Diploma of Accounting

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  • Payment options:
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  • Duration:
    12 months self-paced
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Monarch Institute (RTO 22530)
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Accountant | Bookkeeper | Accounts Payable Officer | Accounts Receivable Officer | Taxation Compliance Officer | View All

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Gain sought-after expertise in financial matters with this Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) from Monarch Institute.

Learn from skilled professionals including senior CPA and chartered accountants, as well as registered BAS agents and bookkeepers who combined, have decades of experience. During this course, you’ll cover financial reporting, management accounting, budgeting, financial performance, internal controls, and taxation. There’s also 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).

Graduate with the confidence and the professional skills required to tackle your next career goal. 

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To be eligible for this course, you’ll need:

  • Certificate IV in Accounting or a bookkeeping; OR 
  • FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set which includes the following units:
    FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC312 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC416 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSTPB402 - Establish and maintain payroll systems
    FNSTPB401 - Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    FNSACC408 - Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

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 subject you may study include:

  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports 
  • FNSACC514 - Prepare financial reports for corporate entities 
  • FNSACC412 - Prepare operational budgets 
  • FNSACC513 - Manage budgets and forecasts 
  • FNSACC517 - Provide management accounting information 
  • FNSINC601 - Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry 
  • FNSACC511 - Provide financial and business performance information 
  • FNSACC516 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSINC401 - Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry 
  • FNSACC512 - Prepare tax documentation for individuals 
  • FNSACC601 - Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities 

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 Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) from Monarch Institute.

Accounting is a varied profession that allows you to work across a wide range of roles, companies and industries. With this qualification, you'll be able to tackle a number of roles with confidence, including: 

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

Pay plan
Pay $93.08 per week over a period of 26 weeks. Total cost $2,420

Other funding options may also be available. Enquire now to find out more!

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