Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.
If you have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving, a career in accounting could be perfect for you!
The accounting services industry has grown over the past five years creating employment opportunities for people with the right skills and qualifications across a wide range of businesses.
Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, and cost management, and provide advice on compliance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance.
The Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) is designed to give you the training and knowledge for a range of career pathways in the accounting, business and finance sectors. The course is nationally accredited and will give you some of the educational units required to become a registered Tax Agent.*
Our experienced teachers who are experts in their field will guide you through the program. You'll gain the skills and confident to perform a range of accounting services including:
- Providing financial and business performance information
- Preparing tax documentation for individuals
- Managing budgets and forecasts
- Preparing financial reports for corporate entitied
- Providing management and accounting information.
Satisfactory completion of this course entitles you to join the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), one of the three peak accounting bodies representing accountants in Australia.
Free TAFE and JobTrainer
You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible to study this course low-fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.
If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217).
Our partnerships with leading Australian universities entitle graduates of this course to earn credits towards a degree. Learn more about university pathways here.
Kangan Institute also offers the following accounting courses:
Our course experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.
* Visit the Australian Government Tax Practitioner Board website for more information about the eligibility requirements for becoming a Tax Agent.