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Overview

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Course code:

FNS40217

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Full Time: 6 months , Part Time: variable

Campus:

Chadstone, Moorabbin

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping will prepare you for different jobs in the Australian financial services industry.

Through this certificate, you’ll learn a range of accounting skills. This will include how to prepare financial reports, set up and operate a computerised accounting system, complete business activity and instalment activity statements (BAS) and establish and maintain a payroll system.

You’ll also learn how to be agile and adaptive to ongoing changes in the financial services industry.

This course is also your stepping stone to becoming an assistant accountant, account clerk, bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Free TAFE is not available to International Students


 


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

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 systems

BSBITU314

Design and produce spreadsheets

BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

FNSACC412

Prepare operational budgets

FNSACC414

Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

FNSACC513

Manage budgets and forecasts

Code Name
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations
FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC408Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBITU314Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets
FNSACC412Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC513Manage budgets and forecasts

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification but a good knowledge of mathematics, accounting or economics is recommended.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing your studies, you’ll receive the nationally endorsed FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

PATHWAYS

Students completing this course can continue their study in the Diploma of Accounting which will take a further six months, or gain employment in entry level accounting positions.

Diploma of Accounting graduates can pathway into the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- book keeping
- payroll officer
- administration support officer
- medical receptionist.


How to apply

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$4,192.00

Government subsidised

$3,008.00

Concession

$601.60

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Accounting and Financial Services Open Days

Accounting and finance can be competitive areas, so Holmesglen works hard to ensure that when you graduate you stand out from the crowd. Our small class sizes mean you benefit from quality training with your peers, and the chance to chat one-on-one with expert teachers who still work in the sector. Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying within the area of business and finance, then speak individually with a program coordinators about Accounting and Finance specific course information and study options.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying Bookkeeping or a Certificate IV in Accounting, then speak individually with a program coordinator about your specific needs and study options.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying Bookkeeping or a Certificate IV in Accounting, then speak individually with a program coordinator about your specific needs and study options.

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Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

If you have an interest in managing a team, marketing the latest product or controlling the accounts of a major company then a business degree at Holmesglen is a great place to start. Holmesglen's business degrees combine nationally recognised qualifications with student focussed practical training. Visit us on Open Days for an overview presentation on studying within the area of business then speak individually with a program coordinator about management specific course information and study options. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting is for graduates of non-accounting degrees who are looking for a new career as an accountant. Learn skills to analyse complex accounting information, apply accounting information to solve problems and make sound economic decisions. The MPA will develop your knowledge and skills in related professional disciplines such as finance, taxation, auditing, and management.

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