FNS60217 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

FACULTY OF
FINANCE

 
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FNS60217

097793D

36 weeks

Accounting manager; accounting assistant

A further learning pathway could be study in relevant higher education programs. 

Main Campus

OVERVIEW

BUILD ON YOUR ACCOUNTING KNOWLEDGE BY CHOOSING IMAGINE EDUCATION’S DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING, AND LEARN THE VITAL SKILLS NEEDED TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN THIS EXCITING AND GROWING INDUSTRY!

Once you have successfully completed your Diploma of Accounting, you may wish to develop your accounting skills even more by choosing Imagine Education’s Advanced Diploma of Accounting. Due to the advanced nature of concepts taught in this course, that follow a logical progression from the more basic accounting principles and concepts taught at Diploma level, students must hold a Diploma of Accounting to enrol.

 

Over 36-weeks you will learn key areas of accounting and more advanced accounting concepts including financial statistics, corporate governance, internal auditing, managing accounting information, and tax documentation for legal entities.

Once you have graduated you may wish to use your Advanced Diploma of Accounting as a pathway to an undergraduate qualification at an Australian university*, or begin your career in such roles as registered tax agent, government accountant, financial controller, or Chief Financial Officer.

 

*This Advanced Diploma is a pathway to university but does not automatically qualify you for entrance into a university.

TIMETABLE

TUTORIAL DAY

Tuesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

RESEARCH DAY

Day to be determined by your trainer; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

 
 
 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students need to be 15 years old and are required to have reading, writing and comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.

Overseas students English Proficiency Level will be tested prior to the commencement of Vocational Education and Training Courses. Imagine Education Australia requires an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent (as determined by Imagine Education Australia).

Should you feel you may not possess these literacy skills or have not completed a formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.

 

Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

COURSE UNITS

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FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research corporate governance reporting trends, examine corporate governance standards and practices, and review compliance to develop and implement processes and procedures for meeting corporate governance obligations.

It applies to individuals who use current and specialised knowledge and analytical skills to provide advice on organisational processes to meet compliance and management requirements.

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FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply broad principles of financial economics that underpin a range of tasks and functions in the financial services industry. It includes understanding how financial instruments are priced in markets, and techniques and processes government and organisations use to manage financial risk, demonstrating broad knowledge of economic theories and related decision making in a national and organisational economic context.

It applies to individuals who have an understanding of economics and how this impacts on work in the financial services industry. It also underpins other skills required for work in the financial services industry and may be applied in all sectors of the industry.

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FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required t to access, interpret and analyse statistical data relevant to the financial services industry. It encompasses producing new statistical information and reports from existing data using a range of tools and processes.

It applies to individuals with a thorough understanding of the sources of financial data, and statistical methods and techniques for analysis. It is a base unit on which other skills required for work in the financial services industry can be built. It may be applied in all sectors of the industry.

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FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify taxation requirements for complex lodgements and returns for legal entities. It involves gathering, analysing and processing taxation related data to prepare tax documentation, and to review and apply compliance requirements.

It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and systematic approaches and who follow specific guidelines to ensure compliance requirements are met.

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FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess taxation liabilities, optimise tax positions, establish processes and plans, evaluate tax policies and review tax compliance for legal entities.

It applies to experienced individuals who use analytical and problem-solving skills to prepare plans and strategic advice for clients.

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FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate information systems and assess an organisation’s risks as part of an internal audit process.

It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge, analytical skills and systematic approaches to evaluate and improve organisational systems and compliance requirements.

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FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, record and analyse operating costs and data, prepare cost reports and budgets, and calculate the costs of products, services and other organisational activities.

It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and techniques to consolidate and report on complex information and make recommendations relating to strategic organisational activity.

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FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation’s financial performance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate returns to operations, determine short-term and long-term needs, and evaluate an organisation’s financial position and performance.

It applies to experienced individuals who use specialised knowledge and skills to evaluate complex financial information and make recommendations relevant to strategic organisational activity.

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BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

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BSBHRM026 Manage payroll

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor security procedures for managing organisational payroll services and to calculate and process salary payments, group taxation and related payments.

It applies to individuals, employed in a range of work environments, who are required to establish and work with payroll systems and may have responsibility for managing payroll systems and calculations.

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BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals who supervise customer service provided by others within an organisation. At this level, individuals must exercise considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

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BSBTEC403 Apply digital solutions to work processes

This unit defines the skills, knowledge and outcomes to integrate digital technologies into common management practice.

The unit applies to supervisors, teams, and new and emerging leaders who need to apply digital vision and solutions within structured work environments.

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BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies.

The unit applies to individuals who have well developed skills and a broad knowledge of customer service strategies for addressing customer needs and problems. Individuals may provide guidance or delegate work related tasks to others.

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BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.

It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes.

It applies to managers who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.