TAFE NSW

Diploma of Accounting - FNS50217

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.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.

Structure

  • 11 units: 6 core
  • 5 elective

Subjects

  • 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

Standard entry requirements

Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;ORCompletion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;ORCompletion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bega Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 27 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 27 weeks
Goulburn Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 27 weeks
Granville College No
  • Full-time : 17 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Hornsby Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Liverpool College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 years
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 48 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
St George College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St Leonards Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongong West Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Bega Campus, Cooma Campus, Goulburn Campus, Moss Vale Campus, Nowra Campus, Shellharbour Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. Electronic textbook access will be provided by TAFE NSW. Optional hardcopy textbooks may be purchased at a cost of approx $460. Further information will be provided during your first class.

Campuses: Granville College.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption. Please contact 13 79 74 for further information. **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students will need to purchase textbooks for this course. The textbook list will be provided to you upon enrolment.

Campuses: Hornsby Campus, Northern Beaches Campus, St Leonards Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:Textbooks and stationery supplies will be in addition to the course fee.

Campuses: Liverpool College.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption. Please contact 13 79 74 for further information. **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbooks will be required for this course; your course co-ordinator will provide you with a list. These can be purchased or loaned from the library.

Campuses: Meadowbank Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:Textbooks and stationery supplies will be in addition to the course fee. Textbooks will be available directly from the publisher at a cost of approx. $400.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans).Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- textbooks to complete this course. Many units require textbooks which range in price from $30-$150 each.

Campuses: St George College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Textbooks and stationery supplies will be in addition to the course fee.

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-Textbooks and stationery supplies will be in addition to the course fee.

Campuses: Wollongong West Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. Electronic textbook access will be provided by TAFE NSW. Optional hardcopy textbooks may be purchased at a cost of approximately $460. Further information will be provided during your first class.

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