Mentor Education

Diploma of Accounting

FNS50217Mentor Education
Up to 12 monthsself-paced
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Why study this course

  • Further extend your knowledge of accounting principles by focusing on management accounting and reporting with this online course
  • Learn to provide information on business performance, prepare tax documentation and supply management accounting information
  • Choose to receive free student membership with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and/or Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

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This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed the following units as part of a qualification or the Accounting Principles Skill Set:

  • FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC312 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • 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
  • FNSTPB402 - Establish and maintain payroll systems
  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports

If you have completed a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, a Certificate IV in Accounting or a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent then you will meet the above requirements.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Provide financial and business performance information
  • Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Provide management accounting information
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Prepare operational budgets
  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Enquire with Mentor Education to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Mentor Education to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Mentor Education can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Enquire with Mentor Education to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

When you study online with Mentor Education you will:

  • Have unlimited access to email and phone support from an experienced student support team during business hours
  • Be provided with free textbooks as well as access to lecture notes, assignments, audio and video from OpenStax, a resource that provides Open Education Resources
  • Have access to an online learning portal and benefit from having all your course materials in one place
  • Choose a delivery method that suits your needs, from self-paced online learning, to online study with additional support or with access to live tutorials

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Mentor Education

Diploma of AccountingFNS50217

You may wish to discuss the following with Mentor Education:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Submit an enquiry direct to Mentor Education.

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