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The FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting is your gateway to accounting jobs in financial services and related industries. The course is delivered online and covers three key areas:
- Accounting administration
- Financial reporting and tax
- Management of accounting information
Professional accountants can work in many general or specialised roles, and are typically required to analyse, develop and implement solutions that are focused on improving the bottom line. A good accountant usually demonstrates good planning, coordination and self-evaluation skills, and can advise both individuals and businesses either as an employee or as a consultant.
To enrol in the Diploma of Accounting you need to satisfy the Entry Requirements, having completed;
- Accounting Principle Skill Set (7 units), or
- Certificate IV Bookkeeping, or
- Certificate IV Accounting
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Benefits of Studying with Us
Self Paced Online Learning
Study online anywhere, anytime work to your own timetable with constant access to our dedicated trainers and support staff. Our flexible, industry relevant courses are fully online, tailored to a busy life schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace when it suits you.
Recognition of Prior Learning
RPL is recognition of your knowledge and past work experience, we often find that students don’t have the required documentation to prove competency. Invariably students return to the course and with their knowledge quickly finish the assessments.
The normal fee applies for RPL
Specialist Trainers and Materials
National’s learning materials have been purpose built to support students that have a busy lifestyle. You can download and print off the our PDF Learner Guides, the assessments are in word document, and there is no charge for resubmitting assessments.
Flexible Payment Options
For a limited time only, our payment plans are 30% off the normal fee.
You can pay $230 a month or $53 a week, on the 12-month payment plan, total financial outlay $2,750.
You can payout the remaining balance at anytime and get 15% off
Introduction to Study in the Accounting Industry
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.
FNSACC408 – Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work autonomously and in teams to complete work activities relating to the provision of accounting and bookkeeping services.
BSBLDR402 – Lead effective workplace relationships
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to collect, analyse and communicate information and to use that information to develop and maintain effective working relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.
BSBITU402 – Develop and use complex spreadsheets
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and to produce complex documents
FNSACC516 – Implement and maintain internal control procedures
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to review corporate governance requirements, implement operating procedures and monitor policy.
Budgeting and Management Reporting
FNSACC513 – Manage budgets and forecasts
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, document and manage budgets and forecasts, and encompasses forecasting estimates and monitoring budgeted outcomes.
FNSACC517 – Provide management accounting information
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, record and analyse operating and cost data, prepare budget reports and review costing systems integrity to calculate and record the costs of products and services.
FNSACC511 – Provide financial and business performance information
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and report on a broad range of financial and business performance information and encompasses assessing clients’ needs, analysing data and preparing advice.
FNSACC514 – Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare financial reports for a reporting entity and encompasses compiling and analysing data and meeting statutory reporting requirements.
Payroll and Tax
FNSACC512 – Prepare tax documentation for individuals
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare non-complex income tax returns for individuals in accordance with statutory requirements, and encompasses gathering and verifying data, calculating taxable income and reviewing compliance requirements.
BSBFIM502 – Manage payroll
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor security procedures for managing organisational payroll services and to calculate and process salary payments, group taxation and related payments.
Materials and Assessments
Online study at National Training
How do you complete your online studies at National Training?
- The course is structured around learning materials (in pdf form that you can print out) and word document assessments downloaded and submitted through our customised learning management system, Moodle.
- You have access to all the learning materials from the beginning of your course, so you can work through at your own pace.
- You will be asked to answer short answer questions, case studies, and projects depending on the learning outcomes required for each unit.
- Once submitted, your trainer will mark the assessment within 7 days.
- If there are issues, feedback is given, and you are free to re submit. There are no additional fees for resubmission.
- Once this is done, you move onto the next unit.
What support do you get with your study?
You are well supported throughout your course, with an industry specialist Trainer. You can contact your trainer via phone, JoinMe, Skype or email, between Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm as you progress through your qualification, so you won’t feel alone. You can also contact National Training support staff when you need.
With the Diploma of Accounting your employment options can be broadly broken up into the following three areas;
Working for Yourself; ideal for working from home or building a client base over time, starting with basic bookkeeping services, BAS returns, end of year group certificates, preparing tax returns. Build your skills in MYOB, Xero or QuickBooks and you will have small business coming to you in no time.
Management Accounting; involves completing tasks and producing reports that inform company management about financial decisions relating to the operations of the business. The information and reporting that management accountants provide is usually forward focused, planning, investment strategies or future cash flows.
Financial Accounting; involves reporting on the company’s current financial position. Reports are provided to management, banks, financiers, shareholders or government agencies with an important snapshot of the company’s current financial status.
What job roles exist?
Depending on your level of experience, the following Accounting job roles exist:
• Financial Analyst
• Accounting Manager
• Financial Controller
• Forensic Accountant
• Financial or Management Accountant
• Bookkeeper – Self employed
• Manager of financial services roles