Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:Release 2

Invest in your future with a Certificate IV in Accounting. From preparing financial reports and statements, designing business documents, managing computerised accounting systems and ledgers, and establishing and maintaining payroll systems, you’ll gain the essential skills for a profitable accounting career.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Online

Some units within this course are available online.

VET Student Loans

This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Licencing Outcomes

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

Course description

Training Package Version:Release 2

Invest in your future with a Certificate IV in Accounting. From preparing financial reports and statements, designing business documents, managing computerised accounting systems and ledgers, and establishing and maintaining payroll systems, you’ll gain the essential skills for a profitable accounting career.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Online

Some units within this course are available online.

VET Student Loans

This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Licencing Outcomes

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

Campus locations

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

A career you can count on

This course provides an insight into the issues and processes of accounting for an organisation and prepares you for work as a payroll clerk or bookkeeper. You'll learn to record and create summaries of financial transactions of an organisation for management purposes.

This course also prepares you for entry into the Diploma of Accounting.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online, visit Apply and enrol for more information and an online enrolment form.

Gain these skills
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • Prepare financial reports, statements and operational budgets
  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Strong organisational and record keeping skills
  • Good maths and analytical skills
  • Methodical and logical
  • Focussed with good attention to detail
Units

Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC311  
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC312  
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system FNSACC416  
Introduce cloud computing into business operations BSBSMB412  
Prepare financial reports BSBFIA401  
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements FNSTPB401  
Establish and maintain payroll systems FNSTPB402  
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry FNSACC408  

Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform financial calculations FNSACC313  
Design and produce business documents BSBITU306  
Write simple documents BSBWRT301  
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities FNSACC414  
Prepare operational budgets FNSACC412  

Course description

A career you can count on

This course provides an insight into the issues and processes of accounting for an organisation and prepares you for work as a payroll clerk or bookkeeper. You'll learn to record and create summaries of financial transactions of an organisation for management purposes.

This course also prepares you for entry into the Diploma of Accounting.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online, visit Apply and enrol for more information and an online enrolment form.

Gain these skills
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • Prepare financial reports, statements and operational budgets
  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Strong organisational and record keeping skills
  • Good maths and analytical skills
  • Methodical and logical
  • Focussed with good attention to detail
Units

Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC311  
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC312  
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system FNSACC416  
Introduce cloud computing into business operations BSBSMB412  
Prepare financial reports BSBFIA401  
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements FNSTPB401  
Establish and maintain payroll systems FNSTPB402  
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry FNSACC408  

Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform financial calculations FNSACC313  
Design and produce business documents BSBITU306  
Write simple documents BSBWRT301  
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities FNSACC414  
Prepare operational budgets FNSACC412  

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a bookkeeper in a business or your own practice. You will learn skills to develop your bookkeeping and financial report preparation knowledge, complete all bookkeeping requirements and complete BAS information for employers and clients.

You will also be able to develop a range of generic business skills. This qualification is recognised as meeting the future requirements for bookkeepers wishing to provide BAS services as a professional contract bookkeeper, either working under the direction of a Tax Agent/Public Accountant, for a bookkeeping business or franchise, or as a BAS service provider.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a bookkeeper in a business or your own practice. You will learn skills to develop your bookkeeping and financial report preparation knowledge, complete all bookkeeping requirements and complete BAS information for employers and clients.

You will also be able to develop a range of generic business skills. This qualification is recognised as meeting the future requirements for bookkeepers wishing to provide BAS services as a professional contract bookkeeper, either working under the direction of a Tax Agent/Public Accountant, for a bookkeeping business or franchise, or as a BAS service provider.

Campus locations

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Are you looking to invest yourself into an accounting or bookkeeping career?

This course has replaced the following courses:

  • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
  • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant or bookkeeping roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

You will gain skills and knowledge in preparing financial reports, accounts and ledgers, operational budgets, business activity statements, accounting principles andindustry practice.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to four days a week.

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeepingopens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Course description

Are you looking to invest yourself into an accounting or bookkeeping career?

This course has replaced the following courses:

  • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
  • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant or bookkeeping roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

You will gain skills and knowledge in preparing financial reports, accounts and ledgers, operational budgets, business activity statements, accounting principles andindustry practice.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to four days a week.

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeepingopens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

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.
Units studied include both MYOB and Payroll.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Units
Unit Name Unit Type National ID Unit of Study
Process Financial Transactions And Extract Interim Reports Core FNSACC311 BBH91
Work Effectively In The Accounting And Bookkeeping Industry Core FNSACC408 BBH88
Administer Subsidiary Accounts And Ledgers Core FNSACC312 BBH86
Prepare Financial Reports Core BSBFIA401 AUK70
Introduce Cloud Computing Into Business Operations Core BSBSMB412 AUH29
Set Up And Operate A Computerised Accounting System Core FNSACC416 BBH68
Complete Business Activity And Instalment Activity Statements Core FNSTPB401 BBH92
Establish And Maintain Payroll Systems Core FNSTPB402 BBH76
Produce Spreadsheets Elec BSBITU304 AUL91
Apply Principles Of Professional Practice To Work In The Financial Services Industry Elec FNSINC401 AUR82
Prepare Operational Budgets Elec FNSACC412 BBH83
Prepare Financial Statements For Non-Reporting Entities Elec FNSACC414 BBH71
Process Business Tax Requirements Elec FNSACC411 BBI08

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.
Units studied include both MYOB and Payroll.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Units
Unit Name Unit Type National ID Unit of Study
Process Financial Transactions And Extract Interim Reports Core FNSACC311 BBH91
Work Effectively In The Accounting And Bookkeeping Industry Core FNSACC408 BBH88
Administer Subsidiary Accounts And Ledgers Core FNSACC312 BBH86
Prepare Financial Reports Core BSBFIA401 AUK70
Introduce Cloud Computing Into Business Operations Core BSBSMB412 AUH29
Set Up And Operate A Computerised Accounting System Core FNSACC416 BBH68
Complete Business Activity And Instalment Activity Statements Core FNSTPB401 BBH92
Establish And Maintain Payroll Systems Core FNSTPB402 BBH76
Produce Spreadsheets Elec BSBITU304 AUL91
Apply Principles Of Professional Practice To Work In The Financial Services Industry Elec FNSINC401 AUR82
Prepare Operational Budgets Elec FNSACC412 BBH83
Prepare Financial Statements For Non-Reporting Entities Elec FNSACC414 BBH71
Process Business Tax Requirements Elec FNSACC411 BBI08

Campus locations

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Private
ABS Institute of Management

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. It includes the preparation and lodgement of business and instalment activity statement tasks and the provision of advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to the activity statements.

Delivered as a traineeship there is a combination of on-the-job training and class-based tuition. This will include the ability to design and produce business documents across various applications and systems whilst learning about the financial services industry and how to set up and operate a computerised accounting system.

You will be able to vary some electives to suit the job role and outcomes desired in the workplace and assist with your career progression.  

Delivery location: Suite 6-8 Welshpool Rd East Victoria Park WA 6101

Course description

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. It includes the preparation and lodgement of business and instalment activity statement tasks and the provision of advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to the activity statements.

Delivered as a traineeship there is a combination of on-the-job training and class-based tuition. This will include the ability to design and produce business documents across various applications and systems whilst learning about the financial services industry and how to set up and operate a computerised accounting system.

You will be able to vary some electives to suit the job role and outcomes desired in the workplace and assist with your career progression.  

Delivery location: Suite 6-8 Welshpool Rd East Victoria Park WA 6101

Campus locations

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