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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40617



Accounting CIV 2019

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions such as completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports, compiling data for job costing reports, 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.


  • Accounting Support Officer
  • Assistant Financial Broker
  • Banking Sales Consultant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Manager
  • Credit Officer
  • Financial Markets Administrative Officer
  • Financial Planner’s Assistant
  • Injury Claims Team Leader
  • Insurance Officer
  • Lending Officer
  • Life Insurance Broking Officer
  • Life Insurance Officer
  • Mobile Banking Consultant
  • Personal Injury Underwriter
  • Return to Work Team Leader
  • Superannuation Fund Administrator
  • Trustee and Estate Administrator


Duration: 8 terms (48 weeks)

Assessment: Assignments

Course fee: $5,600

Study mode: On Campus - 20 hours per week

Nationally recognised, Australian Qualifications Framework standards, CRICOS 089614A

Start date: at the beginning of each term


Academic (preferred): • Certificate III in Accounting or Other relevant qualification • Completed Year 11 or overseas equivalent

English: Minimum score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (please refer to the DIBP website) or an English proficiency of intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.


Module 1 - Accounting Analysis and Reporting

In this module, students will learn to maintain an asset register, and calculate a depreciation register. Students will also record general journal entries for balance day adjustments and prepare final general ledger accounts and end of period financial reports. Finally students will produce the balance sheet to reflect the financial position of the business.

Module 2 – MYOB

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to operate an integrated computerised accounting system (MYOB). Student’s will set up an organisation’s chart of accounts, process transactions and generate reports. Students will also be required to reconcile subsidiary ledger with the general ledger as well as the bank account with the bank statements.

Module 3 - Professional Practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify industry professional approaches to procedures, guidelines, policies and standards, including ethical requirements, and to model and meet expectations of these in all aspects of work. Students are also required to make decisions, particularly relating to compliance issues, in a legal context.

Module 4 – Operational Budgets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and document operational budgets for a variety of organisations. In preparing a budget students will need to confirm objectives, define cash, expenditure and revenue items. Students will also consider milestones and performance indicators as well as accurately recording and preparing budget reports.

Module 5 – BAS

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply compliance requirements to effectively process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS) and other required reports. Students will also be required to reconcile figures completed on the BAS form with other journal entries.

Module 6 – Payroll systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries and process accurate payroll data for manual and computerised systems. Students will need calculate and input data for payments and then produce payroll reports for verification and approval.
What You Get

  • Engaging Lessons
  • Project Based Learning
  • Flexible Timetable