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FNS60215:Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Course summary

Advanced Diploma of Accounting, delivered at Westminster College, is a nationally recognised course. This course is structured to equip students with a range of specific accounting knowledge and skills such as maintaining accounting systems, managing and controlling companyís finance, preparing financial statements for a reporting entity, preparing tax returns, reporting on business performance, and preparing management accounting reports. This course offers a useful and practical qualification for students interested in a career in Finance, Accounting, and Commerce. Students will also develop employability skills required by industry such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving and self-management. This qualification is made up of core and elective units. The course is delivered over two year which includes 72 weeks (i.e. 8 terms) of teaching and 32 weeks of holiday.

Course details

CRICOS Course Code 088548C
Entry Requirements

Applicants seeking to enrol in this course must satisfy the following English and Academic requirements:

Age

  • Must be 18 years of age or over

English Proficiency Level

  • At least 50% completion of any AQF Certificate IV or Diploma
  • qualification within Australia; OR
  • Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.5; OR
  • Achieved TOEFL score of 530; OR
  • Successfully completed at least 38 weeks of ELICOS
  • study in Australia

Academic Qualifications

Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent & completion of Diploma of Accounting in the Financial Services Training Package FNS10 or FNS04. The entry can also be met by evidence of equivalent competency to the above units through recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Duration 104 weeks consisting of 72 weeks (9-week term) of face-to-face study and 32 weeks of holiday.
Compulsory work placement
Timetable Full time 20-hour face-to-face per week basis
Learning infrastructure and student amenities The College is located at the heart of the city of Sydney. The college is 10 minutes walking distances from the Town hall train station and only 2 minutes walking distances from public bus stops.

The college has excellent teaching and computer facilities to support delivery. These include:
  • Class Rooms with white board, computers and data projectors
  • Computer labs with appropriate software including;
  • MYOB, MS Words, Excel and Power Point and high speed broadband internet
  • A student library with text and other reference materials which are available for use in the College and to borrow
  • Access to printer, fax and scanner
  • The college also has student amenities such as a lunch break area and kitchen with hot water and microwave.
Resources & Study Material The College provides trainers sets of workbooks to take to the class for students to use and work on their assessment and other class activities. The books must be returned to the trainer at the end of the class.

Possible Employment and Educational Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates can seek to purse various opportunities including employment in a range of roles and further education. The job roles the graduates will be able to seek include:

  • Accountant
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Administration manager
  • Small business advisor
  • Senior Financial Officer
  • Office Manager

Graduates can also apply for further study in relevant higher education program such as Graduate Certificate and Bachelor’s degree.

Course Structure and Units of Competency

FNS60215:Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Unit Code Subject Name Competency Unit Name
FNSACC604 Monitor corporate governance activities Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Prepare financial reports
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals Prepare tax documentation for individuals
Unit Code Subject Name Competency Unit Name
FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information Provide management accounting information
FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records Audit and report on financial systems and records
FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation’s financial performance Evaluate organisation’s financial performance
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax Obligations Implement tax plans and evaluate tax Obligations

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