Decode College courses

Decode College is currently offering courses in accounting and leadership and management. All our courses are recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework.

We offer the following courses:

All of our courses run for 52 weeks (including assessment and holiday periods), we can take mid-term intakes. 

For more information see the individual course pages or contact us at info@decode.nsw.edu.au.

  • BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Description 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. 

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. 

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources. 


Pathways 


Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of leadership and Management or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications. 


Course Delivery 

   • On campus (face-to -face) 
   • Structured self-study 
   • Recognition of Prior Learning 


Duration 

12 months (52 weeks) 


Career Opportunities 

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of business management roles. 


Course Structure 

To obtain this qualification, students must complete 12 units (4 core units and 8 elective). 

     BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development 
     BSBADM502 Manage meetings 
     BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 
     BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area 
     BSBRSK501 Manage risk 
     BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities 
     BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff 
     BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning 
     BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence 
     BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan 
     BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships 
     BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness 

Intakes 

Students can enrol up to one week prior to the start of an upcoming term. For more information, contact us at info@decode.edu.au

 

This qualification and a number of its units of competency have been superseded. Students will only be permitted to enrol in the full program up until April 2021. From April 2021 to April 2022, students who wish to complete individual unit/s of competency will be accepted into the course.


Course Terms 

2021

Term 1    01/02/2021       11/04/2021

Term 2    26/04/2021       07/07/2021

Term 3    19/07/2021       26/09/2021

Term 4    11/10/2021       19/12/2021


Fees 

Please call or email us for current tuition fees costs


Course Material 

Each course comprises of a combination of materials. Some materials will be provided to students in class and electronically. Course textbooks will be available for purchase. 

How to Apply 

This course has entry requirements. Please see course brochure for more information. 

To enrol for this course an enrolment form must be completed. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website or alternatively emailed or posted to students upon request. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. 

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at info@decode.nsw.edu.au


More Information 


Send us an email at info@decode.nsw.edu.au or call us on (02) 9121 6281

  • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

This is a new qualification. Please contact us for further information about this new course. 

  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Note 

This qualification and a number of its units of competency have been superseded. Students will only be permitted to enrol in the full program up until April 2021. From April 2021 to April 2022, students who wish to complete individual unit/s of competency will be accepted into the course.

Course Description 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

 

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

 

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.


Pathways 

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into a range of higher education qualifications in business and management.


Course Delivery 

   • On campus (face-to -face) 
   • Structured self-study 
   • Recognition of Prior Learning 


Duration 

12 months (52 weeks) 


Career Opportunities 

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of business management roles. 


Course Structure 

To obtain this qualification, students must complete 12 units (4 core units and 8 elective). 
 

BSBMKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives 
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan 
BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems 
BSBFIM601 Manage finances 
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning 
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development 
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation 
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement 
BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans 
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy 
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan 
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change  

Intakes 

Students can enrol up to one week prior to the start of an upcoming term. For more information, contact us at info@decode.edu.au

 

This qualification and a number of its units of competency have been superseded. Students will only be permitted to enrol in the full program up until April 2021. From April 2021 to April 2022, students who wish to complete individual unit/s of competency will be accepted into the course.


Course Terms 

 

2021

Term 1    01/02/2021       11/04/2021

Term 2    26/04/2021       07/07/2021

Term 3    19/07/2021       26/09/2021

Term 4    11/10/2021       19/12/2021


Fees 

Please call or email us for current tuition fees costs


Course Material 

Each course comprises of a combination of materials. Some materials will be provided to students in class and electronically. Course textbooks will be available for purchase. 

How to Apply 

This course has entry requirements. Please see course brochure for more information. 

To enrol for this course an enrolment form must be completed. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website or alternatively emailed or posted to students upon request. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. 

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at
www.decode.nsw.edu.au.


More Information 


Send us an email at info@decode.nsw.edu.au or call us on (02) 9121 6281

  • FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping 

Course Description

 

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities


Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
 

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.


Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or a range of Diploma qualifications.


Course Delivery

   • On campus (face-to -face)
   • Structured self-study
   • Recognition of Prior Learning


Duration

12 months (52 weeks)


Career Opportunities


Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of accounting roles.


Course Structure

To obtain this qualification, students must complete 13 units (8 core units and 5 elective).

 

Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Decode College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting.

