Diploma of Accounting
|Course Length:||1.5 years|
|Course Fees:||AUD $10,800 per year|
You are eligible if:
* you have successfully completed the Australian Year 12 or equivalent in your country
* you have achieved a minimum of either:
* IELTS 5.5 academic (no band score less than 5.0);
* TOEFL computer based 197 (minimum TWE 3.5);
* TOEFL internet based 71 (minimum 17 in all sections);
* PTE academic 43 (no score lower than 36); or
* Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 47.
Note: It is necessary to complete all core units from the Certificate IV in Accounting in order to enrol in (or be awarded) the Diploma of Accounting.
February and July
Books and equipment (AUD)
On completion of the diploma, graduates may continue their study in the Advanced Diploma of Accounting (074045G) at Kangan Institute.
On completion of the diploma, graduates may seek employment as an assistant accountant (financial/costing) or professional bookkeeper.
The duration of the Diploma of Accounting is typically 6 months (fulltime) however students completing both the Certificate III in Accounts Administration (074048E) and the Certificate IV (074047F ) in Accounting prior to the diploma qualification would take 1.5 years to complete all three qualifications.
Students commencing their accounting studies at the certificate IV level would typically take 1 year to complete both the certificate IV and diploma qualifications.
The diploma consists of 9 units and students will attend classes four days per week with approximately 20 to 25 hours of class participation. Classes may be scheduled any time between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.
The course includes lectures, classroombased teaching, practical demonstrations, self-paced learning, class discussions and field trips. Assessment includes periodic tests, assignments (both group and individual), classroom presentations, group work and observation
Major study areas
* Accounting information systems
* Management accounting
* Banking and finance
* Financial management
* Business computer applications
* Business law
* Corporate accounting
* Business mathematics
* Workplace relationships
Prepare financial reports
Design and produce business documents
Participate in OHS processes
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Make decisions in a legal context
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
Provide financial and business performance information
Prepare income tax returns for individuals
Manage budgets and forecasts
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
Provide management accounting information
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
Process business tax requirements
Establish and maintain accounting information systems