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Offering Info

Diploma of Accounting

  • National Course Code: FNS50217
  • TAFE NSW code: FNS50217-01V02-20BLT-103

Location – Blacktown

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

21

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of 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 provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;
OR
Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;
OR
Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:

  • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set
  • Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent
  • Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, please attend any one of the information sessions below:

Monday, 9 December 2019, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm

Location: Blacktown TAFE South Campus, Corner of Main Street and Newton Rd, Blacktown, Building C, Level 1, Room C1.03

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 21 hours of class, 4 days a week for 18.

You may also be required to complete approximately 14.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including prescribed research and activities and prescribed reading and activities.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are looking to take their career in finance further.

Our Diploma in Accounting will give you the real-world, hands-on experience you need to change careers or gain promotion. After you successfully complete this nationally recognized accounting qualification you can apply to be recognised as a Registered Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 2 pm to 5 pm; Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm and Wednesday from 9 am to 12 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.

To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:

  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.

If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20BLT00239 Diploma of Accounting-UOS1 03 Feb 2020 09 Apr 2020 02 Mar 2020 $950.00
20BLT00248 Diploma of Accounting-UOS2 23 Mar 2020 07 May 2020 06 Apr 2020 $950.00
20BLT00251 Diploma of Accounting-UOS3 27 Apr 2020 19 Jun 2020 01 Jun 2020 $950.00

ENROL NOW:

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information
Elective Units
Number Title
FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Blacktown
Main Street , Blacktown
Phone 131 601

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