Course details

CRICOS course code: 098586C

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


Diploma of Accounting 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.

Exit pathways:

  • FNS60217: Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Accounting


  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios - Problem Solving, Practical Activities, Oral Presentation, Multiple Choice Quiz, Written Portfolio, Projects, Reports, Practical Observations.

Course Units

DAC217A - Tax Documentation A

  • FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

DAC217B - Tax Documentation B

  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

DAC317 - Budgets and Forecasts:

  • FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts

DAC717 - Consumer and Contract Law:

  • FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law

DAC817 - Corporation and Trust Law:

  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

DAC917 - Property Law:

  • FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law

DAC1017 - Financial Statistics:

  • FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

DAC117 - Business Performance:

  • FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information

DAC417 - Corporate Reports:

  • FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

DAC517 - Internal Control Procedures:

  • FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

DAC617 - Management Accounting:

  • FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
6,700 Per Year
Read moreTuition Fee: 6,700; Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): 250. (This fee is for 2022 and it may subject to change for the coming year.)
09 Oct 2023
08 Jan 2024
1.2 years
Read more5 terms

Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 10, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic requirement

Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or other equivalent qualification; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or other equivalent qualification; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or other equivalent qualification ; OR
  • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set

English requirement

International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent; PTE Academic (Pearson) - Overall score of 42 (with 35 or more in all communicative scores); TOEFL IBT (Internet based) - Overall score of 46 (Writing/Speaking of 15+ and Reading/Listening of 7+); Cambridge CAE & CPE - 162+.


Kent Institute Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 11, 10 Barrack Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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