Kent Institute Australia | FNS60217: Advanced Diploma of Accounting
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FNS60217: Advanced Diploma of Accounting


National code: FNS60217
CRICOS code: 098587B



Course Overview


Advanced Diploma of Accounting reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.


Quick Guide


Start dates and intakes:

  • 4th February, 2019
  • 4th March, 2019
  • 22nd April, 2019
  • 20th May, 2019
  • 8th July, 2019
  • 5th August, 2019
  • 23rd September, 2019
  • 21st October, 2019
  • 6th January, 2020

Course duration: 82 weeks
Study options: Full time study only.
Campus: Sydney
International applicants: Yes




2019 Course fee: AUD $9,000 (Learn more about Fees)
Scholarships available: No
Study requirements: Full-time (20 hours per week) using blended mode (face-to-face and online) Note: Excludes Self Study for assessment tasks.
Academic requirement: Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting; OR
  • Successful completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set

(Learn more about the ways you can meet this criteria by viewing our Academic Entry Equivalencies)
English requirement: International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent.

(Learn more about the ways you can meet this criteria by viewing our English Language Proficiency Requirements)
Exit pathways:



  • 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

    ADAC1117 – Corporate Governance:

    • FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

    ADAC1217 – Economic Principles:

    • FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

    ADAC1317 – Tax Plans And Obligations:

    • FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

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