Diploma of Accounting

National Course Code
Study Area(s)
Course Length
6 months
Course Fees

Course structure

The course provides training in accounting procedures to assist senior accountants or undertake duties requiring the services of a professional accountant. Students will gain broad-based skills and knowledge in accounting specialisations, including corporate financial accounting, financial management, cost and management accounting, accounting systems and internal controls, and taxation.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
FNSACC511Provide financial and business performance information (FNSACC511)
FNSACC512Prepare tax documentation for individuals (FNSACC512)
FNSACC513Manage budgets and forecasts (FNSACC513)
FNSACC514Prepare financial reports for corporate entities (FNSACC514)
FNSACC516Implement and maintain internal control procedures (FNSACC516)
FNSACC517Provide management accounting information (FNSACC517)
BSBITU402 Develop And Use Complex Spreadsheets (BSBITU402)
FNSACC505Establish and maintain accounting information systems (FNSACC505)
FNSTPB504Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law (FNSTPB504)
BSBFIA401Prepare Financial Reports (BSBFIA401)
FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports (FNSACC311)


Major study areas

  • Accounting information systems
  • Management accounting
  • Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Financial management
  • Business computer applications
  • Business law
  • Corporate accounting
  • Business mathematics
  • Taxation

Books and Equipment (AUD$)

Approximately $1,700.

Annual Amenities Fee


  • Entry Requirements

    • Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher
    • English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalency
    Pre requisite
    • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting (099712E).

7 February 2022

11 July 2022

Term 1 31 January - 8 April
Holidays 9 April - 25 April
Term 2 26 April - 24 June
Holidays 25 June - 10 July
Term 3 11 July - 16 September
Holidays 17 September - 2 October
Term 4 3 October - 20 December

Classes will be scheduled 3 days per week between 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

Study pathways

Students can undertake further studies at the university level

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Assistant accountant (financial/costing)
  • Professional bookkeeper
  • Office Manager
  • Senior Financial Clerk


Apply now Or call +613 9279 2222 or email international@kangan.edu.au to apply.