Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Chisholm Institute - TAFE

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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At a glance

Type of Institution: TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Preparatory/Industry
Campus/Location: Melbourne City
Mornington Peninsula
Bass Coast
Flinders Lane
Off Campus
Institution CRICOS: 00881F


  • Core: Monitor corporate governance activities
  • Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools. Electives: Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • Audit and report on financial systems and records
  • Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations
  • Conduct internal audit
  • Evaluate organisation's financial performance
  • Evaluate financial risk
  • Develop and implement financial strategies
  • plus more.

We offer multiple pathways to a degree qualification. Study select certificates, diplomas or advanced diplomas with us and gain credit into one of our four specialist degrees or a degree at one of our leading university partners. Most diploma courses cost between AUD$11,000 and $13,000 per year. Our degrees cost between AUD$14,000 and $19,000 per year.

Our teachers and support staff support you at an academic and personal level as you transition to Australia's education system and way of life. The learning experience and practical skills developed at Chisholm will build your confidence and enhance your chance of success.

Campus locations
Chisholm campuses are located in the city of Melbourne and around Melbourne's south-east, a major economic centre in Melbourne. It is one of Melbourne's largest retail and commercial centres, and a great place to find part-time work and live in a vibrant multicultural community. You'll enjoy living, studying and working in a recognised growth area.

Chisholm provides state-of-the-art training facilities in all locations, including our new CBD training facility. Our Melbourne metropolitan locations provide modern, well-equipped facilities and wi-fi connectivity in locations that are easy to get to by public transport.
Practical training is delivered in 'live' restaurants, hairdressing salons, workshops and studios. Access to these facilities gives Chisholm students the opportunity to take theory learnt in the classroom and apply it in a simulated workplace environment to develop valuable skills that employers are seeking.

  • Counselling and support services
  • 24-hour student assistance line
  • Academic support
  • Computer labs and libraries
  • English Centre student lounge
  • Free wi-fi on campus
  • Career counselling
  • Prayer room
  • Clubs and societies
  • Cafes, coffee shops and restaurants
  • Bookshops
  • Assistance with work experience and finding part-time work

Additional services

  • Airport pick-up available
  • Homestay available
  • $0 guardianship fee (minimum age 16)
  • $0 application fee
  • $0 enrolment fee

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