Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Course Code: FNS60215, CRICOS Code: 088373K

Course Aims
The aim of this course is to reflect the role of employees who perform assistant accounting duties involving supervision and control of accounting systems, maintaining internal control systems, preparation of financial statements for reporting entities, analysis of business performance, preparation of tax returns and management of small teams.

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

Course Duration
61 weeks (including break)
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Application Fee: $AU 200
Tuition: $AU 10,300
Mode of Study
Face to Face/ on campus
Job Roles and Titles May Include:
Professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries

The entry requirement for this qualification is completion of the Diploma of Accounting in the Financial Services Training Package FNS10. International students entering this qualification must have an English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
  • IELTS band score of 5.5 or an equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DIBP regulations ( Requirements)
  • or
  • IELTS band score of 5.0 then satisfactory completion of an Upper Intermediate ELICOS or EAL or EAP program up to 20 weeks
  • or
  • Completion of at least upper intermediate ELICOS from a NEAS quality-endorsed centre ( or a member college of English Australia (
  • or
  • studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States
  • or
  • within two years of your application date have successfully completed in Australia
    • a foundation course
    • a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or
    • a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
    Ozford also offers all students the opportunity to undertake a pre-entry English Proficiency Test (EPT) as part of the student enrolment process. Students can choose to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) to confirm their level of English proficiency. Other students will be encouraged to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) if for any reason there is doubt or concern about their English language Proficiency. Those students who gain less than 70% at the English Proficiency Test (EPT) will be required to undertake an ELICOS or ESL program up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level. Recognition of Prior Learning provides students an opportunity to have their current skills and competencies recognised. Applicants wishing to have Recognition of Prior learning should complete the relevant RPL application form available from student administration.
    To achieve an Advanced Diploma of Accounting 14 units must be completed
    3 core units plus 11 elective units
    Core Units
    FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
    FNSACC604 Monitor corporate governance activities
    FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
    Electives units*
    FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation's financial performance
    FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk
    FNSACC605 Implement organisational improvement programs
    FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information
    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    FNSACC504 Prepare Financial Reports for Corporate Entities
    FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for Individuals
    FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law
    FNSACC507 Provide Management Accounting Information
    FNSACC501 Provide Financial and Business Performance Information
    FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
      *Electives are subject to change.

    The achievement of competence will be assessed by a range of methods aiming at maximum flexibility and customisation to address specific needs and learning situations; assessment methods may include:

    • Assignments
    • Observation of ongoing activities
    • Presentation of portfolios
    • Role plays
    • Observation of group discussion
    • Tests

    Candidates will undertake informal assessment on an ongoing basis. This assessment will be used by the trainer to monitor candidate progress and to provide appropriate feedback. The informal assessments do not contribute to the results achieved by a learner. Learners should be aware that all competency based tasks must be completed by the submission due date.

    To receive a qualification, students are required to successfully complete all units of competence for the qualification level.

    Ozford has facilities and systems that include modern general purpose rooms, library and computer labs with Internet access and printers, multi-function photocopiers and wireless internet access.

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