FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

CODE: FNS40217   CRICOS CODE: 099868G
Duration: 48 Weeks
Tuition: $10,000
Materials: $600
Application: $250

Course Description

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, Including BAS agents and contracted bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of 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 and non-routine activities.
No Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Location: 859 High Street, Thornbury, 3071 (location is subject to change at the time of enrolment)

Duration: 48 weeks including holidays

Tuition weeks: 42 weeks

Delivery and Assessment mode: Face to face, combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of Australian College of Trade Admission team)
  • English requirements IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or TOEFL PB 506, IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 152
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of the Pre-Training Review (PTR)
  • LLN Level 3

Work based Training / Workplacement: NIL

Possible Pathways for further study: FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Possible Occupational Outcomes:

  • Tax practitioner/ BAS Agent

*Tuition fees and other course related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled.
All equipment & resources are at student’s expense

Core units
BSBFIA401  Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306  Design and produce business documents
FNSBKG401 Develop and implement policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system*
FNSINC401  Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks**

Elective Units
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and exact interim reports
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSACC404 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system*
FNSACC401 Process business tax requirements

*International Students, please note:
If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English Test score:

  • you are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange program, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students
  • you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland

in the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

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