Course Description

This dual qualification will teach you the foundations of general accounting, bookkeeping and payroll, before moving into advanced accounting and taxation. You will graduate with a strong general accounting skillset, as well as a tax specialisation.

The course is perfect if you already have some experience with finance and accounting, as it will build on your existing knowledge and give you advanced skills and the qualification you need to get ahead in your career.

Why study this course?

  • We’re committed to your career – if you haven’t achieved the career outcome you hoped for 6 months after graduating, we’ll give you another course to ensure you get the extra skills you need to succeed.
  • This Pathway program provides you with two qualifications, a FNS50615 Diploma of Accounting (specialising in Tax) & FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting (specialising in Tax). This means that you’ll master basic, intermediate and advanced accounting practices— which will help to broaden your career options.
  • During your advanced tax specialist online course, you will receive memberships with leading industry bodies including the Association of Accounting Technicians Australia and The Tax Institute.
  • The dual qualification looks great to potential employers, while the tax specialisation makes you extremely employable.
  • Graduating from this advanced pathway can help open the doors to university study.
  • Assessments in this course are built around a simulated work environment. This ensures that you are able to apply your learning to real-world situations.
  • Studying online with Open Colleges puts you in control of your learning. You choose when and where you study, and make your way through the course at your own pace.