Advanced Diploma of Accounting

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  • Qualification:
    Advanced Diploma
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self-paced; complete within 24 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Monarch Institute (RTO 22530)
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Accountant | Office Manager | Accounts Payable Officer | Accounts Receivable Officer | Senior Financial Officer | View All

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Course Rundown

This Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215) can be the springboard to help you advance further in your professional accounting career, equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to pursue more senior roles in the accounting sector.

This course has been also been approved by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) as a direct pathway to becoming a registered tax agent.

The course covers a range of essential topics, including processing financial transactions, providing management accounting and financial accounting information, preparing tax documentation for both individuals and legal entities, using financial statistics and tools, and applying legal principles related to consumer and contract law, corporations and trust law, and property law.

This course has also been approved by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) as a direct pathway to becoming a registered tax agent, subject to you meeting additional registration requirements.

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There are no formal entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply!

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.

In this accounting course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core units

  • FNSINC601 – Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • FNSINC602 – Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • FNSACC604 – Monitor corporate governance activities

Elective units

  • FNSACC301 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
  • FNSACC506 – Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC507 - Provide management accounting information
  • FNSACC501 – Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC502 – Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC601 – Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • FNSACC603 – Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations
  • FNSTPB503 – Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law
  • FNSTPB504 – Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
  • FNSTPB505 – Apply legal principles in property law

Monarch Institute specialises in providing innovative, engaging courses with a focus getting you ready to work in the real world. Courses are designed by industry experts and delivered by professionals who continue to lead in their fields.

Monarch Institute has trained over 10,000 students across a range of nationally recognised and accredited courses. With Monarch, you’ll benefit from direct trainer support and trainers with the latest industry experience, and are available whenever you need them.

Students graduate with a distinct competitive advantage because respected employers help shape the courses. The four largest employers of Monarch graduates are the Commonwealth Bank, NAB, Deloitte and the ANZ Bank.

With Monarch Institute, you’ll get a different experience. You'll get the skills that employers really want, flexibility to study in a style to suit you, and unrivalled support that is delivered with care.

Monarch Institute prides itself on encouraging and supporting students to meet their educational goals. Whether you choose to study in the classroom or online, you will be supported by a range of professionals who are committed to helping you succeed. All course materials have been designed with access and equity issues in mind, and assessment techniques reflect the needs of multiple learning styles.

Monarch provides an array of services for students, including personal, educational and vocational counselling services; disability assistance; language, literacy and numeracy assistance; and student welfare and guidance services. It also offers services for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students and students with disabilities or special needs in order to support them in meeting their learning goals.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215) from Monarch Institute.

Take on more advanced accounting and financial roles in a range of small, medium and large enterprises with the skills gained through this qualification. You will be able to pursue senior roles within a financial services firm or department, with job titles including accountant, senior financial officer or, subject to additional requirements, registered tax agent.

Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Monarch Institute offers two easy payment alternatives:

Pay upfront and save!
Pay for your full qualification upfront to receive a substantial discount. Total online course cost: $3,100.

Pay as you go
Enrol in each unit individually to pay as you study.

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