Advanced Diploma of Accounting

National Code FNS60215 Available Campus
Course Code FNS60215R2-01V01
Qualification Advanced Diploma (NRT)
Industry Area Accounting And Finance
General Education
Training Package FNSR1.1 Financial Services
Course Brochure - PDF 1425KB

Nationally Recognised Training Nationally Recognised Training is available for this course       Government Subsidised Government Subsidised Training is available for this course       VET Student Loan VET Student Loan is available for this course


This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional identification. 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 Implementation Guide Companion Volume 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. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the Board.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

You will be required to show you have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete this qualification. If you have a Year 12 certificate or equivalent, that is enough. Otherwise, you may be asked to undertake an assessment before you enrol.

New enrolments

Select your preferred campus to enrol. If you would prefer to enrol in person, or online enrolment is not available for your course, please visit your chosen campus or call 131 674. See Enrolling and registering for more information on enrolling in a Government Subsidised course.

Please note that in addition to your formal training you may need to allow for additional study time. Your teacher will guide you in what is appropriate for you.


Subsidised fee

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.

To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled subsidised fee you must be an Australian or NZ citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder. You must also be over 15, no longer at school, and live or work in NSW. See our Smart and Skilled page for full details.

The subsidised fees shown below are indicative only. What you will actually pay depends on your individual circumstances.You will be able to estimate your fee before completing your application or enrolment.

Full fee

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

If you are granted recognition of prior learning or credit transfer for one or more units in this qualification, your student fee will be reduced.

For more information about eligibility, fees, payment plans, exemptions and concessions go to Fees and Financial Assistance.

Course related charges

You may be required to pay a course related charge in addition to the course fee. Course related charges cover the cost of materials, resources, equipment or services you may need to participate in your course.

Financial Assistance

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.

Early school leavers and TVET

Prospective students under 17 years of age who have not completed Year 10 or equivalent should go to the Early School Leavers page or contact their school. Prospective TVET students should contact their school regarding enrolling in this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

All students studying a nationally recognised qualification must have a Unique Student Identifier before enrolling. If you do not already have a USI, go to to create one.

International enrolment

This course is also available to international students. For more information see the International Students website.

Course outcomes

Career options

Finance Manager, Finance and Insurance Clerk, Accounts Clerk, Bookkeeper

TAFE NSW courses run only if there is sufficient demand and resources.

Course availability

Important Dates

This course is delivered online and supported by the flexible centre. The flexible centre is open one night and one afternoon a week to assist students if required. Otherwise the units can be completed at home. This course can be completed in 16 weeks with full time study. Attendance is required for final assessments. There will also be some tutorial sessions. For any further information email


For further information contact us on 131 674 or (02) 9942 0333.

Government Subsidised

Course Units
This course is studied online 7.5 hours a week over 32 weeks. Some extra time may be required for self-paced research. Information sessions will be held at 10:00am and 6:00pm on: 25th June 2018 and 24th July 2018. Students should only attend one session. Timetables and course information will be provided at the information session. If you are unable to attend please email
Commences 30 July 2018
Length 32 weeks, 7.5 hours per week
Subsidised fee $2,910.00
The fee shown is indicative only. Register your interest now for a personal eligibility and fee assessment.

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