Advanced Diploma of Accounting
The Advanced Diploma of Accounting course is designed to allow students to build on the knowledge they gained in their Diploma of Accounting, helping students acquire the professional knowledge and skills to understand managerial roles in the workplace, complete management reports, and operate at an advanced level of accounting.
- CRICOS CODE: 089989C
- Duration: 52 Weeks **
- Course fee: $12,000
- Intake: Monthly
- Timetable Sydney:
Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
- Timetable Melbourne:
Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
* Timetables are subject to change based on the number of students enrolled in ZBA courses.
Academic Entry Requirement:
Domestic or International students must have completed an FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting or completed the pre-requisite units.
For more information please download our Academic Entry Requirement Guide.
Alternative Academic Entry Requirements:
The alternative entry requirement for this qualification is the completion of all the core units from FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting and FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting.
English Language Requirements:
To gain entry into a course at Zenith Business Academy Pty Ltd you will need to demonstrate that you have met the required English language proficiency. The English language conversion table below is a general guide to the level of proficiency required for entry into the various award levels. English examination results are valid if no more than 2 years has elapsed between the final examination result date and the date of commencement of the study.
|Course||IELTS (Academic)||TOEFL (Internet)||TOEFL (Computer)||ELICOS level required for entry|
|Certificate||Overall Score 5.5, No band less than 5||Test score 70, No section score less than 18||Test Score 197, ER 4||EAP upper Intermediate, IELTS upper Intermediate, GE upper Intermediate|
|Diploma and Advanced Diploma||Overall Score 5.5, No band less than 5||Test score 70, No section score less than 18||Test Score 197, ER 4||EAP upper Intermediate, IELTS upper Intermediate, GE upper Intermediate|
Alternative English Entry Requirements:
Students may be accepted if they have successfully completed a Vocational qualification at a Diploma level or above in Australia, or can otherwise demonstrate the required minimum English proficiency.
Those who do not meet the English requirements can be referred to English Language Centre to complete Intensive Courses in English prior to commencing their award courses at Zenith Business Academy Pty Ltd. The length of these English courses varies, typically from 4 to 20 weeks. After completion of the ELICOS course, the students may be requested to sit for a Zenith Business Academy Pty Ltd placement test.
If an applicant has completed the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting at ZBA or completed the pre-requisite units, then they will be eligible for course credits for the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, which will reduce its duration (see here for details).
If an applicant has completed both the *FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting and *FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting at ZBA or completed the pre-requisite units, then they will be eligible for course credits for the FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting, which will reduce its duration (see below for details).
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|FNSACC604||Monitor corporate governance activities|
|FNSACC606||Conduct internal audit|
|FNSINC602||Interpret and use financial statistics and tools|
|FNSACC608||Evaluate organisation’s financial performance|
|FNSACC613||Prepare and analyse management accounting information|
|FNSACC601||Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|FNSACC501||Provide financial and business performance information|
|FNSACC502||Prepare tax documentation for individuals|
|FNSACC504||Prepare financial reports for corporate entities|
|FNSACC506||Implement and maintain internal control procedures|
|FNSACC507||Provide management accounting information|
|FNSBKG405||Establish and maintain a payroll system|
|FNSINC601||Apply economic principles to work in the financial service industry|
* Duration reduced to 52 weeks if the applicant has completed the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting and FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting.
¶ Credit will be given for these units if the applicant has completed the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting and FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting.