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Diploma of Accounting

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Tax Agent, Bookkeeper, Payroll Officer, Management Accountant, Cost Accountant, Financial Accountant

Diploma of Accounting

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    Diploma of Accounting Course Options

    Option 1

    Interested in taking your accounting career to the next level?  Enrol in Diploma of Accounting*.

    Sale Price $1,200 (upfront payment); or $1,450 (with payment plan option) RRP $1,990

    Option 2

    Aspiring to be a Tax Agent? Enrol in Diploma of Accounting* with Tax Law (TPB approved).

    Sale price $ 2,150 (with payment plan option) RRP $ 2,700

    Option 3

    Do not hold pre-requisites qualification/s? Enrol in Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law (dual qualification).

    Sale price $ 2750 (with payment plan option) RRP $ 3,500

    *Diploma of Accounting - Entry Requirements

    To be eligible to enrol in the Diploma of Accounting, participants should have completed any one of the following qualifications:

    If you do not hold any of the above-mentioned pre-requisites qualifications, then we invite you to enrol in Option 3 – Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law (TPB Approved).

    Course Overview

    If you aspire to be an accountant then this course is a perfect way to start an accounting career path as it covers many of the fundamental accounting skills, manual accounting procedures that facilitate an understanding of the computer accounting environment, as well as planning, gathering and analyzing financial information.

    This is a concise, all-round course, which will allow you to move and work in the accounting industry. This Nationally Recognised qualification will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake operational reporting, prepare management reports, perform financial calculations, prepare individual tax returns, manage budgets and forecasts and provide management accounting information.

    Our trainers are highly experienced accounting industry experts and have a genuine passion for sharing and imparting their knowledge and skills. The accounting industry is an exciting and growing industry globally with many rewarding career opportunities. Our course prepares you for the accounting industry, meets the education standards prescribed by the Tax Practitioner’s Board (TPB) and leading accounting associations in Australia. The Tax units included as part of the course are TPB approved!

    At Heed Education, we offer nationally recognised qualifications at an affordable cost in a flexible learning environment. Our mission is to impart learner with career-oriented and job-related skills that will allow them to meet the industry needs. Learners will have access to world-class technologies for accessing online learning platform. Our educator support is untiring and unlimited via a range of mediums.

    Heed Education offers this course Australia wide, including New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania.

    Course Features

    Qualification Code and Name
    FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
    Course Duration
    24 Months
    Delivery Method
    Online
    Recognition
    Assessments
    Case studies, written question and answers, exam, projects, role plays, reports, third party report, observation, skill and knowledge tests.
    Awarded By
    Heed Education (RTO#45064)

    Entry requirements

    Requirement #1

    For direct entry into the Diploma of Accounting, participants should have completed any one of the following qualifications:

    All enrolling participants who have completed the above-mentioned qualifications shall be requested to share a copy of the transcript/statement of attainment prior to enrolment. This will also assist with determining the credit transfer accurately.

     

    Requirement #2

    Students should hold one of the following:

    • Australian citizenship
    • Australian permanent residency
    • A valid visa for domestic study without study limitations

     

    Requirement #3

    Before the commencement of the course, students shall be requested by Heed Education to complete a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) online test along with a Work Health and Safety Assessment.

    Minimum Age

    Minimum age entry requirement is 15 years.

    Computer specification and requirement

    To complete an online self-paced course (distance learning environment), student will require the following resources:

    • A functional computer/laptop (Windows or Mac**) with currently supported version of Windows or Mac Operating System;
    • Computer/laptop installed Microsoft office 2010 or above;
    • In-built speaker & microphone or external headsets;
    • Internet;
    • Smartphone.

    **Mac users: For MYOB related units, students will need to install and use ‘Parallels’ or similar software i.e. an emulator installed to allow the Mac to run Windows programs as data files are supplied in Windows format.

    Computer/Digital skills

    A significant portion of the course is completed through online learning hence students are expected to have the following computer/digital skills:

    • File Management: create and manage computer files (Microsoft Office, PDF documents, audio, video files etc.) including how to find, download, copy, rename, recover, print, scan and organize your files;
    • Use of internet and email (including selecting and using web browsers, and using email);
    • Use of cloud storage solutions (For e.g. Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive).

    Please note Heed Education staff are not able to provide technical support regarding system setting and essential computer management and maintenance tasks.

    Textbook requirements

    Textbooks are required to be purchased from the nominated suppliers to complete a course with Heed Education. The total cost will vary depending on following factors:

    • Personalised training plans and unit allocation as some of our diploma/Cert IV units do not require a textbook purchase.
    • Choice of e-text or textbook (hard copy).

    Average cost per textbook is $35. Textbook purchase information (discount codes, supplier detail etc.) is provided at the time of enrolment.

