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Accounting Short Courses in Australia under P250,000

Did you study or planning to study accounting? Check out these affordable and high quality accountancy short courses offered by Australian institutions.

1. Diploma of Accounting - TAFE NSW Institutes

Estimated course fee: P169,741

Duration: 2 years

Location: Strathfield

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Know more here.

2. Diploma of Accounting - Chisholm Institute of TAFE

Estimated course fee: P200,494

Locations: Dandenong, Berwick

When studying this course, you will develop advanced skills in areas such as income tax, management accounting, budgeting and forecasting, performance analysis, financial reporting and leadership. Once you complete this Chisholm course, you’ll qualify to be accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Know more here.

3. Diploma of Accounting - Holmesglen Institute of TAFE

Estimated course fee: P214,416

Duration: 6 months

Location: Chadstone

The Diploma of Accounting will give you a strong working knowledge of the principles of accounting, tax, finance, statistics and law as they apply to the accounting profession, as well as the broader Australian business environment. You will gain knowledge and skills in practical accounting applications to gain employment in entry level accounting positions. Know more here.

4. Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping - Sydney Business and Travel Academy

Estimated course fee: P220,169

Duration: 1 year

Location: Sydney

You will learn a range of tasks such as how to use MYOB which is the most well-known computerized accounting system, manual accounting system, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger, tax and payroll, learn to prepare BAS and other financial statements and also meet the educational requirements for BAS Agent registration. Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification. Know more here.

5. Advanced Diploma of Accounting - TAFE South Australia

Estimated course fee: P224,184

Duration: 1 semester

Location: Adelaide

This course covers knowledge and skills in accounting, tax, finance, statistics, marketing and law as they apply to the accounting profession, as well as to the broader Australian business environment. To complete the qualification, you are required to complete all 3 core units and 11 elective units. Know more here.

6. Diploma of Accounting - Government Education and Training International-Tasmania

Estimated course fee: P227,530

Duration: 21 weeks

Locations: Launceston, Hobart

This course builds on previous experience and qualifications by extending financial reporting to cover a reporting entity in accordance with accounting standards, income tax law, management accounting and financial management principles. The qualification is designed to provide skills for a person typically employed as an Office Manager, Senior Clerical Officer or Assistant Accountant. This course is appropriate for people to work in larger businesses with more responsibility in the accounting and financial area. Know more here.

7. Advanced Diploma of Accounting - Canberra Institute of Technology

Estimated course fee: P229,203

Duration: 6 months

Location: Reid

CIT’s Accounting qualifications will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in a variety of finance jobs, ranging from administrative or budget officer, to advanced roles in the banking and financial industries. Gain work experience with a guaranteed industry placement organized by CIT (1 day a week for 17 weeks). Graduates from this program will be ready to embark on, or continue with, successful careers in both the private and public sectors. Know more here.

8. Diploma of Accounting - Melbourne Polytechnic

Estimated course fee: P232,616

Duration: 6 months

Location: Preston

If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career. Our course provides you with the critical skills and knowledge you need to become a registered tax agent and an assistant accountant. It also provides an alternate pathway to the Bachelor of Accounting for students who have not completed secondary schooling in Australia. Know more here.

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