FNS40217 - Certificate IV in
Accounting and Bookkeeping


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Course Details

Course Code: FNS40217
CRICOS Code: 098488E
Course Duration: 33 weeks
Delivery Mode: Face to face training
Location: GBCA (LaTrobe Campus)

Course Description:

This course is part of the Financial Services Training Package and satisfies the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) guidelines. This qualification reflects the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

This may include:

  • Establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems
  • Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office financial statements
  • Developing bookkeeping management systems for organisations
  • General administration.

Under certain conditions, successful students may meet requirements for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.

This qualification is suitable for candidates currently working in bookkeeping roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing knowledge and skills.

Course Structure:

Unit Code Unit Name
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 systems1
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU304 Produce Spreadsheets

Entry Requirements:

There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
  • Satisfactory complete year 11.

Domestic applicants will undertake a language, literacy and numeracy test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

Material Requirements:

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes. Students will be required to work on MYOB throughout the course. MYOB educational version will be provided by GBCA.

Course Duration:

33 Weeks

Assessment Methods:

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including Written Questions, Practical Activities, Role Plays, Case Studies, Project, Assignment, Integrated Practical Activities or Verbal Questions.

Tuition and Non-tuition Fees:

Please refer to the Fee Schedule- International Students.

Please refer to the Fee Schedule – Domestic students.

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