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FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Are you ready to invest in your accounting and bookkeeping career? Establish yourself in the accounting industry with the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this distance program on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 18 months, based on approximately 1400 hours of learning.

AVAILABILITY

Rockhampton City, Online

FULL COURSE COST

$4,615 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$2,808 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$2,275 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

13 units

JOB PROSPECTS

The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as - Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information,  supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems, classifying, recording and reporting accounting information, managing a small office, and ensuring relevant legal requirements are adhered to.

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers and 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. Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this distance program on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 18 months, based on approximately 1400 hours of learning.

Core
FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
FNSACC416Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations
FNSACC408Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
Elective
FNSACC405Maintain inventory records
BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWRT301Write simple documents
FNSACC313Perform financial calculations
FNSACC412Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC411Process business tax requirements

Online

2020 JanuaryOnline Available
2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 MarchOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 MayOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 JulyOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2020 NovemberOnline Available
2020 DecemberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as - Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information,  supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems, classifying, recording and reporting accounting information, managing a small office, and ensuring relevant legal requirements are adhered to.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$4,615 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$2,808 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$2,275 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$355 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$216 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$175 (2020)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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