Throughout this course, you will learn about accounting in large and small businesses, including spreadsheets, tax, legal essentials, accounting standards and financial management. Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills to work in the accounting sector of a large business or manage the finances of a small business. You will also be eligible to register with the Australian National Institute of Accountants.
This package offers a combination of theory, including current work practices and accounting regulations, and hands-on learning including preparing financial records and reports for simulated business situations.
The Diploma of Accounting package is comprised of three qualifications, for a total of two years study:
- Certificate III in Accounts Administration (6 months)
- Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (6 months)
- Diploma of Accounting (1 year)
Client Services Officer, Payroll Officer, Accountant, Book Keeper, Tax Agent.
Pathway to University
Students who complete the Diploma of Accounting package at TasTAFE can enter the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at the University of Tasmania.
Students who commence in February can receive one year of credit at the University of Tasmania to complete the Bachelor of Accounting in 2 years, for a total of 4 years of study (2 + 2).
Students who can commence in July can receive one semester of credit at the University of Tasmania to complete the Bachelor of Accounting in 2.5 years, for a total of 4.5 years of study (2 + 2.5).