FNSACC311  Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

BSBFIA401   Prepare financial reports

FNSACC312  Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations

FNSACC408  Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

FNSACC416  Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

FNSTBB401  Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

FNSTPB402  Establish and maintain payroll systems

BSBCUS301  Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBITU306   Design and produce business documents

BSBITU402   Develop and use complex spreadsheets

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents 

BSBACC313  Perform financial calculations

Intakes

Students can enrol up to one week prior to the start of an upcoming term. For more information, contact us at info@decode.edu.au.


Course Terms

2021

Term 1    01/02/2021       11/04/2021

Term 2    26/04/2021       07/07/2021

Term 3    19/07/2021       26/09/2021

Term 4    11/10/2021       19/12/2021


Fees

Please call or email us for current tuition fees costs.


Course Material

Each course comprises of a combination of materials. Some materials will be provided to students in class and electronically. Course textbooks will be available for purchase.

How to Apply

This course has entry requirements. Please see course brochure for more information.


To enrol for this course an enrolment form must be completed. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website or alternatively emailed or posted to students upon request. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at
info@decode.nsw.edu.au


More Information

 


Send us an email at info@decode.nsw.edu.au or call us on (02) 9121 6281

  • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Course Description

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.


Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications.


Course Delivery

   • On campus (face-to -face)
   • Structured self-study
   • Recognition of Prior Learning


Duration

12 months (52 weeks)


Career Opportunities


Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of accounting roles.


Course Structure

To obtain this qualification, students must complete 11 units (6 core units and 5 elective).

 

Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Decode College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting.

FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information
FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

(pre-requisite units are BSBFIA401 and FNSACC311)
FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
BSBCMM411 Make presentations

Intakes

Students can enrol up to one week prior to the start of an upcoming term. For more information, contact us at info@decode.edu.au.


Course Terms

2021

Term 1    01/02/2021       11/04/2021

Term 2    26/04/2021       07/07/2021

Term 3    19/07/2021       26/09/2021

Term 4    11/10/2021       19/12/2021


Fees

Please call or email us for current tuition fees costs.


Course Material

Each course comprises of a combination of materials. Some materials will be provided to students in class and electronically. Course textbooks will be available for purchase.

How to Apply

This course has entry requirements. Please see course brochure for more information.

Note: This course is not available unless you have completed the:

 

  • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting; or

  • FNS40215 CIV in Bookkeeping; or

  • FNS40217 CIV in Accounting and Bookkeeping; or

  • equivalent.


To enrol for this course an enrolment form must be completed. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website or alternatively emailed or posted to students upon request. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at
info@decode.nsw.edu.au


More Information

 


Send us an email at info@decode.nsw.edu.au or call us on (02) 9121 6281

  • FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Course Description 
 

This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

 
Pathways 

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications. 


Course Delivery 

   • On campus (face-to -face) 
   • Structured self-study 
   • Recognition of Prior Learning 


Duration 

12 months (52 weeks) 


Career Opportunities 


Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of accounting roles.


Course Structure 

 

To obtain this qualification, students must complete 14 units (3 core units and 11 elective).

 

Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Decode College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting.


FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry 
FNSINC612 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities 

FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

(pre-requisite FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals) 

FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports  

(pre-requisite units are FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities)

FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice 

FNSINC503 Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making 

FNSINC504 Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions 

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence 

BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding 

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability 
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement a business plans

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents   

Intakes 

Students can enrol up to one week prior to the start of an upcoming term. For more information, contact us at info@decode.edu.au


Course Terms 

2021

Term 1    01/02/2021       11/04/2021

Term 2    26/04/2021       07/07/2021

Term 3    19/07/2021       26/09/2021

Term 4    11/10/2021       19/12/2021


Fees 

Please call or email us for current tuition fees costs and academic calendars


Course Material 

Each course comprises of a combination of materials. Some materials will be provided to students in class and electronically. Course textbooks will be available for purchase.

How to Apply 

This course has entry requirements. Please see course brochure for more information. 

 

Note: This course is not available unless you have completed the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or equivalent.

To enrol for this course an enrolment form must be completed. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from our website or alternatively emailed or posted to students upon request. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. 

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at info@decode.nsw.edu.au


More Information 


Send us an email at info@decode.nsw.edu.au or call us on (02) 9121 6281