This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting offered through Open Colleges is a highly specialised course designed for accountants wishing to upskill their credentials and gain employment in more senior or executive level roles. This course, which is nationally accredited by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), will teach students about budget principles, performance management and successful leadership and how to prepare financial reports.
The course also comprehensively covers how to implement and apply internal control procedures, select and use appropriate technology and other advanced accounting skills crucial to senior roles. The Advanced Diploma of Accounting also gives you the freedom to choose a specialty from three streams: general accounting, tax or managerial accounting.
Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will receive accreditation with the Association of Accounting Technicians Australia and a 12-month membership with the Tax Institute. By completing the degree, students also fulfil some of the requirements to become a registered tax agent.
To be eligible for entry into this program, you must have completed the following two prerequisite units:
Process financial transactions and exact interim reports
Prepare financial reports
Open Colleges has included these units at the beginning of the course to facilitate direct entry.
Areas of study
While studying this advanced online accounting course, you will learn how to:
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Prepare financial reports
Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
Monitor corporate governance activities
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
Provide financial and business performance information
Manage budgets and forecasts
Provide management accounting information
Establish and maintain accounting information systems
Evaluate organisation's financial performance
Prepare and analyse management accounting information
Accounting knowledge and skills are necessary to help run every business, and accountants are always in demand. Whether you are an aspiring accounting executive or business owner, this online accounting program will equip you with the accounting training you need to develop your financial acumen and improve your career prospects.
You'll be qualified to work as a:
Accounts team manager
Other senior financial roles
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RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.