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What will I learn?

CIT's Accounting qualifications will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in a variety of finance jobs, ranging from administrative or budget officer, to advanced roles in the banking and financial industries.

Industry Placement

Gain work experience with a guaranteed industry placement organised by CIT (1 day a week for 17 weeks). Graduates from this program will be ready to embark on, or continue with, successful careers in both the private and public sectors.

Why study at CIT?

  • CIT's qualifications are prestigious and graduates are highly regarded by business, banking and financial industries
  • Hands-on training with high-level theory
  • Teachers are accounting practitioners with current industry experience
  • Learn recognised accounting software including MYOB
  • Highly diverse classes with both Australian and international students
  • Selected units are recognised by the Australian Tax Practitioners Board
  • Flexibility with your study timetable to suit your needs (day or night classes)

Course Subject:

Core: complete all 7 subjects

  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
  • FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
  • FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry

Electives: complete all 4 subjects

  • FNSCRD405 Manage overdue customer accounts
  • BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
  • FNSORG301 Administer fixed asset register
  • FNSRTS309 Maintain main bank account

Job outcome:

Cashier, bookkeeper, accounts payable/receivable assistant, payroll assistant.

CRICOS

098028M

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$13,700.00 (US$ 10,268) per year
Course fee: AUD $6,850 per semester; Material fees: AUD $325
Start date

July 2021

Venue

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

CIT Reid Campus,

37 Constitution Avenue,

CANBERRA,

Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements:

  • Year 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry

English requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT - 46
  • PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
  • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
  • Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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