Advanced Diploma of Accounting


Are you looking to broaden your career prospects in the accounting industry? Or are you already working in the field and want to gain a professional qualification?

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215) will give you the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills in commercial governance, financial performance and basic accounting principles.

This online course means you can tailor your studies to suit your needs, and maintain outside commitments while completing your diploma.

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Assistant Accountant

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants.


No prerequisites for this course.
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.



Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 18 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 9 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 18 months.
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By assignments & tests
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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Payment options

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12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Preparing financial reports and operational budgets
  • Managing budgets and forecasts
  • Implementing and maintain internal control procedures
  • Monitoring corporate governance activities

Course structure

14 units

Core units

  1. FNSINC601 - Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

  2. BSBITU402 - Develop & use complex spreadsheets

  3. FNSACC609 - Evaluate financial risk

  4. FNSACC608 - Evaluate organisation's financial performance

  5. FNSACC506 - Implement & maintain internal control procedures

  6. FNSINC602 - Interpret & use financial statistics & tools

  7. FNSACC604 - Monitor corporate governance activities

  8. FNSACC613 - Prepare & analyse management accounting information

  9. BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports

  10. FNSACC404 - Prepare financial statements for-non reporting entities

  11. FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions & extract interim reports

  12. FNSACC501 - Provide financial & business performance information

  13. FNSACC504 - Provide financial reports for corporate entities

  14. FNSACC507 - Provide management accounting information

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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