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Advanced Diploma of Accounting: You will need textbooks to complete this course. Some units require textbooks and these may range from $30 - $100 each.

National Course Code: FNS60217

TAFE NSW Course Number: FNS60217-01V01

Nominal Hours: 420

Indicative Cost: $2,910

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • VET Student Loans Available

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This qualification 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.
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.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set;

Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting;

Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

Prospective learners should ideally have completed either: 1. both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set
Or 2. FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Tax agent, accounts managers business analysts

FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports
FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation's financial performance
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information
FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:


Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

The indicative cost of this course is $2,910.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship.

For further information on fees and charges please see

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
19OTE03505UOS 1 - Advanced Diploma of Accounting1 Jul 201928 Feb 20202 Sep 2019$970
19OTE03510UOS 2 - Advanced Diploma of Accounting1 Jul 201930 Oct 20204 May 2020$970
19OTE03514UOS 3 - Advanced Diploma of Accounting1 Jul 201930 Jun 20214 Jan 2021$970

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

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility 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.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 601.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To apply for this course please click on the Apply Now button. You may also apply over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601.

19OTE-020 S:1/7/2019 E:30/6/2021 D:730

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