RTO ID : 45203

CRICOS Code : 03620C


Study Method: 14 hrs. On campus and 6 hours online per week.


COURSE DESCRIPTION:                                

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisation in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and installment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.


Academic Requirement

  • Year 12 (HSC); or other relevant qualification/s; or experience in a business environment

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: 52 (Academic weeks 40 + 12 Weeks Holiday)


Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

  • FNS50217- Diploma of Accounting of any FNS packages courses

 Employment Pathways

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • BAS Agent
  • Tax Agent,
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Senior Financial Clerk
  • Accounts receivable/payable officer

Unit of Competency:

Units of competency Core / Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Core
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations Core
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports


FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Core
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry Core
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Core
FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements Core
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems1 Core
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements  Elective
BSBFIA412 Report on Financial Activity Elective
BSBITU402 Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards Elective