Diploma of Accounting

dip accounting
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Deepening
Course Location
Course Duration
Full Time: 18 months
Part Time: 18-24 months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
Online; Full time; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Part Time:
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing
Enquiries for all campuses
Phone: (03) 5622 8500
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: warrecept@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Take your career to the next level by learning advanced accounting concepts. This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries.

 It contributes to, but does not encompass educational requirements for providing Tax agent services.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Accounting assistant

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of the 9 core units from FNS40610, Certificate IV in Accounting or
  • Completion of the 10 core units from FNS40604, Certificate IV in Accounting.
  • RPL in either of these qualifications is recognised as entry requirements to the Diploma of Accounting.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Opportunities For Further Study

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
Provide financial and business performance information
Prepare legally compliant tax returns for individual
Manage budgets and forecasts
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
Implement and maintain internal control procedures
Provide management accounting information
Elective Units
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance
FNSACC607A Evaluate business performance
FNSTPB501A Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law