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Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Australian Training School trading as Southern Academy of Business and Technology
RTO Code: 31595
CRICOS Provider Code: 03602E


52 Weeks.


Advanced Diploma


Sydney, Adelaide

About This Course

The FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting requires the successful completion of fourteen
(14) units of three (3) core and eleven (11) elective units. Electives for this
qualification have been chosen by Southern Academy of Business and Technology to ensure that
students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting.


The course structure is as follows:


FNSACC624Monitor corporate governance activitiesCore
FNSINC601Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industryCore
FNSINC602Interpret and use financial statistics and toolsCore
BSBHRM405Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffElective
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligenceElective
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business planElective
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityElective
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentElective
BSBWRT401Write complex documentsElective
FNSACC601Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entitiesElective
FNSACC614Prepare complex corporate financial reportsElective
FNSFMK505Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practiceElective
FNSINC503Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision makingElective
FNSINC504Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisionsElective

Australian Training School trading as Southern Academy of Business and Technology
RTO Code: 31595
CRICOS Provider Code: 03602E

The Training Package requires that students must have completed the following or their equivalent:

Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting;

Southern Academy of Business and Technology has the following entry requirements: International students must:

 Be at least 18 years of age.

 Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).

International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

 the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.

 he student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.

 the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test

 the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia

 the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language. Students may also require to participate in a course entry interview to establish their suitability for the course

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks and 12 weeks of holidays.

Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting and on-line, which includes the simulation of workplace-based environment.
Sydney Campus: 95 Bathurst Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Adelaide Campus: 97 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment as:

 Budget analyst

 Financial analyst

 Accounting manager

 Financial controller

 Forensic accountant

 Management accountant

 Financial accountant


Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, as well as higher education qualifications in accounting.

Note that for international student’s satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy.

Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer, as well as a written agreement and tax invoice for remaining fees, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study. A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received. The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.
This course outline should be read in conjunction with Southern Academy of Business and Technology Student Handbook.

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes:

  • Academic and personal support
  • Referral to external support services.

Students are required to attend face to face classes for 15 hours a week and complete 5 hours online component. Students are also required to complete approximately 5 hours of homework consisting of reading and research.

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:



 Report writing


 Case studies


At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook. For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing. If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration. For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

To enroll into this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at the details shown below.

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