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Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60222

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Time to take your career up a notch? The Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification is ideal for people seeking future roles in Management Accounting, Forensic Accounting or Business Analysis.

Building on previous skills and experience the Advanced Diploma of Accounting is ideally suited to individuals currently working in bookkeeping or accounting roles who want to enhance their existing knowledge through completion of a formal, nationally recognised qualification. The course is also beneficial for students seeking to upgrade prior accounting qualifications and/or those with qualifications from overseas.

The aim of the course is to extend each student's accounting skillset so that they may transition into higher education or be gainfully employed in an accounting role.

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting is recognised by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

What's Included

  • 14 units of competency (see specific units of study below) under 4 key topics - Financial Reporting; Economics, Performance and Governance; Taxation; Commercial Law
  • Comprehensive course materials
  • Expert trainers with exceptional practical experience
  • Flexible online delivery of course content

Entry Requirements

Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR completion of FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting; OR completion of FNS50215/FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

Course Duration

The course is designed to be completed within 12- 18 months (1760 hours of study).


Assessments for the Advanced Diploma of Accounting will take a variety of forms and may include case studies, multiple-choice and short answer questions, calculation and accounting software simulation tests plus role plays.

Career Opportunities

A career in the accounting profession can be exciting and rewarding. Gone are the days of the boring number cruncher! Types of work will vary depending on the job role, company, and industry but will usually be within one of two key areas - management accounting or financial accounting. Some job opportunities include:

  • Registered tax agent
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Accounting manager
  • Financial controller
  • Forensic accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Financial accountant
  • Auditor
  • Government accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

More Information

Download the information brochure for this course.

Pricing and Registration

The cost of this course is $3995. All payment plans start with an initial payment of $1500 upfront, which is a non-refundable payment, followed by equal monthly payments based on payment plan duration.

Registrations are now open!

Keen to learn more about this course?

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records

FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law

FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting is excellent preparation for further accounting or business study at university level. If you are keen to do a degree course after completing the Advanced Diploma of Accounting please check with the university you’re thinking of applying to about whether they’ll give you credit for the units you complete with NBIA.

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