FNS50217 DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

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COURSE INFORMATION

START DATE

Enrol anytime

DURATION

52 Weeks

MODE

On campus

UNITS

11 units

OVERVIEW

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 Information 

Work 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.

The Training Package requires that students must have completed:

  • 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.

Excel College Australia has the following entry requirements:

You must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
  • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate III level course in an Australian RTO; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test.

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks. There is also 12 weeks of holidays. There is also 12 weeks of holidays in total with holidays between 2 – 4 weeks as per the course timetable which will be provided to you.

The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress and attendance requirements.

This course brochure should be read in conjunction with Excel College Australia Student Handbook. This can be found online at www.excelcollegeaustralia.edu.au

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting which includes the simulation of workplace based environment.

The course is delivered at:

  • Levels 1B/C and 3C, 40 Raymond Street Bankstown NSW 2200

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.excelcollegeaustralia.edu.au  

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.

For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

The costs for this course are as follows:
Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable to be paid on application)
Material Fee: $50/Term
Course fees: Total cost is AUD$10,000
Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found at www.excelcollegeaustralia.edu.au
A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Letter of offer and Written Agreement. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. Course fees do not include laptops, computer software or textbooks, which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost and approximate costs for these are listed below.
Name of Publication Approx. Price Publisher
Financial Accounting: An Integrated Approach 7th Edition, Ken Trotman Ebook: $74.95 Print: $154.95 Cengage Learning www.cengage.com.au
Leadership and Management: Theory and Practice 7th Edition, Kris Cole Ebook: $64.95 Print: $109.95 Cengage Learning www.cengage.com.au
Name of software
MYOB Student Edition $15 MYOB https://www.myob.com/au/accounting-software/student-edition
Office 365 $129 annually https://products.office.com/en-au/buy/office
Laptop costs
Any laptop that meets the specifications below. $450 (approximate only) Various
These textbooks, laptops and software may be purchased by students through the suppliers as listed above or any other suppliers that offer the resources noting that costs may vary at the time of purchase. Regarding the textbooks, students may choose to purchase either the ebook/digital edition or print version to suit their needs. Laptop specifications

The FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting requires the successful completion of six (6) core units and five (5) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Excel College Australia to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting.

The course structure is as follows noting that Excel College operates rolling enrolments and students may join at any stage of the course as prerequisites for the unit FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities are addressed through the entry requirements:

FNSACC511

Provide financial and business performance information

Core

FNSACC512

Prepare tax documentation for individuals

Core

FNSACC513

Manage budgets and forecasts

Core

FNSACC514

Prepare financial reports for corporate entities (pre-requisite units are BSBFIA401 and FNSACC311)

 

 

 

Core

FNSACC516

Implement and maintain internal control procedures

 

Core

FNSACC517

Provide management accounting information

Core

BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Core

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

Elective

FNSINC503

Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making

Elective

BSBADM502

Manage meetings

Elective

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

Elective



To enroll for this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

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