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

Course page link
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 going on your studies? You can start your studies online.

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 TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Process financial transactions and extract interim reportsFNSACC311
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgersFNSACC312
Set up and operate a computerised accounting systemFNSACC416
Introduce cloud computing into business operationsBSBSMB412
Prepare financial reportsBSBFIA401
Complete business activity and instalment activity statementsFNSTPB401
Establish and maintain payroll systemsFNSTPB402
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industryFNSACC408

Elective Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Perform financial calculationsFNSACC313
Design and produce business documentsBSBITU306
Write simple documentsBSBWRT301
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entitiesFNSACC414
Prepare operational budgetsFNSACC412

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 going on your studies? You can start your studies online.

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 TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Process financial transactions and extract interim reportsFNSACC311
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgersFNSACC312
Set up and operate a computerised accounting systemFNSACC416
Introduce cloud computing into business operationsBSBSMB412
Prepare financial reportsBSBFIA401
Complete business activity and instalment activity statementsFNSTPB401
Establish and maintain payroll systemsFNSTPB402
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industryFNSACC408

Elective Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Perform financial calculationsFNSACC313
Design and produce business documentsBSBITU306
Write simple documentsBSBWRT301
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entitiesFNSACC414
Prepare operational budgetsFNSACC412

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

Course page link
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 NameUnit TypeNational IDUnit of Study
Process Financial Transactions And Extract Interim ReportsCoreFNSACC311BBH91
Work Effectively In The Accounting And Bookkeeping IndustryCoreFNSACC408BBH88
Administer Subsidiary Accounts And LedgersCoreFNSACC312BBH86
Prepare Financial ReportsCoreBSBFIA401AUK70
Introduce Cloud Computing Into Business OperationsCoreBSBSMB412AUH29
Set Up And Operate A Computerised Accounting SystemCoreFNSACC416BBH68
Complete Business Activity And Instalment Activity StatementsCoreFNSTPB401BBH92
Establish And Maintain Payroll SystemsCoreFNSTPB402BBH76
Produce SpreadsheetsElecBSBITU304AUL91
Apply Principles Of Professional Practice To Work In The Financial Services IndustryElecFNSINC401AUR82
Prepare Operational BudgetsElecFNSACC412BBH83
Prepare Financial Statements For Non-Reporting EntitiesElecFNSACC414BBH71
Process Business Tax RequirementsElecFNSACC411BBI08

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 NameUnit TypeNational IDUnit of Study
Process Financial Transactions And Extract Interim ReportsCoreFNSACC311BBH91
Work Effectively In The Accounting And Bookkeeping IndustryCoreFNSACC408BBH88
Administer Subsidiary Accounts And LedgersCoreFNSACC312BBH86
Prepare Financial ReportsCoreBSBFIA401AUK70
Introduce Cloud Computing Into Business OperationsCoreBSBSMB412AUH29
Set Up And Operate A Computerised Accounting SystemCoreFNSACC416BBH68
Complete Business Activity And Instalment Activity StatementsCoreFNSTPB401BBH92
Establish And Maintain Payroll SystemsCoreFNSTPB402BBH76
Produce SpreadsheetsElecBSBITU304AUL91
Apply Principles Of Professional Practice To Work In The Financial Services IndustryElecFNSINC401AUR82
Prepare Operational BudgetsElecFNSACC412BBH83
Prepare Financial Statements For Non-Reporting EntitiesElecFNSACC414BBH71
Process Business Tax RequirementsElecFNSACC411BBI08

Campus locations

Course page link