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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification reflects the job roles of workersin the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations ina range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and installment 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 judgment in completing routine andnon-routine activities.

Location of Course Delivery

Melbourne

Delivery Approach and Mode

Delivery of the course is based on 20 hours face to face delivery per week over a period of 20 weeks delivered over 1 semester. This course is only available as face to face delivery for overseas student visa holders but is also available online, classroom and blended delivery for other participants.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 30 weeks. However, depending on the time of enrolment and holiday periods throughout the year, the total duration of the course could be up to 40 weeks (including holidays).

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles. These include project work, reports, portfolio development as well as individual presentations.

Entry Requirements

Year 12 or equivalent literacy and numeracy levels;

and

Students must be 18 years of age or over

Upper intermediate English language proficiency is required for International students.

Pathways

This course is a prerequisite to the Diploma of Accounting.

COURSE FNS40217 | CRICOS 099391F

Course Structure

To attain a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, competency in the following 13 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
FNSACC408
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
2
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
3
FNSACC311
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
4
FNSACC416
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
5
BSBITU402
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
6
BSBWOR501
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
7
FNSACC412
Prepare operational budgets
8
FNSTPB402
Establish and maintain a payroll system
9
FNSACC414
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
10
FNSTPB401
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
11
FNSACC411
Process business tax requirements
12
BSBITU422
Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
13
FNSACC312
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

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