Certificate IV in Accounting

FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Duration 52 weeks (12 weeks break inclusive)

CRICOS Course Code: 097966K

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• Payroll Clerk
• General Clerical Assistant
• Bookkeeper
• Accounts Receivable Clerk
• Accounts Payable Clerk

Pathways from the qualification

After completing the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, students may articulate into further study Diploma of Accounting offered by any RTO, or they may have opportunities to continue their studies in Bachelor Degree programs offered by Higher Education providers.

Entry Requirements

• Be 18 years old or over
• Students who intend to enrol in this course must prove their successful completion of Certificate III in Accounting or equivalent, or prove their satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent, or have industry experience in accounting or any relevant financial service with a minimum of 2 years.
• Students must have good communication skills. Candidates whose English is not their first language may be required to prove their English language skills, which is equivalent to upper intermediate level (IELTS 5.5).

Delivery and Assessments

This program (Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping) is delivered in an institution based environment with face to face delivery. The mode of training is highly practical with a combination of practical projects, practical tasks, case study, tutorials, group activities and theory based documents.

Course structure

Duration: 40 tuition weeks. (52 Weeks include break) The course consists of 13 units and is clustered into 4 groups in order to be delivered within 4 terms of full time study load. The term duration is 10 weeks.
Please refer to the unit description on https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS40217
Note: please refer to the prior to enrolment kit for the course fee, cancel & refund policy, the enrolment term and condition, and the student welfare support service provided.

Core Units

BSBFIA401 Prepare Financial Reports
BSBSMB412 Introduce Cloud Computing into Business Operations
FNSACC311 Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports
FNSACC312 Administer Subsidiary Accounts and Ledgers
FNSACC408 Work Effectively in the Accounting and Bookkeeping Industry
FNSACC416 Set up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System
FNSTPB401 Complete Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statements
FNSTPB402 Establish and Maintain Payroll Systems

Elective Units

BSBITU306 Design and Produce Business Documents
BSBWRT301 Write Simple Documents
FNSACC313 Perform Financial Calculations
FNSACC412 Prepare Operational Budgets
FNSACC414 Prepare Financial Statements for Non-reporting Entities