Diploma of Accounting

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  • Duration:
    12 months full-time
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    MCI Institute (RTO 91088)
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Financial Planner | Payroll Officer | Accounts Clerk | Assistant Accountant | Accounts Supervisor | View All

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If you’ve got a head for numbers and you’re ready for a challenging, in-demand career, the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) from the MCI Institute could be just the course you’re looking for.

This online diploma course will equip you with the versatile skill set you need to pursue a range of careers in the world of accounting. From developing and controlling accounting information, to maintaining budgets and internal procedures, to preparing detailed financial reports, you’ll develop a range of core skills that will be in high demand wherever your finance career takes you.

You’ll have 12 months to complete your diploma, allowing you to study at a pace that suits you. So whether you’re a budding accountant or payroll officer, or an aspiring entrepreneur seeking financial expertise for running your business, you’ll gain the skills you need to succeed. Enquire today!

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age at the day of enrolment; AND
  • Must maintain satisfactory language, literacy and numeracy skills; AND
  • Must have both access to a computer and internet and a basic level of computer literacy; AND
  • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR
  • Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

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

Core Units

  • FNSACC511 - Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC512 - Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC513 - Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSACC514 - Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC516 - Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC517 - Provide management accounting information


  • FNS0RG505 - Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
  • FNSORG506 - Prepare financial forecasts and projections
  • FNSACC408 - Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • FNSACC416 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
  • FNSTPB401 - Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

Courses in Accounting, Business, Leadership, WHS and more, MCI Institute can get you recognised in it all!

MCI is an award-winning, education provider, proudly taking home 30 awards in the last 15 years, including placing on the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List. They make education within your reach through supported online delivery so you can study anywhere, anytime, to achieve your career goals.

With close ties to corporate Australia, MCI strive for success and strive to help their students succeed by maintaining the only the highest international education standards.

Even though you’re studying online, you’re never alone with MCI Institute! They offer students access to support teams who will make sure you’re on track with your studies and your wellbeing is in-check. From time management tips to how to increase motivation and even nutritional tips, MCI’s online support program will help you stay on track every step of the way to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) from MCI Institute.

Graduates are prepared to pursue a range of positions in the financial and accounting sectors, from payroll officer to accounts supervisor and more.

Entrepreneurs who complete this course will be better prepared to successfully manage the income and expenses of their business.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $4,500.

Students may pay their fees upfront and save 10% ($4,050 after discount) or choose from one of the below payment plans:

12-month payment plan:

  • 52 weekly payments of $86.54 each OR
  • 12 monthly payments of $375.00 each

MCI Insitute is an approved NSW Smart and Skilled funding provider. Enquire now to see if you're eligible.

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