Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. 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 Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide 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, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

Location

Subject to variance depending on the time of enrolment

601 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Duration

62 weeks

Total Tuition Weeks

52 weeks

Delivery & assessment mode

Face-to-face, a combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Entry requirements

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent. (Subject to the assessment and approval of Baxter Institute Admission team.)
  • English requirements: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL PB 506, TOEFL IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 162
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR)
  • LLN Level 4
  • Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

Work-based training/ Work placement

NIL

Possible pathways for further study

A further learning pathway could be studied in relevant higher education programs (not offered at Baxter Institute)

Possible occupational outcomes

Accounts Manager, Office Manager, Payroll Manager, Business Analyst

Fees & Charges*

Offshore International Onshore International
Tuition fee $7,650 $6,500
Administration fee $200 $200
Materials fee $350 $350

*Tuition fees and other course-related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled. All equipment & resources are at the student's expense

Units of Competency

Core:

  • FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

Elective:

  • FNSACC610 Develop and implement financial strategies*
  • FNSACC608 Evaluate the organisation financial performance*
  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities*^
  • FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information*
  • FNSACC413 Make decisions in a legal context
  • FNSACC605 Implement organisational improvement programs
  • FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk*
  • FNSFMK505 Comply with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice
  • FNSORG602 Develop and manage financial systems
  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law^^
  • FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records*

^ Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law: FNSSS00008 Taxation Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation).

^^ Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in commercial law: FNSSS00005 Commercial Law for Tax Agents Skill Set.

* Units that have pre-requisite:

Unit in this qualification Prerequisite unit
FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC608 Evaluate the organisation financial performance FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC610 Develop and implement financial strategies FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
Duration
62 weeks
Full-time
Price
7,650 AUD
Offshore International: $7,650 Onshore International: $6,500
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