Mentor Education (RTO 21683)
785 hours which will be delivered over 12 months
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Bookkeeper | Accounts Clerk | BAS Agent | Tax Agent
This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Study this Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) to validate your bookkeeping skills or kick-start your career in accounting.
Delivered online by Mentor Education, this diploma course is the educational requirement for anyone looking to progress further in their accounting career
During this course, you will gain a broad understanding of bookkeeping and accounting processes, including providing financial and business performance information, preparation tax documentation for individual and preparing and administering tax documentation for legal entities.
Completion of the following six units, or their equivalent, which constitute the requirements for the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set:
OR Completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent
OR Completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent.
In order for you to successfully complete this qualification, it is recommended that students have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills, MYOB installed on their computer, Microsoft Excel installed on their computer, access to a reliable high-quality internet connection and literacy/numeracy skills.
Versions of MYOB are available for both Windows-based computers and Mac-based computers, however - it is recommended that students have access to a Windows-based computer and Microsoft Excel, making it easier to follow the Windows-based examples and instructions
1 Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in Australian taxation law: FNSSS00008 Taxation Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation).
2Unit included in the Tax Practitioners Board approved course in commercial law: FNSSS00005 Commercial Law for Tax Agents Skill Set.
* Prerequisite units of competency - Unit(s) of competency are not to be commenced until their prerequisite(s) has been completed and the student is deemed competent.
As a student of Mentor Education, you’ll receive access to an experienced financial adviser Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm by telephone and email, so you’re always assured of timely feedback and assistance.
Students of this program will also benefit from complementary inclusion of Mentor Education’s Career Pathway Program. This comprehensive suite of career-building tools includes a 12-month professional development subscription, association membership and regular updates on industry news and events.
"As a result of completing my Diploma with Mentor Education, I have obtained work at Health Super Financial Planning as a client services officer, with a view to becoming a paraplanner or financial planner in the long term."
"The reason I chose Mentor Education was that I had previously looked at my training options online, and determined that Mentor Education would adequately cover all of my requirements. The end result is a new position with another bank under a role I really enjoy and one that required the diploma qualification."
"I wanted to express how I thoroughly enjoyed the Diploma of Financial Planning. The course was challenging yet rewarding and provided an extremely accurate measure of what financial advice is like in the outside world. Your staff are very encouraging and provide fantastic feedback. It was a pleasure doing the course through Mentor Education and I wouldn’t hesitate to complete further education through your organisation."
"Within a week of having completed my course, even before I got my certificate, I got a job with ANZ as a financial planning associate. I must say that Mentor Education has a very good reputation in the industry."
"I have received a job offer and I do appreciated your support and trust. Thanks once again!"
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) from Mentor Education.
Mentor Education's Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) is a nationally recognised qualification from the Financial Services Training Package which complies with the Australian Qualifications Framework standard.
with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and/or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and free of charge.
Institute of Certified Bookkeepers student membership
You will have the option to receive a complimentary 2-year Student Membership to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, valued at $120. This entitles you to the following services with the ICB:
Institute of Public Accountants student membership
As part of your Institute of Public Accountants student membership you will have access to the following benefits:
Once you have completed your studies you will have a chance to upgrade your student membership to become a Graduate Associate of the IPA.
Wondering where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Accountant, Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Assistant Accountant
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