Advanced Diploma of Accounting - FNS60217

Pacific College Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02668F

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.Licensing/Regulatory InformationWork functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.


  • 14 units: 3 core
  • 11 elective


  • Monitor corporate governance activities
  • Develop and implement financial strategies
  • Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • Evaluate financial risk
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
  • Implement organisational improvement programs
  • Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
  • Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
  • Conduct internal audit
  • Develop and manage financial systems
  • Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • Evaluate organisation's financial performance
  • Determine and manage risk exposure strategies
  • Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making
  • Implement reconstruction plan
  • Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions
  • Prepare and analyse management accounting information
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • Implement an insolvency program
  • Apply legal principles in property law
  • Prepare complex corporate financial reports
  • Audit and report on financial systems and records
  • Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

Standard entry requirements

Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set;ORCompletion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting;ORCompletion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Auburn Domestic: $10,000
International: $10,000

Fee comments

Campuses: Auburn.

Students can pay $2500 each Term.

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