FNS60215 – Advanced Diploma of Accounting

FNS60215 – Advanced Diploma of Accounting




Course Description

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.

This course gives you the opportunity to gain employment in the Financial Services industry or other industry in various finance or accounting roles. Upon completing this course, you will gain the skills to work in senior accounting roles and seek professional identifications.


Course Structure

The 14 units of competency in this course will be delivered over a period 104 weeks with 32 weeks holidays, consisting of 2 – 3 days per week of classroom based face-to-face learning (20 hours per week) to ensure full competency.

This is equivalent to 1440 hrs of training over a period of two years in 12 terms. Each term consists of 6 weeks.

Following 14 units need to be completed. These include 3 cores and 11 electives as per training package requirements:

Unit Code Unit Name Classification
FNSACC604 Monitor corporate governance activities Core
FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry Core
FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools Core
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Elective
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Elective
FNSACC504 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities Elective
FNSACC502 Prepare tax documentation for individuals Elective
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities Elective
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Elective
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage finances Elective
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBMKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives Elective
BSBMKG603 Manage the marketing process Elective


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements into this qualification. NCCS enrolment requirements are following:



Students will be provided with access to the following resources required to complete the qualification successfully upon enrolment:


Assessment Methods

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. For more information, see our current policies and procedures at nccs.nsw.edu.au


Future Pathway

Students who complete this qualification can continue their studies by advancing to higher education qualifications.

Those who wish to use the skills gained in the qualification in the work place can find themselves moving into roles such as:


Course Fee

$200.00          Enrolment Fee (non-refundable)

$12,000.00    Tuition Fee (Paid over 8 instalments)

$400.00          Material Fee (Paid over 8 instalments)


Other Information

Before enrolment, each student should ensure they meet the following requirements:


Copyright © 2017 New Cambridge College Sydney Inc, ABN: 44 928 033 266, RTO No: 91438, CRICOS Provider No: 03015B, Level 3, 770-772 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000. This information is current at the time of publication. For updated information, email us at info@nccs.nsw.edu.au.