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FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

For the professional accountant or tax agent in the making

Tax Agent or Commercial Accounting Course

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting is our highest level qualification. It is ideal for individuals who are working in accounting and wishing to advance their career, including commercial accounting, business analysis and as a tax agent. The Advanced Diploma of Accounting covers theoretical and technical skills in a range of complex operations, and may offer a pathway to university studies.

This course meet the education requirements for tax agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board and includes Student membership with the Institute of Financial Professionals Australia (formerly known as Tax & Super Australia).

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Upfront Payment

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting


$2691 RRP $2990 for 9 units*

Meet the education requirements for tax agent registration with the TPB.
Includes bonus upskill courses & dedicated support.

FREE Student Membership with IFPA
(formerly known as Tax & Super Australia) valued at $199.

*Price will vary depending on Credit Transfer available, starting at $693 for 1 unit.

Payment Plan

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting


$424 RRP $474 per month for 9 units*
$250 initial deposit + 6 monthly payments

Meet the education requirements for tax agent registration with the TPB.
Includes bonus upskill courses & dedicated support.

FREE Student Membership with IFPA
(formerly known as Tax & Super Australia) valued at $199.

*Price will vary depending on Credit Transfer available.

Not sure which course is right for you? Completed prior units and may be eligible for credits? Call us on 1800 678 073 for a consultation with a course coordinator or book an enrolment consultation.

  • IFPA Membership

    Institute of Financial Professionals Australia student membership included

  • Tax Practitioners Board Approved

    TPB approved for Tax Agent registration

  • Amazing Support

    Expert trainers and passionate support

  • Bonus Online Courses

    Free online courses included to upskill with CPD hours

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting Course Information

Let's take a look at what you are going to learn and the important information to know before you enrol.

Prior to commencing this qualification an individual must have completed the following qualifications (or equivalent).

  • FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting or
  • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or equivalent, including the listed elective unit BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets* (or equivalent)

* If you have not completed BSBTEC402, we can still enrol you into the course however, you must complete this unit before starting your advanced diploma units.

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting is assessed under the Principles of Competency-based training, students have to demonstrate their ability to do all activities in each Unit of Competency.

If you have completed the entry requirements, FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting (or equivalent), you may only have to complete 8 units.

  • FNSACC634 Monitor corporate governance activities
  • FNSINC611 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • FNSINC612 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information
  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law
  • FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law
  • FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
  • FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information*
  • FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals*
  • FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts*
  • FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities*
  • FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures*
  • FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information*

*Core units of FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting

(Release status: Current)

Payment Plans

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. The Advanced Diploma of Accounting is eligible for a 6-month or 12-month payment plan.

  • An administration fee is added for this option ($100 for 6 months or $150 for 12 months) and is spread over the instalments
  • A $250 deposit is processed at the commencement of course
  • Remainder is paid over 6 or 12 equal monthly instalments
  • All you need is a valid credit or debit card

Concessions on Courses

Concession pricing is available for eligible students as per the Student Handbook. Proof of concession must be provided at the time of enrolment; please contact us to apply for a concession rate when enrolling.

Refund Policy

Refer to the Student Handbook for our refund policy. This course includes a non-refundable administration fee of $250.

You will have up to 12 months to complete the FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting course.

As an online course, the time it will take to complete is flexible and dependent on your ability, knowledge and time available.

It is expected that students may need up to 1220* hours of study and assessment time, particularly those who are new to accounting, students familiar with the learning concepts may complete the course faster. It is important that you choose a pace that suits your needs.

*Does not take into account credit transfers.

For all units, textbooks are required to be purchased separately from the publisher. Applied Education students receive a discount when ordering through our supplier, full details are provided with enrolment. The cost for these textbooks is approximately $80 for each unit of competency.

We also supply additional learning material including:

  • Summary Notes
  • Presentations
  • Learning Activities
  • Video Tutorials covering key learning concepts for unit FNSTPB503
  • Free Short Course Fundamental Bundle
  • Tax Summary Guide (available with your IFPA Student Membership)

Online study is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn when and where you want.

We provide you with the following:

  • Quality learning materials and resources
  • Amazing Support from our assessors and student support team
  • Online assessments and exams
  • Student Facebook group

The FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting has been developed to give you flexibility so that you can study at your own pace, in your own time and in your own environment. The best part is, with Applied Education we provide a high level of support for all our students and are here with you in your study journey.


Before starting this course, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) questionnaire. This quick questionnaire is used to determine your LLN skill level so that we can best support you in your studies.

Introductory Requirements & Units

The Introductory Requirements include an Oral Communication Skills Assessment and a Work Health and Safety Assessment.

The Unit assessments and examinations are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted via our online student portal. They are open book, from either your home, office or classroom, and include multiple choice quizzes, short answer, calculations and exams.

