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Diploma of Accounting

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 24 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Monarch Institute (RTO 22530)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Accountant | Bookkeeper | Accounts Payable Officer | Accounts Receivable Officer | View all

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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

Gain sought-after expertise in financial matters with this Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215) from Monarch institute.

Covering financial reporting, management accounting, budgeting, financial performance, internal controls, and taxation, this course provides you with the professional skills required to take the next step in your career. An optional Tax Agent Certification module acts as a key step towards becoming a registered Tax Agent in Australia, and is approved by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).


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.


Areas of study

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

Core units

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

Elective units

  • FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • FNSACC402 - Prepare operational budgets
  • FNSACC601 - Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • FNSACC603 - Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

Optional Tax Agent Certification (TAC) module

  • FNSTPB503 - Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law (MCL001)
  • FNSTPB504 - Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law (MCL002)
  • FNSTPB505 - Apply legal principles in property law (MCL003)
Monarch Institute Monarch Institute specialises in providing innovative, engaging courses with a focus on practical application. Courses are designed by industry experts who use real-life case studies to illustrate abstract concepts and give students the skills to succeed in the real world. The institute regularly consults with accounting, bookkeeping, financial planning and business industry practitioners to ensure that course materials reflect industry needs. Whether you choose to study in the classroom or online, Monarch Institute will support your learning journey by helping you gain valuable industry insights to enhance your employability.
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

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215) from Monarch Institute.

Accounting is a varied profession that allows you to work across a wide range of roles, companies and industries.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

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: $2,200 or $2,995 when you bundle the TAC module

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

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