Accounting Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) Study Accounting in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
Take your understanding of accounting and finance to the next level with the Diploma of Accounting at Gold Coast Learning Centre.
This course is ideal for people seeking employment in the accounting, business and finance sectors. You will gain fundamental knowledge and advanced skills to work within the always changing field of business and accounting.
With flexible study options, including full-time, part-time and distance training options, Gold Coast Learning Centre can enhance your career prospects with an advanced understanding of the financial services industry.
Qualified and experienced trainers will help you develop an advanced understanding of budget management and forecasting, financial reporting, income tax returns and providing management accounting advice.
The accounting services industry has grown over the past five years on the back of steady economic growth and increasing demand for industry-specific expertise. This makes it a solid choice that is likely to keep you gainfully employed from one financial year to the next.
This course meets the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational requirements for registered Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents. *
Please note: TPB educational requirements for BAS Agents were put in place on the 1st of March 2012. Additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Benefits | Diploma of Accounting
- Nationally-accredited course meeting the standards of the Association of Accounting Technicians
- Trained by experienced industry experts
- Fast-track your accounting career
- Earn credits towards a university degree
- Diverse mix of international and domestic students
- Interest free and flexible payment plans available
- Free literacy and English support available for all students
- Flexible learning options including online and face to face
- The course fulfils the educational requirements to become a BAS Agent
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Details | Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) CRICOS Course Code: 097811G | Nominal Hours: 600
The Diploma of Accounting at Gold Coast Learning Centre is a government-accredited and nationally recognised course, developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Graduates receive the nationally accredited Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217).
The Diploma of Accounting is recognised by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and meets the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational requirements for registered Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents.
Successful completion of this qualification requires a grade of C (competent) in all 6 subjects.
Units of Competency
Units of competency for the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) Unit Name Unit Code Core Units Provide financial and business performance FNSACC511 Prepare tax documentation for individuals FNSACC512 Manage budgets and forecasts FNSACC513 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities FNSACC514 Implement and maintain internal control procedures FNSACC516 Provide management accounting information FNSACC517 Elective Units Prepare financial reports BSBFIA401 Develop and use complex spreadsheets BSBITU402 Lead effective workplace relationships BSBLDR402 Introduce cloud computing into business operations BSBSMB412 Evaluate and authorise payment requests FNSACM401
Please Note: Gold Coast Learning Centre reserves the right to change elective units at any time to meet the needs of learners and changing industry trends
Study Skills Program
Skill Program Week / Time English Language Help Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursday,
Peer-Assisted Learning Sessions Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Writing Reports, Paraphrasing, and Referencing Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00am- 3:30pm
Microsoft Excel Basics Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays, 11:00am- 3:30pm
Microsoft Word Basics Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Fridays, 11:00am - 3:30pm
Please Note: Gold Coast Learning Centre reserves the right to change study skills program dates at any time to meet the needs of learners and changing industry trends
Duration of the Diploma of Accounting is 26 weeks full-time, including scheduled weeks of holidays/revision.
Students can complete all units in their own time with assessment measuring performance.
Those who wish to undertake their studies on a part-time basis are encouraged to contact Gold Coast Learning Centre for individual training plans (Not applicable to students on a Student Visa).
The following Prerequisites are required to enrol in this course.
- Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217) / Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615) or equivalent
- Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent:
Prerequisite units for enrolment in the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) Unit Name Unit Code Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC311 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC312 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry FNSACC408 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system FNSACC416 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements FNSTPB401 Establish and maintain payroll systems FNSTPB402
International students must meet one of the following English language requirements:
- Current Gold Coast Learning Centre students assessed at Intermediate level or higher;
- The equivalent of Australian Secondary School Grade 10 English;
- English proficiency level requirement of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent;
- Or at the discretion of the Academic Management of Gold Coast Learning Centre.
On successful completion of the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217), students may choose to enrol in a range of other Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications and University courses, or enjoy working in this field.
Possible job titles relevant to the Diploma of Accounting include:
- BAS Agent
- Office Manager
- Accounts Clerk
- Finance Manager
- Assistant Accountant
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