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Extend your existing accounting skills and maximise your employment opportunities in accounting

When studying the Diploma of Accounting FNS50222, you will develop advanced skills in areas such as income tax, management accounting, budgeting and forecasting, performance analysis, financial reporting and leadership.

This program is designed for individuals who want to undertake further studies in accounting after completing entry level studies in the Certificate IV of Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217.

The course introduces students to a range of common accounting specialist job roles and provides the basis for articulation into further study options.

Once you successfully complete this course, you’ll qualify to be accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Now joined with IPA

Those gaining employment after the course are likely to work as bookkeepers/BAS agents, assistant accountants, payroll officers or accounts clerks.


Full time: Monday, Tuesday & Wed: 9 am – 4 pm; Thursday 9 am – 12 noon

(*please note timetables are subject to change)

Off campus: 2 units per term, 18 months duration
Study at home at the pace and time that suits you. Recommended 10-15 hours per week.

Course code
Delivery location
Dandenong, Off Campus Delivery
Not available for International students
Full Time, 6 months. Part Time, 12 months.
Start dates
5 February, 15 July

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

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Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.