    Students are provided access to the learning support material, assessment and any supporting documents with supplementary information via online learning platform upon enrolment.

    Exam for TPB approved units

    Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved units include an exam component, which needs to be independently supervised. Students are required to arrange for an independent supervisor.

    If a student is unable to arrange an exam supervisor, then Heed Education can arrange supervision via their virtual classroom e.g. Zoom/Click Meetings. An additional cost may apply. Kindly refer to the Additional Fees and Charges section in the Student Handbook.

    The supervisor can be a person of responsibility e.g. a Justice of the Peace, Practicing Accountant (CA/CPA/registered BAS/Tax Agent), Police Officer, Doctor, Nurse, Lawyer, Trainer and Assessor/teacher etc. The supervisor MUST NOT be a family member, friend, reside with the student or have a close personal or professional relationship with the student.

    To nominate an exam supervisor:

    • the student selects and arranges to nominate a supervisor.
    • student arranges for mutually suitable date/time for their exam with the nominated supervisor;
    • both the student and the supervisor complete the Exam Supervisor Nomination Form (available in the Learning Management system); and
    • student submits the completed Exam Supervisor Nomination Form to Heed Education via email (info@heededucation.com.au) at least one week PRIOR to the exam date.

    Exam conditions:

    • Time allowed: 3 hours for each unit exam.
    • Exam format: The exam is in the format of an online test that contains a mix of short answer questions, multiple-choice and calculation questions (similar to assessment questions.
    • Permitted materials: Student is permitted to use all the unit resources during their exam e.g., textbooks (electronic or book form), notes, calculators, stationery, computer/laptop, internet access.

    Exams must be completed within the course duration.

    Diploma of Accounting

    Unit code Unit name Elective (E)/Core (C)
    FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information C
    FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals C
    FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts C
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities C
    FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures C
    FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information C
    FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry E
    BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets E
    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports E
    BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations E
    FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law E

    Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law

    Unit code Unit name Elective (E)/Core (C)
    FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information C
    FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals C
    FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts C
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities C
    FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures C
    FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information C
    FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities E
    FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law E
    FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry E
    BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets E
    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports E

    Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law

    Unit code Unit name Elective (E)/Core (C)
    FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system C
    FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry C
    FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports C
    FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers C
    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports C
    FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements C
    FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems C
    FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts C
    FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities C
    FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information C
    FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures C
    FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information C
    FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals C
    FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities E
    FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law E

    Training for the following skills is included if the participant opts for Option 3 – Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting Tax Law:

    • Xero accounting software.
    • MYOB accounting software.

    Students also have the option to complete their training using Xero accounting software only.

    Access to Xero & MYOB accounting software (student edition) included as part of the course.

    The payment of course fees can be made to Heed Education via:

    Option 1: Instalments payable via Direct Deposit (EFT) or Credit/Debit card*

    The following table contains the course cost payable in instalments via Direct Deposit (EFT) or Credit/Debit card*:

    Course Name Diploma of Accounting
    (RRP $1,990)
    Diploma of Accounting + Tax Law
    (RRP $2,700)
    Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law
    (RRP $3,500)
    Total Course Cost (Sale Price)  $1,200  $2,150  $2,750
    Upfront payment  $1,200  $1,500  $1,500
    First instalment payable in 2 months from enrolment  –  $650  $1,250

     

    Option 2: Instalments payable via Direct Debit

    The following table contains the course cost payable in 48 weekly instalments via Direct Debit.

    Course Name Diploma of Accounting
    (RRP $1,990)
    Diploma of Accounting + Tax Law
    (RRP $2,700)
    Accounting Principles Skill Set + Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law
    (RRP $3,500)
    Total Course Cost (Sale Price) without direct debit charge  $1,200  $2,150  $2,750
    Total Course Cost (Sale Price) with direct debit charge  $1,450  $2,400  $3,000
    Initial Deposit  $500  $500  $500
    Remaining balance to be paid in 48 weekly payments  $950  $1,900  $2,500
    Instalment per week  $20  $40  $52

     

    Under Option 2:

    • A deposit of $500 is required at the commencement of the course.
    • A fee of $250 is added to the course cost.
    • Balance payment is made in 48 equal weekly instalments.
    *An additional 3% surcharge on Credit/Debit card payment is applicable for option 1.

    You are invited to like our Facebook page @Heededucation for announcements on workshops and webinars on accounting, bookkeeping and business topics conducted by industry experts. 

    Look forward to meeting you there!

    Want to be a Tax Agent? Heed Education’s Diploma of Accounting with Tax Law for tax agents includes valuable skill sets to give you a head start in the accounting and taxation industry. Start your tax career!

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