Kingston Institute Australia

National code: FNS60217; CRICOS code: 097442E

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

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Entry Requirements

English language/literacy/numeracy requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  1. either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or 65 score in TOEFL or equivalent; Results older than two years are not acceptable, or
  2. to provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

Academic requirements

For entry into this qualification, both domestic and international students should have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent. In addition, all students should have completed the Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set; OR Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting. The entry requirement can be met by evidence of equivalent competency to either of the above through recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Age requirement

International students should generally be 18 years of age or above at the time of their course commencement at the Institute. Under 18 students should have acceptable arrangements for their accommodation, support, and general welfare for the student visa duration or until they turn 18 (whichever happens first) as per the ESOS Act and National Code.

In the case of domestic students, if the applicant has not completed Year 12 or Diploma of Accounting or higher, the applicant must complete the Institute’s language and numeracy test, be aged 18 or over, and demonstrate through an enrolment interview, either in person or by phone, that they have the skills and ability to succeed in their chosen course.

Course structure

This course will be completed in 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of breaks and holidays). Students will need to complete 14 units of competency (3 core and 11 elective) to attain the qualification.
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Pathways to and from the qualification

Preferred pathway for entering into this qualification would be FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting. After completing this qualification, participants may seek relevant employment opportunities as a senior accountant or similar role, or take any other training options. A further learning pathway could be Bachelors of Accounting or any Bachelors level qualification in financial services industry.

Delivery

This course is delivered through face-to-face/classroom and online learning. Delivery of this qualification will combine theory-based material and practical sessions and independent learning, involving small discussion groups, individual and team activities and practical projects.

Throughout the training program participants will be provided with training and resource materials that contain various worksheets, handouts, additional reading materials (where required) and the assessment tasks.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a nationally recognized Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60217) qualification.

Assessments

Training is delivered in a blended mode including 14 hours face-to-face in the classroom (70%) and 6 hours online learning (30%) weekly with a total of 20 hours per week.

    Unit CodeUnit Name
    Core
    FNSACC624Monitor corporate governance activities
    FNSINC601Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
    FNSINC602Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
    Elective
    FNSACC613Prepare and analyse management accounting information
    FNSACC608Evaluate organisation’s financial performance
    FNSACC605Implement organisational improvement programs
    FNSACC602Audit and report on financial systems and records
    BSBFIM601Manage finances
    BSBMKG608Develop organisational marketing objectives
    FNSORG602Develop and manage financial systems
    FNSACC601Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
    BSBFIA412Report on financial activity
    BSBMKG515Conduct marketing audit
    BSBSMB402Plan small business finances

    Career prospect and vocational outcome

    Employment opportunities greatly vary for graduates depending on their existing qualifications and experience. The course intends to develop participants’ competency to undertake management or operational roles within an organization for:

    • Implementing new business models that incorporate Blockchain technologies to create value, efficiencies and new opportunities.
    • Implementing disruptive business systems that enable the application of Blockchain technologies.
    • Developing and overseeing Blockchain teams.

    Graduates can work as a manager, researcher, a consultant with the challenging responsibility of integrating and implementing blockchain technologies in the existing or new organizations

    Graduates can work as a Trainer and Assessor in RTOs in Australia for the Diploma of Applied Blockchain course with an additional Vocational Education Teaching qualification such as the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent.

    Preferred Pathways to the qualification

    • Completion of Tertiary certificate in Certificate IV in any vocational courses or equivalent degrees.
    • Student’s experience in research and planning in any disciplines will be much value adding.

    Preferred Pathways from the qualification

    After completing the qualification, participants may seek relevant employment opportunities or any training options as:

    Undertake 10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Blockchain or equivalent training course.

    Graduate with a Tertiary level degree completes the Diploma of Applied Blockchain finds a wide range of employment in the area of applying Blockchain technologies as:

    • Consultancy in the area of business modelling and value creation incorporating Blockchain technologies.
    • Consultancy in the area using Blockchain technologies.
    • Consultancy in the area of transitioning organizational systems to Blockchain technologies.

    Delivery

    Due to the COVID-19 situation, the course is a blended mode of face-to-face and online participation. Students appear in face-to-face tuition of a minimum of 15 hours within an institution-based environment and online learning of 5 hours per week from the Institute, home or other locations.

    Assessments

    Blockchain is an emerging technology, and learners will likely either be working in a real “Start-Up” or forming a “Start-Up” organization or project. In both cases, many activities will be in the planning phase as opposed to being operational. Where this is the case, work environments must be ‘simulated’ for assessment. Each unit of competency involves assessment tasks conducted in a range of contexts, for example:

    • Written question and answers: short answer questions, matching/multiple choices questions
    • Practical skills tasks: Research analysis of real-life case studies, portfolios and reports
    • Projects: Planning, modelling and specifying Portfolio (e.g., collection of plans, models, specifications, research findings and reports
    • Roles plays, group work and presentations and third parties’ reports (optional)

    Course fee

    Total course fee: A$15,000 (A$2,500 per term)

    Please note that course fees may change during a student’s enrolment. At least 30 days’ notice will be provided to all students when course fees have changed.

    Note: It is a requirement that an international student must have a valid health insurance cover for the duration of their visa.

    ESOS framework

    The ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice 2007 for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students (The National Code 2007) protect overseas students and uphold high quality standards of education within Australian Education Institutions. For further information about the ESOS Act and the National Code please refer to: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Regulatory-Information/Pages/Regulatoryinformation.aspx

    How to Apply

    Hamro Institute of Business Technology (HIBT), trading as Kingston Institute Australia, is a registered training organisation (RTO) for delivering vocational education and training (VET) courses for domestic students in all states and territories in Australia.

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