FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

CRICOS Course Code: 107864G  National Code: FNS50217

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Campbelltown

Intake Dates

11 July 2022
8 August 2022
5 September 2022
17 October 2022
14 November 2022
5 December 2022

Level

Diploma

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

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 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.

  • Finance Sector Manager
  • Assistant Accountant 
  • Senior Payroll Officer

The Training Package requires that students must have completed the following units or their equivalent:

  • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set; or
  • Completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or equivalent; or
  • Its superseded versions (FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting) or their equivalent.

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements. International students must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    2. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Code

Title

Core or Elective

FNSACC511

Provide financial and business performance information

Core

FNSACC512

Prepare tax documentation for individuals

Core

FNSACC513

Manage budgets and forecasts

Core

FNSACC514

Prepare financial reports for corporate entities (pre-requisite units are BSBFIA401 and FNSACC311)

Core

FNSACC516

Implement and maintain internal control procedures

Core

FNSACC517

Provide management accounting information

Core

FNSACC505

Establish and maintain accounting information systems

Elective

FNSINC601

Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

Elective

FNSFMK515

Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice

Elective

BSBLDR413

Lead effective workplace relationships

Elective

FNSINC503

Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making

Elective

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.

Offshore Fee

$11,500

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $300

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee

$6,000

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $50 Per Term

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are entry level accounting roles across a range of industries.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or into a range of other Diploma level qualifications.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

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