A formal qualification in accounting is needed to work as an Accountant (General). The minimum qualification is a diploma, however, the majority of Accountants undertake a bachelor degree in accounting or a related field majoring in accounting.
You must also be registered with one of Australia's three peak accounting bodies.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
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- You might be interested in Financial Services VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
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