Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101611

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


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.

This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain occupational positions such as:

  • Accounts team leader
  • Payroll team leader
  • Assistant accountant


52 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)



Further training pathways from this qualification include:

  • FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting


Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • Accounts team leader
  • Payroll team leader
  • Assistant accountant

Units of study

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 11 units

6 core units plus 5 elective units.

Assessment Methods

MITT uses a range of assessment methods which may include:

  • Written assessment (open book)
  • Projects
  • Case study
  • Observation

Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.

For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.

Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of MITT’s reassessment policy.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,500 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fees: 500; Application Fees (Non-refundable): 250
Oct 2023 52 weeks
Full time
Mechanical Institute of Training and Technology
Level 1/113 Burgundy Street
Melbourne Victoria 3084

Entry criteria

The entry requirements for international students:

Must be 18 years old or over
Completed year 11 or equivalent

English requirements:

• must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or

• must have a TOEFL iBT score of 46 or

• must have a PTE Academic score of 42 or

• must have a Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 47 or

• must have an OET score of pass


Mechanical Institute of Training and Technology
Level 1/113 Burgundy Street
Melbourne Victoria 3084
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