Diploma of Accounting

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of 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 provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Entry Requirements:

Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent, which constitute the requirements for the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set:FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports; FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers; FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry; FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system; FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements; FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems. OR Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent. OR Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

Structure:

11 units: 6 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Provide financial and business performance information; Prepare tax documentation for individuals; Manage budgets and forecasts; Prepare financial reports for corporate entities; Implement and maintain internal control procedures; Provide management accounting information.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Alice Springs No info No Part time 1.5 years
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info No Part time 1.5 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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