What will I learn?

Employers are looking for skilled and adaptable students who can keep up with technological developments.

Start studying towards a career in accounting starting with the first step towards becoming a chartered accountant. You will gain practical skills using real-life situations for processing financial transactions, applying accounting concepts to financial statements and reports, preparing budgets and monitoring business performance, financial decision making, application of tax rules to small business and individuals, evaluating and determining financial risk and act in accordance with the accounting profession’s Code of Ethics.

Through the KPMG Junior Accountant Programme, you could apply for a junior accounting role with KPMG and study through Toi Ohomai, starting with the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5).

Once you complete your New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (strand in accounting), you can continue study and gain your certification to be a Chartered Accountant by completing the CPA approved Bachelor of Applied Management (strand in accounting).

This course is offered through a combination of on-campus tutorials, online activities and self-directed learning.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting) (Level 5)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Depending on the strand you choose, employment opportunities may include:

  • accounting technician
  • analyst
  • business banker
  • event manager
  • marketing executive
  • office manager
  • sales executive

TOPICS YOU'LL COVER

Compulsory topics for all specialties are:

  • Organisations in a New Zealand Context
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Business Environments
  • Change Management

Accounting topics:

  • Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Practices and Tax
  • Financial Performance and Ethics
  • Risk Management

This course is also offered partly online.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS

  • Bachelor of Business (BBus)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$19,950.00 (US$ 13,569) per year
Start date

To be confirmed

Venue

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Windermere Campus,

70 Windermere Drive,

TAURANGA,

Poike,

3112, New Zealand

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$19,950.00 (US$ 13,569) per year
Start date

To be confirmed

Venue

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Windermere Campus,

70 Windermere Drive,

TAURANGA,

Poike,

3112, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For certificate and diploma programmes at Levels 5 and 6, all international students must have: NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/ Te Reo M?ori or education achievement, at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2, and a minimum of 42 credits at Level 3; Or equivalent; Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements for the program. Applicants must meet the English language requirements: Level 5: IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)- Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Qualifications- B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET- Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36. Level 6: IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5. TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42; OET- Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; Cambridge English Qualifications- B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

All international students must have: NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/Te Reo Maori or education achievement at. least equivalent to NCEA Level 2, and a minimum of 42 credits at Level 3; or evidence of ability to complete academic requirements for the programme.

English Language requirements:

IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.

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

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