Diploma of Accounting - FNS50217

Holmesglen Institute

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00012G

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.


  • 11 units: 6 core
  • 5 elective


  • Provide management accounting information
  • Provide financial and business performance information
  • Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
  • Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
  • Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
  • Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
  • Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll
  • Interpret and apply knowledge of taxation systems relevant to payroll
  • Process complex employee terminations in payroll
  • Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making
  • Establish and maintain accounting information systems
  • Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • Evaluate business performance
  • Process superannuation payments in payroll
  • Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • Manage budgets and forecasts
  • Apply legal principles in property law
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • Prepare financial forecasts and projections
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Interpret and apply knowledge of industrial regulations relevant to payroll
  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • Prepare financial reports

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Chadstone Domestic: $6,584
International: $6,400
No information available Yes
  • Part-time
  • Full-time : 6 months

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