Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: FNS50215
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 Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215) program offered through SEEK Learning will give you the practical training to launch your career in the accounting industry. This course is ideal for employees who have accounting responsibilities in their day-to-day work.

Studying this government-accredited and nationally recognised course, you will become proficient in a range of accounting duties, including preparing financial statements, preparing management accounting reports, and introducing and maintaining accounting systems.


There are no formal prerequsites for this course; anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this information technology program, you may study the following:

Core units

  • FNSACC506 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC503 - Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSACC504 - Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC502 - Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC501 - Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC507 - Provide management accounting information

Elective units

  • BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • FNSACC404 - Prepare financial statements for nonreporting entities
  • FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSINC401 - Work effectively in the financial services industry

What’s it like to work as an accountant?

Students who undertake this accounting diploma will graduate with a sound understanding of the accounting principles and practices required to perform a number of key roles. You'll be qualified to work as a:

  • Assistant accountant
  • Office manager
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Accounts receivable clerk
  • Senior financial clerk

Finance options

There are few payment options for this course:

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.

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

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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