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information 60
FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records 40
FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information 60
FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports 60
FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law 60
FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law 60
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.