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Accounting Principles Skill Set

The Accounting Principles Skill Set (FNSSS00014) delivered by Mentor Education is a nationally recognised course designed for individuals seeking to update their qualifications from previous Certificate IV Accounting and Bookkeeping training packages to gain entry into the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217). The Accounting Principles Skill Set is also suitable for individuals seeking direct entry into the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) without completing a Certificate IV in Accounting/Bookkeeping qualification.

The qualification comprises of core business units of competency covering disciplines including:

  • Processing financial transactions
  • Extracting interim reports
  • Creation and operation of a computer accounting system
  • Establishing and maintaining payroll systems
  • Completion of business activity statements

Mentor Education’s Accounting Principles Skill Set (FNSSS00014) is a nationally recognised qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.


Who Should Enrol?

The Accounting Principles Skill Set is suitable for individuals that may have completed older versions of the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or the Certificate IV in Accounting qualifications (FNS10 Training Package or earlier) that wish to update their qualification for entry to the new Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217).

The units of competency in this skill set also provide credit towards the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217) qualification.

Completion of the Accounting Principles Skill Set is an entry requirement of the Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) and is a partial entry requirement for Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217) qualification.

Skill Set Entry Requirements

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications. In order for participants to successfully complete this course, it is recommended they have an accounting or bookkeeping background, have completed previously an equivalent Certificate IV Accounting or Bookkeeping Course, have practical accounting or bookkeeping experience and have strong literacy and numeracy skills.

Assessment

To complete your assessment and meet the requirements for performance evidence, you may be required to undertake a combination of tasks. These can include:

Assessment may include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Long Answer Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Study and Scenario's
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research Tasks
  • Role Play

Examples of activities that can be allocated to students included in self-directed hours may be:

  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Webinars
  • Forums

Course Duration

The total course duration is 6 months.

Skillset Outline

Core units

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
  • Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
  • Establish and maintain payroll systems

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY OPTIONS: NATION-WIDE

Mentor Education specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.

Online
  • No hidden costs
  • Self-paced
  • Start anytime
  • Online assessment
  • 1300 phone support

$1,295.00



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