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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40617



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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping 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 0100035

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 - Digital technologies in the Accounting Industry

Students will learn to understand the fundamentals of using digital technologies to collaborate in a workplace context, including working as part of a remote team. It involves undertaking a basic review of organisational processes to identify opportunities for using digital technologies to complete work tasks more efficiently and effectively. Students will also learn to work autonomously and in teams to complete work activities relating to the provision of accounting and bookkeeping services.

Module 2 – Client Services

Students will learn to identify customer needs, deliver and monitor customer service and identify improvements in the provision of customer service. Students will also learn to contribute to quality customer service standards within an organisation.

Module 3 - Accounting Analysis and Reporting

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required 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 4 – BAS

Students will learn 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 5 – MYOB 2

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to establish, operate, and modify an integrated computerised accounting system (MYOB). This is generally under supervision and encompasses processing transactions in the system, maintaining the system, producing reports, and ensuring system integrity. Student’s will set up an organisation’s chart of accounts, process transactions and generate reports.

Module 6 – Payroll systems

Students will learn 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