Double Diploma of Business and Accounting (BSB50215 & FNS50215)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: BSB50215 & FNS50215
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
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

Coupling business fundamentals with fiscal literacy, the Double Diploma of Business and Accounting (BSB50215 & FNS50215) course will equip you with the tools for success in the financial services sector or as part of a high-level management or finance team within the business sector.

The industry insights and operational knowledge gleaned from this course will give you the confidence to manage financial reporting, budgets and tax documentation of a business, while also working towards business development aims across marketing, communication and human resources.

Foundation Education and Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offer this course for online study, allowing you to work through the course materials at your own pace, consolidate your learning and emerge from your studies ready for the challenges ahead of you.


To undertake this qualification, applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed Year 12; AND
  • Have access to a relevant workplace environment and a supervisor to sign off on practical demonstration elements

Applicants also need to have completed the following units of competency:

  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

If you haven't already completed this units, you have the option to undertake them as electives as part of this course. This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian Taxation Law and Commercial Law. Students seeking registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB.

  • A recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge they may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Areas of study

In this business and accounting course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment, selection and induction process
  • BSBHRM513 - Manage workforce planning
  • BSBMKG501 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • FNSACC506 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC507 - Provide management accounting information
  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development
  • BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • FNSACC501 - Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC503 -Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSACC504 - Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC502 - Prepare tax documentation for individuals

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised, accredited qualifications from Foundation Education or the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers: Diploma of Business (BSB50215) and Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215).

These qualifications will help you pursue careers within the business and financial services sector, and equip you with the skills to move up the career ladder or run your own financial services business.

The blend of business acumen and financial insight could open doors to roles such as:

  • Executive officer
  • Program consultant
  • Program coordinator
  • Assistant accountant
  • Finance sector supervisor

Finance options

VET FEE-HELP* is available for this course through Foundation Education's partner, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363). If you enrol in this course with VET FEE-HELP you will automatically become a student of AIPT's, and will be subject to their terms and conditions. Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services.

Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

*VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government study loan scheme, which can be used to help you pay for all or part of your tuition fees. Eligibility criteria apply.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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