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

When studying the Diploma of Accounting FNS50217, 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. It introduces students to a range of common accounting specialist job roles and provides the basis for articulation into the Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60217.

Once you complete this course, you’ll qualify to be accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).
Those gaining employment after the courseare likely to work as bookkeepers/BAS agents, assistant accountants, payroll officers or accounts clerks.
Graduates from the Diploma are encouraged to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60217, if they wish to pursue a career as a tax agent, or if they wish to undertake higher education studies in a Bachelor of Accounting program.

TIMETABLE
Dandenong
Full time and part time Term 3: 10-4, Tuesday 9-2, Thursday 9-4, Friday 9-4
Full time and Part Time Term 4: Monday 10-4, Thursday 10-3.30, Friday 9-3.30
Berwick: depending on enrolments

Off-Campus - self paced flexible delivery contact 9212 4994.
Full time – 6 months
Part Time (day) – 1 year
Part time (evening) – 18 months

Mode of delivery: Delivery will be a mix of blended classroom based, face to face and online.


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Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or enquiries@chisholm.edu.au.


Course code
FNS50217
On campus
Dandenong, Berwick
Online
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International
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Length
Full Time, 6 months. Part Time, 1 year.
Start dates
Feb and July 2021