FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting



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.

Diploma in Accounting provides you with a practical understanding of the accounting discipline and builds upon the foundation skills and knowledge acquired during your Certificate IV studies.  Additional skills learned include:

  • Budgeting principles and practice
  • Introductory Income Tax principles
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Preparation and interpretation of management reports
  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL center or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia.
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test.
  • At least 18 years or above * From May 2019 intake SCCM is not accepting any under 18 application.
  • For Packaging courses, the student cannot progress to the higher Qualification unless the student successfully Completed Lower Qualification.

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) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)
14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online

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

Level2, 17 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW, 2150

Tuition Fees AUD 10,800 Enrolment Fee AUD 250 Material fee AUD 349

Units of competency

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

“**” Units have pre-requisite.

Sydney City College of Management

Level 2, 17 Macquarie St, Paramatta, NSW 2150

Phone: +61 288720435

Email: admissions@sccm.edu.au

National Register Link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS50217
*Student material fees do not include the cost of the workbook. Student can purchase/ order student workbook from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.