FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Course code: FNS50217
Course length: 29 weeks
Career outcomes: assistant accountant; finance sector supervisor
Articulation pathway: A learning pathway utilising qualifications such as Advanced Diploma of Accounting would support career progression.
Entry Requirements: Completion of FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;


                                            Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;


                                            Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

                                            Campus: Main Campus; Brisbane Campus



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.


Entry requirements

Students need to be 15 years old and are required to have reading, writing and comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.

Should you feel you may not possess these literacy skills or have completed formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.