For the professional accountant in the making
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215 is perfect for anyone who wishes to advance their career to tax agent status or a career in Commercial Accounting. The Advanced Diploma in Accounting is also undertaken by students who want a pathway to University or membership to the Institute of Public Accountants.
- FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting course is the most up to date qualification now available, replacing the superseded FNS60210 Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60210.
- Meets the education requirements for official tax agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (Must follow Tax Agent Specialisation pathway below)
- Meets the education requirements for membership with the Institute of Public Accountants
- Developed in consultation with industry partners – Institute of Public Accountants and Taxpayers Australia
Nationally Recognised Training
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 Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification we offer is recognised in all states and territories in Australia.
Tax Agent Specialisation or Commercial Accounting Specialisation
Applied Education offer 2 pathways depending on student requirements –
Tax Agent Specialisation
Tax agent specialisation is best suited to those wanting to become registered as a tax agent. On completion of this course you will meet the education requirements for official tax agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board
Commercial Accounting Specialisation
Commercial Accounting specialisation is for those seeking a senior accounting role within an organisation. If you have completed the Diploma of Accounting, Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or Certificate IV in Accounting you may be able to gain credit transfer for the units below.
Units of Competency
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting comprises of core units, industry electives and specialisation units, which will relate to your chosen specialisation (Tax Agent or Commercial Accounting).
|Unit||Core / Elective Unit||Tax Agent Specialisation||Commercial Specialisation|
|FNSACC604 Monitor corporate governance activities||Core||✓||✓|
|FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry||Core||✓||✓|
|FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools||Core||✓||✓|
|FNSACC501 Provide Financial and business performance information||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecast||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities(BSBFIA401 & FNSACC301 are prerequisites for this unit)||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures||Elective||✓||✓|
|FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance||Elective||✓|
|FNSACC601 Prepare and administer compliant tax returns for legal entities||Elective||✓|
|FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law||Elective||✓|
|FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law||Elective||✓|
|FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law||Elective||✓|
|BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports||Elective||✓|
|FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||Elective||✓|
|BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets||Elective||✓|
|FNSBKG404 Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement tasks||Elective||✓|
|FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system||Elective||✓|
|Total Number of Units||–||14||14|
|Tax Agent Specialisation Unit||✓|
|Commercial Specialisation Unit||✓|
If you have completed any Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma units previously these units may qualify for credit transfer. Please contact us for details – email@example.com.
There are no prerequisite qualifications requirements to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Accounting.
Membership to Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
This course can be used to gain membership of Institute of Public Accountants. Further information on the IPA membership pathways please visit their website.
It’s all about study to suit you. Choose from practical training, flexible learning from home or a combination of the two. We also offer payment plans for the FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting courses.
Online Self Paced Learning
Self paced learning is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn. You can complete the Advanced Diploma of Accounting at your own pace and your own leisure whilst still having access to the Advanced Diploma of Accounting Training and Assessment team for support to maximise your learning experience.
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|Core units||Start anytime!||Assessments- 12 months full course- email support – Some units require manuals to be purchased directly from publisher||3 units $1490
|Foundation Units||Start anytime!||Assessments- 18 months full course – email support- Some units require manuals to be purchased directly from publisher||9 units $3095|
|Tax Agent Specialisation||Start anytime!||Assessments- 24 months full course – email support- Some units require manuals to be purchased directly from publisher||14 units $4,690 / 16 unit $4,990|
|Commercial Accounting Specialisation||Start anytime!||Assessments- 24 months full course – email support- Some units require manuals to be purchased directly from publisher||14 Units $3,690|
Perth Flexi-Classroom Delivery – Commence any time
Classroom Sessions Every Friday. Commence anytime, attend anytime.
Note there are no set enrolment dates so you can commence Flexi-Classroom delivery at any time throughout the year. Phone or email Darren@appliededucation.edu.au for details.
Flexi-Classroom Delivery (Perth only)
Applied Education offers Flexi-Classroom Delivery for the Advanced Diploma of Accounting course in Perth throughout the year. With the Flexi-Classroom option students are able attend on the nominated Flexi-Classroom day to access face-to-face time with the tutors. Pop in for an hour to ask a question about one of the units, or spend all day and use our facilities to study, whilst having access to the tutors for any guidance you may need. Students are able to attend Flexi-Classroom delivery for the duration of their enrolment.
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|9am to 4pm
Classes run every Friday
throughout the year.
Commence attending anytime.
Visit Perth timetable
|– Flexible tuition
– email support
All prices are GST Free unless specified.
Upskill opportunities – Included Free with the Advanced Diploma of Accounting
These online courses worth over $500 are included with your Advanced Diploma of Accounting course enrolment:
|Certificate in MYOB Bookkeeping Course Online Learning||Microsoft Excel Introductory Online Learning|
|Payroll Administration in Australia Online Learning||Microsoft Excel Advanced Online Learning|
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Advanced Diploma of Accounting
Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215
Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215 is designed for anyone who wishes to advance their career to tax agent status for improved charge out rates or salary. It is also undertaken by students who want a pathway to University or membership to the Institute of Public Accountants.