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
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