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Diploma of Accounting FNS50215

This course is designed for people who want to find accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. It forms part of the educational requirements for providing tax agent services.
FNS50215

 

    The course will prepare students for accounting job roles with duties such as:
  • Introducing and maintaining accounting systems
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • Preparing financial statements for a non- reporting entity
  • Preparing tax returns
  • Reporting on business performance
  • Managing small teams
  • Developing business plans
  • Preparing accounting reports for management.

Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS
Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215)
11 subjects
  • Financial Information
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Budget Management
  • Corporate Financial Reports
  • Workplace Relationships
  • Internal Control
  • Accounting Systems
  • Accounting Information
  • Job Costing
  • Statutory Reports
  • Financial Forecasts

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer 

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status.  Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please check online for our RPL and credit transfer policy



Mode of Study

International students: Face-to-face (up to 25% may be delivered online or by distance) - Please refer here for more information

Local students: Face-to-face, online, distance, workplace or blended delivery modes are available.

 


Sample Timetable

Sample only - timetables can vary between campuses

MORNING  DAY 1  DAY 2
07:30 - 09:30  SET^  SET^
09:30 - 12:30      Lecture       Lecture
12:30 - 13:30     SET^ SET^
14:00 - 16:00     EYES*  ASM# Tutorial 

NOTE:

  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • EYES and ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days.

*EYES = Enhance Your Employability Skills tutorial.

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.

^SET = Subject Enhancing Tutorial

 


Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic 

Students are required to have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Accounting FNS40611 or FNS40615. 

English Proficiency

Successful completion of 10 weeks of General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) at APC or at other approved providers or equivalent.

Check your English level here


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Central Queensland University (CQUniversity)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00219C

    http://www.cqu.edu.au

    CQUniversity is one of Australia’s most dynamic universities with a rich cultural diversity. Students earn quality degrees and benefit from increased job opportunities. Courses and programs are modelled on teaching and learning excellence, flexibility and personal service. CQUniversity was awarded the 2005 National Exporter of the Year (Education), the second time that CQUniversity won this prestigious national award.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 6 Credits up to 6 months course credit plus other subjects
    Bachelor of Accounting 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • Kaplan Business School

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    CRICOS Provider No: 02426B

    http://www.kbs.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resources) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • The University of Newcastle Australia

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00109J

    http://www.newcastle.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 20 Credits Reduced workload in first semester
    Bachelor of Commerce 20 Credits Reduced workload in first semester
  • University of Canberra

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00212K

    http://www.canberra.edu.au

    The University of Canberra (UC) enables learners to study domestically in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast or internationally in Hong Kong, China, Bhutan and Singapore. UC courses not only focus on ensuring graduates are well-versed in the theoretical knowledge of their industry of choice, but also have a strong practical component so that learners are prepared for employment upon completion of their studies.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Accounting 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Finance 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Human Resource Management 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of International Business 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Marketing Management 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Event & Tourism Management 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Management 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Business Administration 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
    Bachelor of Commerce 24 Credits Diploma of Accounting
  • University of Wollongong (UOW)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00102E

    http://www.uow.edu.au

    Located in the greater Sydney region, the University of Wollongong is a key technological centre, 90 minutes drive or train ride from the centre of the city of Sydney.
    Wollongong University College offers courses that provides pathways to degree courses at UOW.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Commerce 24 Credits 0.5 years course credit

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

4 Terms (approximately 12 months)


Start Dates

2017

Term 3: 24 Jul to 24 Sep 
Term 4: 16 Oct to 17 Dec

2018

Term 1: 05 Feb to 08 Apr
Term 2: 30 Apr to 01 Jul
Term 3: 23 Jul to 23 Sep
Term 4: 15 Oct to 16 Dec


Fees

Course fees*:
Total: $7,800 ($1,950 per term)
Workbook fee: $10 per subject (download not available)
Application fees: Student visa holders - $250 Other visas holders - $200


* Promotional fees may be applicable from time to time. Please contact us for further details.

 

Meet some of our teachers

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Brian HTourism/Hospitality/Business/Management/Marketing Trainer (at APC since 2010)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • University Lecturer
  • Head of People & Operations Management Development − China Brokers Ltd (7 years)
  • Operations and Customer Service Management − QANTAS (11 years)
  • Manager Routes Marketing Services & Products (SE Asia, China & Japan) − QANTAS (4 years)
  • Manager, Passenger Service Marketing & Training (North America) − QANTAS (3 years)
  • Customer Service Manager International − QANTAS (3 years)
Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism (Southern Cross University)
  • Post-graduate studies: Industrial Law and Labour Relations (The University of Sydney)
  • Advanced Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Business (Marketing)
  • Diploma of Hospitality (Management)
  • Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment

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Brian NVET Assistant Academic Coordinator, Accounting Trainer (at APC since 2015)

Industry Experience
  • VET Accounting Trainer
  • Own business as Registered Tax Agent and Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) Auditor
  • Accountant at CPA Public Practice
  • Membership: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (previously named “The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia”) (CA) (since November 2010)
Qualifications
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) (2014)
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (2010)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (2005)
  • Diploma of Commerce (2004)
  • Master of Commerce in Accounting and Finance (2011)

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GailBusiness/Management/Human Resources Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
  • Human Resources Manager − Hicksons Lawyers (5 years)
  • Human Resources Consultant (3 years)
  • ESL Teacher
  • Memberships: Australian Legal Practice Management Group NSW (member of Learning & Development Committee), Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Industry Group
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of New England)
  • Foundations of Human Resources − Australian Human Resources Institute (Charles Sturt University)
  • Course in OHS Consultation (WorkCover NSW)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in TESOL (CELTA)
  • Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

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JahangirVET Trainer, Management/Accounting/Business/Project Management (at APC since 2016)

A keen passion of mine is learning and motivating other people. As a trainer, my main objective is to stimulate learning interests and heighten critical thinking ability among students. By training at APC, engaging with students from over 90 nationalities, I have an exciting chance to enjoy creative freedom and a very high quality of delivering classes. APC maintains its international reputation through high educational standards, which in turn broadens job prospects for our students. 

Industry Experience
  • Assistant Operations Manager, One stop Property & Accounting Solutions (since 2016)
  • VET Trainer
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Small business owner
  • Retail industry Experience as Assistant Sales manager
Qualifications
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with LLN (TAE40110), HBA, North Sydney, Australia
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced), University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Management, Glyndwr University, London, UK
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (RPL), FMEDGE Facility Management Training, Australia
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215, Australian Education and Learning Institute
  • Higher National Diploma in Business, Guildhall College, EDEXCEL, London, UK

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Susan SVET Academic Coordinator (at APC since 2011)

Industry Experience
  • Project Administration BHP, Port Kembla (5 years)
  • International Markets Coordinator Bluescope Steel, Port Kembla (4 years)
  • Member Services Officer (Pillar Administration), Coniston 12 months
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) (UOW)
  • Certificate IV Small Business Management
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate (Business Coaching) (Sydney Business School, UOW)
  • Graduate Certificate (Adult and Vocational Education) (Charles Sturt University)

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EvaBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
Qualifications
  • Master of Education in Adult Education (UTS)
  • Graduate Diploma in Vocational & Workplace Learning (UTS)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (University of New England)
  • Major in Psychology (UNE)
  • Minor in Sociology (UNE)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Marketing
  • Certificate IV IN Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid St John