Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215)

Qualification: Advanced Diploma
Course Code: FNS60215
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Course fees: Price may vary
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.

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About this course

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215) offered by OTEN through SEEK Learning is designed for professional accountants looking to expand their career prospects and gain further qualifications. The course is ideal for individuals working in financial areas such as company accounting, management accounting, internal control and taxation law.

By studying this nationally recognised degree, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of commerce law, Australian taxation law and basic accounting principles. Students will also be trained in managing budgets and forecasts, preparing financial reports and tax returns and evaluating financial risk for companies.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply. If you wish to pay for this course through a VET FEE-HELP loan however, you must:

  • Provide a copy of your Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate; OR
  • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test

Areas of study

In this accounting program, the units of competency you will study:

  • FNSINC601 - Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • FNSACC609 - Evaluate financial risk
  • FNSACC608 - Evaluate organisation's financial performance
  • FNSACC506 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSINC602 - Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • FNSACC604 - Monitor corporate governance activities
  • FNSACC613 - Prepare and analyse management accounting information
  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • FNSACC404 - Prepare financial statements for-non reporting entities
  • FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC501 - Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC504 - Provide financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC507 - Provide management accounting information

What’s it like to work as an accountant?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215) from OTEN - Open Training & Education Network.

The course will equip you with the skills to pursue work in financial accounting, company accounting, management accounting, internal control, taxation law and computer accounting. By adapting the skills and knowledge you gain from this program to the workplace, you will enhance your prospects for employment and advancement in your career.

With this qualification under your belt you will be able to pursue employment opportunities for the following roles:

  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Taxation accountant

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this OTEN program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. If you are not eligible for VET FEE-HELP, there are two other payment options:

  • Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.
  • Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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