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
2 semesters (36 tuition weeks) after Diploma of Accounting.
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Application Fee: $200
Tuition: $4,700 per semester
Australian (Full Fee Paying)
Application Fee: $399
Tuition: $4,700
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 5.0 (Academic or General version) then Satisfactory completion of an ELICOS or ESL program up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level


      • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English language speaking country.
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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