This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, such as Registered Accountants (i.e.Tax agents) and Specialised Accountants (i.e. Management Accountants).


  • Assistant Accountant
  • Banking Services Manager
  • Case Manager (Injury Management)
  • Case Manager (Personal Injury Management)
  • Client Adviser (Financial Markets)
  • Credit Manager
  • Disability Insurance Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Services (Loss Adjusting)
  • General Insurance Supervisor
  • Insurance Broking Team Leader
  • Life Insurance Team Leader
  • Personal Trustee
  • Risk Management Coordinator
  • Superannuation Adviser and Manager
  • Workplace Insurance Claims Manager


  • Duration: 8 terms (48 weeks)
  • Assessment: Assignments
  • Course fee: $5,600
  • Study mode: On Campus – 20 hours per week
  • Nationally recognised, Australian Qualifications Framework standards, CRICOS 089615M
  • Start date: at the beginning of each term


Academic (preferred):

  • Certificate IV in Accounting or Other relevant qualification
  • Completed Year 12 or overseas equivalent


  • Minimum score 5.5 or equivalent
  • English proficiency or intermediate level
  • Above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS


Module 1 – Corporate Accounting

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and report on a broad range of financial and business performance information. By analysing data students provide advice to their clients which include business viability and risk issues faced by the business.

Module 2 – Financial Control

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to review corporate governance requirements, implement operating procedures and monitor policy as well as understanding the delegations of authority and accountabilities. Students will also analyse operating and cost data, prepare budget reports and review the costs of products and services.

Module 3 – Law

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to research, analyse and apply legal principles to provide advice to clients on contract and consumer law issues.

Module 4 – Budgeting

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, document and manage budgets and forecasts, and includes forecasting estimates and monitoring budgeted outcomes. Students will also discuss the key purpose and objective of budgets and forecasts, including relevance of milestones and key performance indicators.

Module 5 – Taxation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare non-complex income tax returns for individuals in accordance with the law, students will gather and verify data, calculating taxable income and reviewing compliance requirements.

Module 6 – Workplace Relationships

This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.