newly released FNS50217 qualification
has replaced the FNS50215 qualification.
you are already enrolled in the FNS50215
qualification and would like us to
assist you with a "Transition Plan"
towards this new FNS50217 qualification
please call us on 1300 765 400 or email
FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting reflects
professional accounting job roles in
financial services and other industries,
including BAS Agents, accounts payable
and accounts receivable officers,
payroll service providers, and employees
performing a range of accounting tasks
for organisations in a range of
Individuals in these roles may apply
solutions to a range of problems, and
analyse and evaluate information from a
variety of sources.
They apply initiative to plan,
coordinate and evaluate their own work
and provide guidance to others within
Potential career paths:
This course is available as an online course or through
distance learning, offering that
flexible study-at-home option.
Distance learning provides online access
plus hard copies of each of the units,
which are mailed to you.
You have 12 months for
completion of the full course (11 units)
or 18 months if the Accounting
Principles Skill Set (see below) 6 pre-requisite
units are also required.
the course is delivered online you may
find you are able to progress through your studies in
a faster period of time. If
studying one unit of competency at a
time, the completion deadline is set at
3 months per unit of competency.
In either situation, extensions of time are available in blocks of 3
months for an extension fee of $99.
FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill
Set (Pre-requisites for FNS50217)
6 units which form the FNSSS00014
Accounting Principles Skill Set and
which are pre-requisites to
undertaking this new FNS50217 Diploma
qualification. These six units
constitute the requirements for the
Accounting Principles Skill Set.
Students must complete or hold the
following six units, or their
equivalent, all of which can be obtained
FNS40217 Certificate IV
qualification: 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
OR Completion of FNS40615
Certificate IV in Accounting or
OR Completion of FNS40215
Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or
Diploma containing 11 units:
Online e-learning mode, 11 units -
$2,050 full course or $205 per unit
Distance learning, 11 units (hard copy
provided + online access) - $2,350 full
course + postage or $235 per unit +
Postage costs order one unit at a
time, postage is $10; more than one unit
postage is $30 each order.
Skills Set /
Pre-requisite units (if applicable)
containing 6 units:
Online e-learning mode, 6 units - $750
for all 6 units or $165 per unit
Distance learning, 6 units (hard copy
provided + online access) - $1,050 for
all 6 units + postage or $195 per unit +
PRICE 6 Skills Set Pre-requisite units PLUS 11
Online e-learning mode package - $2,500
(for 17 units online) SAVE $300*
Distance learning package $2,800 (for 17
units, hard copy provided + online
access) SAVE $600*
* These package
savings are based on the package course
fee being paid in full upon commencement
are inclusive of course access, support,
assessment and Certificate delivery.
There is no GST component. If some units
are already held through prior study,
individual study units are available.
Individual units completion time is a
maximum of 3 months per unit. Extensions
for single units are available after
this time, if required, for a cost of
$99 for every additional 3 months.