RTO ID : 45203

CRICOS Code : 03620C



COURSE DESCRIPTION:                                

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other 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 guidance to others within defined guidelines.


Academic Requirement

Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;


Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.


Completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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: 49 (Academic weeks 40 + 9 Weeks Holiday)

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


Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

  • FNS60217-Advance Diploma of Accounting of any FNS packages courses
  • 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 enter 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

  • 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
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information Core
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals Core
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts Core 
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities Core
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures Core
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information Core
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Elective
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships Elective
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations  Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial Reports Elective
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Elective