Accounting

Description of Programs

This part-time programme of accounting courses is designed to provide vocational and professional training for persons wishing to pursue a career in accounting in both the civil service and private sector.

The Certificate in Accounting aims to provide the vocational education and training necessary for students to become efficient and effective in the office environment.

The Diploma in Accounting aims to provide a sound educational base to facilitate articulation to and successful completion of degree level studies at university level.

The Diploma in Accounting also provides a qualification that will satisfy the basic requirements for entry into the Tonga Society of Accountants.

This course has been designed to provide post secondary education and training for students seeking a career in accounting in either the civil service or private sector.

Emphasis in the course is given to the development of practical skills and appropriate knowledge so that graduates from the course will be able to perform competently in the workplace with a minimum of initial workplace training.