FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting


Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting

Qualification Description:

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

This qualification includes units that comprise an approved Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) course in Australian taxation law and commercial law, which are relevant for registration as a tax agent. Persons seeking registration with the TPB should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

Qualification Requirements: Total number of units = 11

• 7 core units, plus

• 4 elective units

Delivery Mode/s:

Zoom online-based face to Face blended learning -online (Moodle) Check the timetable with student services.

Units of Competency:

Core Units:

BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information

FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts

FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information

Elective Units

BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

FNSACC505 Establish and maintain accounting information systems

FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities*1

FNSACC607 Evaluate business performance*

Entry Requirements: Prior to commencing this qualification an individual must have completed the following units of competency (or equivalent).

FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports (this unit is the equivalent version of BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports).

These competencies may have been achieved through completion of the following (or their equivalent):

FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set


FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.


Upon successful completion of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Accounting FNS50222, you may enrol in our Bachelor of Accounting, where you will receive credit for 8 subjects, equivalent to one year.

Career Opportunities:

Payroll Officer


Tax Specialist

Financial Analyst


Accounting Clerk

Account Manager