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'll 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).
Domestic students have the option of studying this course fully online via TANZ eCampus
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting) (Level 5)
|Locations||Online, Rotorua, Taupō, Tauranga, Whakatāne|
|Next intake||Jul 2020, Flexible (TANZ eCampus) View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
If you elect for the fully online TANZ eCampus option (available to domestic students only): Each topic/paper requires approximately 16.5 hours per week of study time, and 9 weeks in total duration. You can enrol on more than one topic/paper at a time, which will increase the amount of study required per week.
Part-time study available
Offered online or partly online
|Indicative Fees||$5,710 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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Depending on the strand you choose, employment opportunities may include:
- accounting technician
- 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 Concepts
- Accounting Practices and Tax
- Financial Performance and Ethics
- Risk Management
|Indicative Fees *||$5,710 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
For domestic applicants under the age of 20 will need:
- 50 credits at NCEA Level 2, including a minimum of eight Literacy credits, OR
- equivalent educational achievement.
If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.
Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
English language requirements
Level 5 certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Taupō||Taupō Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Whakatāne||Whakatāne Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||13 Jul 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||13 Jul 2020|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- If you elect for the fully online TANZ eCampus option (available to domestic students only): Each topic/paper requires approximately 16.5 hours per week of study time, and 9 weeks in total duration. You can enrol on more than one topic/paper at a time, which will increase the amount of study required per week.
- Part-time study available
- Offered online or partly online