Designed for aspiring accounting managers and assistant accountants. Prepare complex reports and evaluations to deliver critical results for your company and clients, and earn credit toward a TAFE NSW degree study pathway.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop and manage financial systems
Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
Monitor corporate governance activities
Evaluate financial risk in an organisation
Influence critical business decisions
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Learn in simulated environments or your real workplace
Skills to research and analyse data to provide recommendations and insights to your organisation
The ability to discuss data and influence business decisions
Confidence to develop financial forecasts for simulated clients
Eligibility to be recognised as a Registered Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board
Articulation pathways into a degree
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
You have achieved both a Statement of Attainment in Accounting Principles Skill Set and a Statement of Attainment in Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set as evidenced by a copy of your transcript or certificate OR
You have achieved a Diploma of Accounting as evidenced by a copy of your transcript or certificate
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience preparing financial reports
An analytical and strategic mind
Strong attention to detail
The ability to see patterns
A logical nature
Outstanding communication skills
The confidence to work autonomously and as part of a team
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Accountants (General) provide services relating to compliance-based financial reporting, auditing, insolvency and accounting information systems, and advise on associated record-keeping requirements.
Other jobs include: Accounting manager and Assistant accountant
Work functions associated with this qualification are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website for information on specific regulations. Some units in this qualification meet the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) education requirements. This means you can register as a Tax Agent or Advisor under Australian taxation law, or as a Tax Agent under commercial law. If TPB registration is your goal, please check with your campus before enrolling to ensure it delivers the units you need.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 3 core and 11 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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