Diploma of Accounting


52 weeks - Full Time, 4 Terms x 9 weeks (Total 36 weeks)
FNS50217, CRICOS Code: 0100052


Level 5, 770 - 772 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000   View map



FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting (CRICOS Code: 0100052)

This course is accredited by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Access the following link for further information regarding the accreditation of this course http://training.gov.au/Organisation/Details/45018. This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and guidance to others within defined guidelines. The qualification is suited to the needs of individuals who possess significant theoretical accounting skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational or employment opportunities.

Job Roles

• Commercial Accountant

• Tax advisor

This qualification is made up of eleven units of competency (six core units and five electives) the units of competency are stand alone and not sequenced in any specific order.


Units of Competency 

Code Title
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSORG505 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC514* Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information
FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC601** Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal

* FNSACC514 has two prerequisite units’ requirements: FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports, and BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports (both units are from the CERT IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting).
** FNSACC601 has one prerequisite unit’s requirement: “FNSACC512 – Prepare tax documentation for individuals”.


Entry Requirements

a) English language equivalence requirements

  • English is the student’s first language; or
  • IELTS 5.5 with no sub band scores less than 5.0; or
  • Completion of at least one year of full-time study at secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level; or
  • A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or
  • Completion of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program at an Australian NEAS Accredited Language Centre; or
  • Completion of an English communication skills program appropriate for specific programs approved.

b) Educational and other qualifications, skills, and other prerequisites

  •  Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;
    • OR Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;
    • OR Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.
  • For international students directly recruited from overseas, the entry requirement is the successful completion of equivalent high school certificate


Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

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


Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification candidates may choose to undertake studies at Bachelor Degree level, e.g., Bachelor of Business at Elite Education Institute (CRICOS Coe 03390A) with 4-unit exemption (ACC101, ACC102, MIS101, CMU201).


Delivery Modes
Learners are provided with materials for each individual unit which includes materials used in the training sessions, assessment materials (other than tests) and reference materials. All training will be delivered using a blended mode (face to face and online), including use of simulated situations where required. Emphasis will be made on reflecting “real life situations” in order to develop the skills identified in the “employability skills” for this qualification.


Recognition of Prior Learning
Elite Education Vocational Institute (EEVI) supports the national policy of recognition of qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organizations (RTO), regardless of the location, provided that the RTO is registered to offer units of competency which exist within the qualification offered by EEVI and which may also exist in other Training Packages. An application can be made for RPL when the student believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work other study etc.). An RPL application form is available from Student Administration Services upon request. The student will be required to provide documentation to support their application. The application will be processed and an assessment made as to the success or otherwise of the application. The student will be notified in writing of the result. The Student must sign (or otherwise accept) the ‘Record of Course Credit Granted’.


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