Master the Skills and Knowledge Required to Become a Professional Accounting and Bookkeeping Specialist
What Our Students Say About our Certificate IV in
Accounting and Bookkeeping Courses? (Government Funded)
Course outline (Domestic)
Course Code: FNS40222
What can I do with a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?
The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping 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 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping 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, or would like to start a career in accounting and bookkeeping in Australia.
This accounting and bookkeeping course is currently delivered in Melbourne city at GBCA’s Latrobe Campus
Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:
There are no set requirements for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:
- Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this bookkeeper 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.
- 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.
How long does it take to do a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?
This bookkeeper course is delivered over a maximum of one year, including public holidays and term break. Fastrack learners may complete the course in a shorter duration.
Two (2) sessions per week
Is Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping hard?
Accounting is generally not mathematically hard. It is more about following the rules of how to record different business transactions (I.e how to account for them). … Its not difficult once you grasp the basic accountancy concepts but there is a lot of homework. Most of the assessment is exams.
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout this bookkeeper course, including: Project, Observation of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.
Can I Study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online? Yes You Can!
GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping by government funded Online or on-campus during the pandemic.
Is the Certificate IV in Bookkeeper Course Government Funded?
Bookkeeping courses are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.
For more information about our government-funded Certificate IV in bookkeeping courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page
Study A Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Approved Course
The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Course meets the education requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board for BAS preparers from the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, as a Board-approved course in basic GST/BAS taxation principles (GST/BAS course).
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBTEC302||Design and produce spreadsheets|
|FNSACC321||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC322||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|
|FNSACC418||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|FNSACC421||Prepare financial reports|
|FNSACC426||Set up and operate computerised accounting systems|
|FNSTPB411||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements|
|FNSTPB412||Establish and maintain payroll systems|
|FNSACC323||Perform financial calculations|
|BSBTEC301||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBPEF501||Manage personal and professional development|
You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*
To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.
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in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Bookkeeping courses are designed to train bookkeepers the activity if classifying business transactions into debit, credit, sales andpurchase. This course develops ones basic understanding of monetary transactions, rules and regulations of accounting thereby providing sufficient knowledge in for making primary documents such as trail balance and ledgers.
The bookkeeping course Melbourne aims to impart ample knowledge to bookkeepers to accurately interpret data, draw logical conclusions out of the data and prepare primary books of accounts. Bookkeepers are usually called upon to complete the primary task of recording financial records, sales and receipts on which the accountants perform the secondary task.
The bookkeeping course form the corner stone of accounting that help to develop and enhance the technical abilities of a bookkeeper. Bookkeeping covers all the tasks of recording, classifying and analyzing data in a systematic way.
Advanced accounting operations are performed on special accounting topics for which separate discussions take place. Advanced accounting includes methods such as simple equity method, home and branch accounting method and other such methods. The advanced accounting enables a person to get learn in details about the smart ways and techniques of accounting.
After learning the advanced accounting, one will be able to distinguish between dynamic data classification and simple data classification. Advanced accounting consists of mainframe technology and features interval accounting. It comes a step after the simple accounting system and is vital for big organizations where complex data analysis take place.
All accounting professional, Business owners, Admin and anyone who is related to accounts.