Diploma of Accounting [FNS50215]

Diploma of Accounting (CRICOS Course Code: 089640K)

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Assistant Auditor/Accountant
  • Budget Officer
  • Assistant Internal Control

After achieving the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, students may undertake further study to Advanced Diploma of Accounting Level.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification; however, Applicant has to complete the Prerequisite units Learners are over 18 years of age. All international students must be able to demonstrate an IELTS 5.5 level of English language or equivalent. They have either completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School, College or University

Course Duration

This program is delivered 20 hours /week full time study ,15 hours face-to-face and 5 hours online using Moodle as platform, entirely off-the-job at SIBN campus through a combination of face-to-face trainer-led classes and practical classes involving small group and individual activities.

  • Calendar Year: Thirty -one (31) weeks
  • Academic Year: Twenty five (25) weeks
  • Term breaks: 2x3 weeks
  • Allocated hours: 500 contact hours

Modes of study

Some of the modes of study used at SIBN College include:

  • Tutorial group discussions
  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Audio or visual presentations
  • Self-directed learning through research
  • Problem-solving

Assessment Methods

This course includes a variety of assessment methods including:

  • Practical demonstration / Observation
  • Questioning
  • Interview
  • Case study/Scenario Problem solving
  • Role play
  • Assignment
  • Written test/Knowledge Test
  • Report

Core Unit

FNSACC501 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC506 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC507 Provide management accounting information

Elective Units

FNSORG505 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC407 Produce job costing information
FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems


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