Gold Coast Learning Centre

Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217)

Gold Coast Learning Centre

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100042

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities.

They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

The accounting services industry has grown over the past five years on the back of steady economic growth and increasing demand for industry-specific expertise. This makes it a solid choice that is likely to keep you gainfully employed from one financial year to the next.

Career Prospects

On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217), students may choose to enrol in a range of other Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications and University courses, or enjoy working in this field.

Possible job titles relevant to the Advanced Diploma of Accounting include:

  • BAS Agent
  • Office Manager
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Auditor
  • Finance Manager
  • Bookkeeper
  • Assistant Accountant

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Start date: Weekly
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)

Gold Coast Learning Centre

Levels 1–2, 18–22 Orchid Avenue
Gold Coast Queensland 4217

Entry criteria

The following Prerequisites are required to enrol in this course.

  • Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; or
  • Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; or
  • Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

International students must meet one of the following English language requirements:

  • Current Gold Coast Learning Centre students assessed at Intermediate level or higher;
  • The equivalent of Australian Secondary School Grade 10 English;
  • English proficiency level requirement of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent;
  • Or at the discretion of the Academic Management of Gold Coast Learning Centre.


Gold Coast Learning Centre
Levels 1–2, 18–22 Orchid Avenue
Gold Coast Queensland 4217