Diploma of Accounting


  • Course Code FNS50215
  • Duration 26 weeks (22 weeks of study, 4 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Thursday and Friday (8.45am—5.00 pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date 10/07/17, 02/10/17

Course Outline

Our Diploma of Accounting will provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge to ensure you are able to provide exceptional and professional accounting services in the financial sector. This qualification will teach you how to prepare tax documentation for individuals and corporate entities, lead effective workplace relationships as well as how to implement and maintain internal control procedures. This qualification can lead to accounting roles such as:

  • Tax Accountant
  • Government Finance Services
  • Cost Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Operational Accountant

*Please note all WAIFS courses are offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course can be assessed via RPL, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Certificate IV in Accounting (or equivalent).

    IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent).

  • Pathways/Articulation

    After achieving the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, you may undertake the FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or a range of other Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree qualifications. You may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification.

    On completion, you will also be eligible to gain membership with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) – the membership body of choice for accountants.

    For more detailed information about this course, please contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $4,950.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $3,500.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

    *** This course is eligible for funding. Please refer to Future Skills WA.