This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is reviewed regularly.
Total number of units = 13
10 core units plus
3 elective units
The elective units consist of:
- 1 from the electives below.
Of the remaining 2 units:
- up to 2 may be from the electives
- up to 2 may be from Certificate III, IV or Diploma in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.