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Overview

Course code:

FNS40217

CRICOS:

099459B

Start date(s):

February, July

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.


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


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent
English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band-score less than 5.5

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

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

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


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Contact details

Accounting and Financial Services Open Days

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.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

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.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

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.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

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.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

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