How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Award - SATAC application process
Certificate III in Accounts Administration
7 core units: contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment; use business technology; write simple documents; process financial transactions and extract interim reports; administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers; perform financial calculations; work effectively in the financial services industry; plus 4 elective units.
Certificate IV in Accounting
9 core units: Prepare financial reports; Design and produce business documents; Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment; Process financial transactions and extract interim reports; Make decisions in a legal context; Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities; Set up and operate a computerised accounting system; Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks; Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry; plus 4 elective units.
Diploma of Accounting
6 core units: 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; plus 3 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
|University||University Course||Points||Time Equiv.||Details|
|Flinders University||Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)||36 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)||36 points
| ||Bachelor of Arts||36 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Sustainability)||36 points
|University of Adelaide||Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)||21 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Management)||21 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance)||21 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce||21 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)||21 points
| ||Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)||21 points
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for this funding please answer the following questions:
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession