Course Code: FNS50215

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.


  • Studying online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
  • Access to
  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 11 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • 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

    Option 1 – Save 15%

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

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500


    Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! Applications for Zip Money literally only take a few minutes! Find out more about ZipMoney.

    Terms and Conditions Apply

    Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents

    This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled click here. 

    If you're a NSW resident, why not find out now if you're eligible for a Smart and Skilled subsidy?  

    This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374


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