Imagine the possibilities of a career that can take you into any industry or sector. This is the powerful portability of accounting. The FNS50215 - Diploma of Accounting catapults you to the forefront of this influential industry. You will gain sought-after work-ready skills to take the lead in solving authentic accounting challenges.

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This is a nationally accredited qualification

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Course Description

Managing accounting information and systems, budgeting, creating forecasts, financial reports and individual tax returns — you will be equipped to do it all. Whether you are looking to enter the accounting workforce immediately or pursue further study, this program is your passport.

Graduates will be well equipped in the essential skills of accounting to maximise opportunities in a growing industry with great salary potential.  Learn the latest accounting software applications such as QuickBooks and MYOB, provide accurate financial forecasts and evaluate and solve complex problems. At the successful completion of this course you will be qualified to apply for roles within any business or accounting practice. You could even set up your own taxation practice as a BAS or Tax agent after completing additional relevant studies and work experience. (Please ask an education manager for more details. You should check with the Tax Practitioner's Board, TPB, for details of other requirements, such as experience).

Want to unlock a whole new world of career opportunities? FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting is your ticket.

Course Features

Online Learning offers participants a unique combination of online learning methodologies that are fully supported and highly integrated:

  • Study when it suits – with no set class timetable, you can study when and where you like, tailoring your education to suit lifestyle, family, and employment commitments
  • Personal support – you'll be guided through your studies via an interactive, web-based educational experience. Our participants receive the same high level of support as an on-campus student, maximising chances of success
  • Full access to resources – detailed course materials, student email, forums, live chat, assessments and links to external resource materials and videos.
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

Course Structure

The Diploma is conducted over a 12 months period within a self-paced online learning environment. Most required learning resources and assessments are provided online, providing ease and convenience of access. Dedicated trainer and assessor support is provided throughout your studies.

The FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting is a flexible and innovative program designed to help you achieve steady progression through its units of competency. You must successfully complete all units of competency to attain the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting. In doing so, you will equip yourself with work-ready skills prized by employers.

To work successfully in the real world you need real-world skills. That’s what our e-learning platform is all about. You can study, access key resources and connect with a dynamic online learning community when and where it’s convenient for you. That means you can learn at your own pace, gaining the knowledge, expertise and capabilities to launch or advance your career.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have previously undertaken tertiary study at a recognised institution or even have some relevant work experience, you may be exempted from specific units in a course.  Application for Credit Transfer or RPL must be submitted prior to enrolment, or along with your Enrolment Form.

Unit Outline

All units must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma.

Unit Code
Unit Name
FNSACC506Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC502Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC507Provide management accounting information
FNSACC501Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC503Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC504Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC301Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSBKG404Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
FNSBKG405Establish and maintain a payroll system
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
BSBLDR402Lead effective workplace relationships

Career Outcomes

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Unlock you potential career as a:

  • Financial Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Assistant Accountant 
  • Tax Agent*
  • BAS Agent*

*You may pursue applications and practice in these positions after registration as a BAS or Tax agent and after completing additional relevant studies and work experience. Please ask an education manager for more details. You should check with the Tax Practitioner's Board, TPB, for details of other requirements, such as experience.

Further Study

Pathways from the qualification

A learning pathway utilising qualifications such as Advanced Diploma of Accounting would support career progression.

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

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Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront through Upskilled.
Total course cost: $3,825

Interest free payments

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Total course cost: $4,500

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Smart & Skilled (NSW). Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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