Diploma of Accounting

About The Course

FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting

A Diploma of Accounting is specifically designed for those individuals who need a broad financial knowledge base for current or future employment. Graduates from this course can expect to receive solid training in accounting practices and taxation processes, creating the perfect pathway into the financial services industry.

Key Learning Outcomes and Skills
  1. Budgets and Forecasts
  2. Complex Spreadsheets
  3. Accounting Systems
  4. Financial Reports
  5. Compliant Tax Returns
Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must hold a year 12 Certificate or equivalent.
  • We also recommend that you hold a Certificate IV level qualification


  • Have suitable, vocational experience in areas such as administration, time management, organisational skills, budgeting and complex mathematical calculations

To further assist you in deciding if you are ready for study at a Diploma level – read below “Is this course right for me” or complete our ‘Diploma of Accounting Course Selection Tool’

View the Student Entry Procedure for VET Diploma Courses.

Student Resource Requirements

In order to study online with Forme Education, students need access to an internet connection and a PC or Mac.  Delivery of education will include video learning and live Skype sessions and will require a minimum of 4GB of data per month. Please ensure you have sufficient access to these learning resources prior to enrolling.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Forme fully supports Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), a process for giving students credit for skills, knowledge and experience already attained through working experience. Find out more about the RPL process by downloading our RPL Information.

Apply for recognition of prior learning at our RPL Application Form.

Quick Info

Dedicated Course Educator

5 Modules / 80 Week Program

11 Units of Competency over 5 Modules

Approx. 25hrs/week of study

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Modules of Learning

MODULE 1 - 16 Weeks

Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Prepare financial reports

MODULE 2 - 16 Weeks

Prepare tax documentation for individuals
Develop and use complex spreadsheets

MODULE 3 - 16 Weeks

Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
Implement and maintain internal control procedures

MODULE 4 - 16 Weeks

Provide financial and business performance information
Manage budgets and forecasts
Provide management accounting information

MODULE 5 - 16 Weeks

Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
Establish and maintain a payroll system

  • Full Qualification
    $3,950 Total Cost

    One on One Support

    Access to interactive videos

    Certificate on successful completion

    Unlimited access to learning materials

    Become job ready for your chosen career

    Payment plans available

    (Transaction fees may apply)

  • RPL Full Qualifcation
    $1,800 Total Cost

    One on One Support

    Get credit for your skills

    Certificate on successful completion

    Fast track your qualification and career

    Gap training available

    Payment plans available

    (Transaction fees may apply)

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Responsibility to our students starts here with a secure, interest- free payment solution – providing you a risk-free study pathway. Enrol and complete your online application for a convenient solution to paying your tuition fees.

Is this course right for me?

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Licensing & Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at this time.