Course Description

Take the next step in your accounting career by getting the advanced professional knowledge and practical skillset that you need to move into senior and solo financial services roles, with Open Colleges’ General Accounting Pathway (FNS50615 Diploma of Accounting and FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting).

This dual qualification pathway will teach you the foundations of general accounting, bookkeeping and payroll, before moving on to more advanced technical, legal and managerial skills and knowledge. As a result, you graduate with a well-rounded education and the hands-on skills to walk confidently into senior accounts roles.  

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. 
  • You will graduate with two qualifications: a FNS50615 Diploma of Accounting and FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting. These advanced accounting programs will widen your career options and open up opportunities for job progression into senior and solo roles within a number of financial services sectors.
  • As an Open Colleges’ student you will receive memberships with leading industry bodies including the Association of Accounting Technicians Australia and The Tax Institute.
  • This online Accounting pathway program provides you with advanced skills across a number of financial services, including accounting, payroll and bookkeeping. This will make you employable in a numerous fields and businesses.
  • Graduating from this advanced Pathway can help open the doors to university study.
  • Assessments in this pathway program are designed to simulate a real work environment. This means that you get to put your knowledge to practical use, and develop skills that you can apply to the workplace immediately.
  • Open Colleges’ flexible online study puts you in control. You choose when and where you study, and make your way through the course at your own pace.