Diploma Accounting – FNS50210

download buttonThis qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:

  • preparing tax returns
  • developing business plans
  • maintaining internal control systems
  • EFT/e-business
  • reporting on business performance
  • preparing management accounting reports
  • introducing and maintaining accounting systems
  • preparing financial statements for a reporting entity


9 Total number of units

6 Industry core units
3 Elective units

  • One(1) of the required electives units must be selected from the elective bank below and
  • the remaining (2) electives may be selected from the elective bank below or from other units aligned to Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications in the FNS10 Financial Services Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course


Qualification Rules

Entry requirements are:

The entry requirement for this qualification is completion of the 9 units which comprise the core from the FNS40610 Certificate IV in Accounting Or

Completion of the 10 units which comprise the core of the FNS40604 Certificate IV in Accounting.

The entry requirement can be met by evidence of equivalent competency to either of the above through recognition of prior learning (RPL).


Industry Core Units:
FNSACC501A Provide financial and business performance information

FNSACC502A Prepare income tax returns for individuals

FNSACC503A Manage budgets and forecasts

FNSACC504A Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

FNSACC506A Implement and maintain internal control procedures

FNSACC507A Provide management accounting information


Elective Units (must have one of)
BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets

FNSACC607A Evaluate business performance

BSBWOR401A Effective Workplace Relationships


Additional Elective Units
FNSACC403A Make decisions in a legal context

FNSACC403B Prepare operational budgets

FNSACC404A Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

FNSACC406A Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

FNSBKG404A Carry out business activity and installment activity statement tasks

FNSBKG405A Establish and maintain a payroll system


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