Become a Tax Agent and More with our New Accounting Diploma!

Become a Tax Agent and More with our New Accounting Diploma!

Introducing Inspire Education’s Diploma of Accounting Course

Course quick link: Diploma of Accounting

Are you ready to take on the next step in your accounting career? Want to join one of the world’s oldest and most respected financial services professions? The FNS50210 Diploma of Accounting is the course for you. With this qualification you’ll have the education and training required to take on roles like:

  • • Senior Financial Clerk
  • • Manager of Accounts
  • • Executive Officer in Accounting
  • • Assistant Accountant
  • • Bookkeeper
  • • Supervisor of Accounts Department
  • • Budget Officer
  • • Office Manager
  • • Administration Manager

Who Should Study the Diploma of Accounting?

The Diploma of Accounting is ideal for anyone who has developed experience in the accounting and bookkeeping industry and wishes to take their career a step further.

With this qualification you will be able to look for new, more demanding roles; you may be able to seek further promotion within your organisation; you will take a big step forward towards your tax agent registration; or you can start your new career in the accounting industry with a great qualification that will give you room to grow with experience.

It develops and expands on the skills learned in the Certificate IV in Accounting or Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course. The course is ideal continuing education for anyone who has done either certificate already.

Even people without previous qualifications can enroll in this qualification and simply complete the pre-requisite units as part of the course!

What do you learn in the Diploma of Accounting?

The Diploma of Accounting teaches many skills important for working in the accounting field:

  • • Provide financial and business performance information
  • • Prepare legally compliant tax returns for individuals
  • • Manage budgets and forecasts
  • • Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • • Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • • Provide management accounting information
  • • Maintain inventory records
  • • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • • Establish and maintain a payroll system

It Even Counts Towards Tax Agent registration!

The Diploma of Accounting not only fulfils the major education requirements to become a registered BAS Agent (practically essential for anyone wanting to take on more senior roles in the bookkeeping industry or start their own contract bookkeeping business) it also meets one of the major minimum training standards for Tax Agent registration!

You will be able to open up a whole new world of opportunity when you can legally prepare and lodge personal tax returns, business tax returns and provide a whole range of tax-related services!

Requirements to Study the Diploma of Accounting Course

The Diploma of Accounting has a number of pre-requisite units. If you have completed your Certificate IV in Accounting or Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course, you should have completed the pre-requisite units to study the Diploma. You may even be eligible for RPL for some elective units! Enquire today to find out.

If you have no previous training in accounting or bookkeeping, don’t worry! You can study the required units from the Certificate IV in Accounting as part of your Diploma qualification. Simply make sure you choose the “Diploma + Pre-Requisite Units” option when you enrol. You will have extra time to complete the additional units.

As always, you need to be 18 years or older and have year 10 English and Maths (or equivalent) to study the course.

Further Education After the Diploma of Accounting

The Diploma of Accounting course is nationally recognised and accredited. Many universities will grant you credits towards an undergraduate degree in a similar area once you have your Diploma.

Click here to learn more about the course and grab your free info pack for the Diploma of Accounting!


Want to learn more about the bookkeeping industry and the potential work outcomes? Check out some of our articles:

How to Become a Bookkeeper

How to Become a Contract Bookkeeper

How to Become a Registered BAS Agent

How to Set Your Bookkeeping Prices and Rates

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