The first step on the road to becoming a Tax Agent or Accounting Professional
The Diploma of Accounting FNS50215 is designed for anyone taking the first step to transition from being a BAS Agent to a Tax Agent. It is also ideal for anyone beginning a career in accounting, or who is currently working in the industry and who wishes to increase their current skill set.
You will be taught industry best practice from some of the most skilled and experienced professionals in the business.
- Diploma of Accounting FNS50215 is the most up-to-date qualification available, replacing the superseded FNS50210 Diploma of Accounting
- Meets the education requirements for official BAS agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board if including the required elective units 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
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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 Diploma of Accounting qualification we offer is recognised in all states and territories in Australia.
Units of Competency
The Diploma of Accounting consists of 6 core units:
- FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information
- FNSACC502 Prepare legally compliant tax returns for individuals
- FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts
- FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
- FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
- FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information
The 5 recommended elective units for the Diploma of Accounting are:
- FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
- FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
- FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system
- BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
- BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
There are no prerequisite qualifications requirements to undetake the Diploma of Accounting.
If you have studied the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or Certificate IV in Accounting courses then you will not be required to complete these electives. Credit transfer for other Accounting Units may be available. Email us for details and include your previous results or statement of attainment.
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 our Diploma of Accounting Perth Classroom Sessions, or our Diploma of Accounting Online Self-Paced course from home.
The 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 Diploma of Accounting Trainers and Assessors. Course materials can be purchased direct from the publisher.
Online Self Paced Study
Self paced learning is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn when and where you want. You can complete the Diploma of Accounting at your own pace and your own leisure whilst still having access to the Diploma of Accounting Training and Assessment team for support to maximise your learning experience.
|Options||Dates & Time||Includes||Price|
|Start any time!||– Assessments
– 18 months email support- Course manuals to be purchased from supplier directly
|Core Units Only $2,245|
|Elective units||5 additional elective units if required– Electronic course pdf manuals include in cost of these electives||Elective units $775|
|Combo Price – Core Units plus electives||Both Core and Elective Units $2990|
Please note that the course materials for this course can be purchased directly from the publisher at a cost of $280 if purchased as a single purchase.
This course was formerly referred to as Associate Diploma of Accounting. The Diploma of Accounting TAFE equivalent qualification is a nationally recognised course.
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
Applied Education offers Flexi-Classroom Delivery for the 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.
|Options||Dates & Time||Includes||Price (6 Core Units)|
|9am to 4pm
Classes run every Friday
throughout the year.
Commence attending anytime.
Visit Perth timetable
|– Flexible tuition
– email support
Please note that the course materials for this course can be purchased directly from the publisher at a cost of $350.
Upskill opportunities – Included Free with the Diploma of Accounting
These online courses worth over $500 are included with your 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|
Payment Options & Plans Are Available!
We understand that not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer payment plans to get you moving faster towards your future. A $475 deposit is taken and the remainder can be paid over 6 equal monthly instalments. An administration fee of $100 is added for this option. All you need is a valid credit card. VET Fee Help is not offered for this course.
Diploma of Accounting assessments are conducted open book at either your home or office and comprises of theoretical and practical exercises which are to be submitted within 18 months from your enrolment date.
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Diploma of Accounting
Diploma of Accounting FNS50215 is designed for anyone taking the first step to transition from being a BAS Agent to a Tax Agent. It is also ideal for anyone beginning a career in accounting, employees responsible for financial reporting, practising bookkeepers and anyone managing a business who wants to learn the fundamentals of accounting and undertake accredited accounting training.