Kent Institute Australia | Course Diploma of Accounting
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FNS50217: Diploma of Accounting


National code: FNS50217
CRICOS code: 098586C



Course Overview


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.


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: 60 weeks
Study options: Full time study only.
Campus: Sydney
International applicants: Yes




2019 Course fee: AUD $7,500 (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 FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of the FNSSS00014 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

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