Accounting unit assessments use MYOB Student version or Xero (both are supplied). For accounting software assessments simply upload copies of reports as PDFs from within your accounting package.


Some units include an exam component, which needs to be independently supervised. Exams are three-hour, open-book assessments comprising of short answer and multiple choice questions, very similar in format to the unit assessments.

Exams must be completed within your course duration period. Prior to your exam, you will need to complete and return the Supervisor Nomination Form to Applied Education detailing your supervisor's information, contact details and the elected date of your assessment.

Exams can be undertaken at any location and time of your choosing, with the only condition being that you have a nominated, independent supervisor present. Your supervisor can be a person of responsibility such as a registered tax agent, member of an accounting professional body, public servant, doctor, nurse, police officer, director etc. who does not have a close personal or professional relationship with you.

If you cannot arrange a supervisor then we offer the following options for conducting your supervised assessment:

Online - Online supervised exam with one of our staff members
Perth Training Centre - Level 1, 524 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Melbourne Training Centre - Level 10, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney Training Centre - Level 14, 275 Alfred St, North Sydney NSW 2060
Brisbane Training Centre - Level 1, 241 Adelaide St, Brisbane QLD 4000
Adelaide Training Centre - Level 2, 70 Hindmarsh Sq, Adelaide SA 5000

If you require supervision of an assessment by Applied Education, additional costs may apply. Refer to Student Handbook.

To complete all units in this course, you will need: 

  • A reliable internet connection as all data files and learning activities are available via our student platform. 
  • Microsoft Word and Excel, or similar, are recommended.

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting typically includes:

  • Tax Agent
  • Accountants
  • Auditor
  • Tax Specialist
  • Commercial Accountant

Depending on the university that you would like to attend, you may be eligible for credit towards entry to accounting & finance degrees.

For Curtin University, in Perth WA, on successful completion of FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting you can receive up to 225 credit points for admission into the Bachelor of Commerce. More information is available on the Curtin Search for CRL website (by selecting ‘TAFE – Any Australian TAFE’ in Q3 of the filter). 

For other universities, contact directly to discuss entry requirements.

At Applied Education, we believe in equipping our students with the tools they need to succeed. That's why we're proud to offer a complimentary Office 365 A1 subscription to all of our students. This includes access to Microsoft's web-version of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, as well as your very own student email address. Not only will you be able to create and collaborate on amazing content with the 365 Office app, but your student email address also comes with exclusive discounts and special student pricing at many popular businesses and online stores. Start taking advantage of this as soon as you enrol.

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting 1

Government Funding Available

This course is approved under the Smart and Skilled - Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications Program by the New South Wales Government. To find out more and if you are eligible, please click here.

FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting 2

Students in South Australia may be eligible to apply for Traineeship funding. Note there are strict eligibility requirements and additional student activities required. More information can be found here.

Free Short Course Bundle Included

Choose 1 FREE Fundamentals bundle or 2 for $295, or all 3 for $495 when you enrol.
Perfect to meet CPE/CPD requirements and upskill


5 Online Courses
Excel Introductory & Intermediate
Word Introductory & Intermediate
Microsoft Outlook

(Bundle value $495)

Xero & MYOB
Fundamentals (Popular)

3 Online Courses
Certificate in Xero Accounting
Certificate in Xero Payroll
Certificate in MYOB Bookkeeping

(Bundle value $685)


4 Online Courses
Payroll Administration
Salary Packaging

(Bundle value $695)

* If you are applying for funding for this course, there may be restrictions on Free Bundles depending on government funding eligibility requirements.

Student Membership Included

Institute of Financial Professionals Australia

Applied Education has partnered with the Institute of Financial Professionals Australia (formerly known as Tax & Super Australia) to provide you with the tools and resources you need to thrive in your study and professional career.

Tax students* at Applied Education receive, at no additional cost, a 12-month Student Membership with the Institute of Financial Professionals Australia (formerly known as Tax & Super Australia). This membership is specifically designed to help you complete your study and prepare you for your future career as a Tax Professional with one of Australia's leading Tax Associations.

*This offer is available if you enrol in the Tax Agent Registration Course, Diploma of Accounting with tax electives or Advanced Diploma of Accounting.  Key benefits to this membership include:

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For information on the full range of benefits of this Institute of Financial Professionals Australia (formerly known as Tax & Super Australia) membership, click here.

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Student Support - The Applied Education Difference

  • Amazing Support

    Every student receives help getting started
    and can book a welcome call

  • Online Support

    Dedicated Support Team and Ticket Lodgement

  • Facebook & Student Forums

    Dedicated Facebook Study Group and Online Forums

  • Phone Support

    Talk to Assessors & Student Services Team

Accreditation & Industry Partners

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.

Nationally Recognised Training - FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.

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