FNS50217 Accounting, Advanced Diploma | Online | Open Colleges | Australia
Advanced Diploma Online

FNS50217 Accounting

18 months
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FNS50217 Accounting at Open Colleges  will provide you with practical training in the many areas of the accounting discipline.


FNS50217 Accounting at Open Colleges is highly useful for employees who currently need to perform accounting duties in their day-to-day, such as introducing and maintaining accounting systems, reporting on business performance, and preparing financial statements. But it is also a great choice for those looking to launch their career in accounting as it will help you develop job-ready skills and knowledge, so you can hit the ground running.

Potential career outcomes

  • Accounting Manager
  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Controller

Programme Structure

What do you learn in this course

  • Build up a strong knowledge base of the fundamentals of working in financial services. This will provide a solid foundation to work from for those new to the industry, and help to expand upon existing knowledge for those with previous experience.
  • Understand how to navigate complex spreadsheet software to financial performance information.
  • You'll gain the skills and knowledge to prepare financial forecasts and projections whilst managing budgets.
  • You'll also learn how to apply economic principals to work in the financial services industry.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You can enroll in the majority of our courses, and start studying, anytime you like. There's no need to wait for a certain date or a new semester to start.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

There are training package entry requirements for FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting. To be able to enter this qualification learners must have completed one of the following:

  • Completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set;


  • Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent;


  • Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent;


  • Completion of FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or equivalent;


  • Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent;

Technological requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills.

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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