RTO ID : 45203

CRICOS Code : 03620C




This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional identification. At these 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.


Academic Requirement
Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

English Language Requirement

SCCM requires the following English language levels: International students are required to produce one item of evidence of English proficiency according to the following:

  • IELTS English language proficiency at a minimum level of 5.5 (Academic)
  • Upper Intermediate level of English completed in Australia
  • Completion of 1-year full time study in Australia
  • Successful completion of SCCM ’s Placement Test


Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.



Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week).

DURATION: 78 (Academic weeks 60 + 18 Weeks Holiday)

STUDY METHOD: 14 hours face to face and 6 hours online per week

Course Fee:

Course Code Estimated Tuition Fee per year Enrolment Fee Material Fee Estimated Total Course Cost
097800K 10,800 250 500  16,950 (6 Term)


Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification

  • Candidates may also choose to seek entry into an undergraduate degree such as a Bachelor of Business at an Australian Higher Education Provider (subject to the Higher Education Provider’s course entry requirements).
  • Coupled with substantial leadership and management experience (more than two years) graduates of this course may be eligible to gain entry into a number of post-graduate courses such as a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Management or Master of Business Administration.

 Employment Pathways

  • Accounting roles in Finance Services and other industry
  • Finance and Accounts Manager
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Senior Financial Officer
  • Account Receivable and
  • Payable Manager and Office Manager


Unit Of Competency:


FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting  

Units of competency

Core / Elective
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry Core
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools Core
FNSACC624  Monitor corporate governance activities Core
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information


FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures Elective
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information Elective
FNSRSK602 Determine and Manage Risk Exposure Strategies Elective
FNSORG602 Develop and Manage Financial System Elective
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes Elective
BSBHRM505 Manage Remuneration and employee Benefits Elective
BSBFIM501 Manage Budget and Financial Plan Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage Finances Elective
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation Elective
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Elective