For the professional accountant in the making
The FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting is perfect for anyone who wishes to advance to tax agent status or looking for a career in commercial accounting. The Advanced Diploma of Accounting is also undertaken by students wanting a pathway to university, or for membership to the Institute of Public Accountants.
- Tax Specialisation option meets the education requirements for tax agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board
- Meets the education requirements for membership with the Institute of Public Accountants
Our Express Advanced Diploma of Accounting package enables those who have years of previous experience but with no formal qualifications the opportunity to fast-track their studies and gain a higher-level qualification. With all required prerequisite units included, you will complete all requirements to be awarded the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting.
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.
Choose your specialisation - Tax or Commercial
Applied Education offers two pathways, depending on your requirements.
Tax Agent Specialisation
The Express Advanced Diploma - Tax Agent Specialisation is best suited to those wanting to become a registered tax agent, who have no prior qualifications.
On completion of this course you will meet the education requirements for official tax agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.
Online Self Paced - Commence any time
The Express Advanced Diploma - Commercial Specialisation is for people who have years of accounting experience who are now looking to become qualified and gain higher level accounting roles within an organisation.
Our Express Package includes all required prerequisite units in order to attain the Advanced Diploma qualification.
Online Self Paced - Commence any time
Credit Transfer Option
If you have previously completed an eligible Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215, FNS50217) or Certificate IV in Accounting or Bookkeeping (FNS40215, FNS40615, FNS40217), then you may be able to gain credit transfer for some elective units to attain the Advanced Diploma of Accounting.
Complete just the units you need
Call us on 1800 678 073 to discuss this option.
Units of Competency
The Express Advanced Diploma of Accounting consists of 21 units of competency (both specialisations).
The course is self-paced online study.
When selecting our full Express Advanced Diploma of Accounting package including all required prerequisite units, you will have up to 36 months to complete the course.
There is no minimum timeframe however, so those with previous accounting and bookkeeping experience (i.e. students applying for Credit Transfer for some elective units) may complete the remaining units much sooner.
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting learning materials are packed full of easy to read and high quality content, step-by-step instructions with visuals and plenty of practice exercises offering exceptional value to the learner. These materials are supported by access to a team of qualified Advanced Diploma of Accounting Trainers and Assessors.
Course materials are to be purchased direct from our supplier. Details will be supplied upon registration.
Online learning includes classroom recordings for some units – Only available for students studying with Applied Education
Assessments are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted via our online student portal.
Advanced Diploma of Accounting assessments are conducted open book from either your home or office and comprise of theoretical and practical exercises.
Tax units also include a supervised exam component, which can be conducted at a time and place of your choosing with your nominated supervisor present.
We understand not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer payment plans to get you moving faster towards your future.
- All you need is a valid credit card
- Pay a $475 deposit at commencement of course
- Remainder to be paid over equal monthly instalments
- Available for 6, 12 or 18 month duration
- An administration fee applies ($100-$200 depending on plan duration)
Developed in consultation with industry partners – Institute of Public Accountants and Taxpayers Australia
Course Bonus Inclusions
Free Upskill Courses
Enrol in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and enjoy access to additional online accounting software courses and Microsoft courses.
All enrolled students will receive access to the classroom recordings for the course.
Self-paced students and Live Online students will still be able to access full classroom recordings to assist with their studies.
Receive access to the full suite of Google Apps with your student ID, including:
- Google Drive
- Google Sheets
- Google Docs
- and more
2018 Tax Summary
Free electronic copy included in course (RRP $149). This tax guide is essential for anyone navigating the Australian taxation system.