The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping will prepare you for different roles in the Australian financial services industry. You’ll learn a range of accounting skills, including 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.
Career opportunities, include:
- BAS agent
- payroll officer
- accounts administration
- accounts payable/receivable.
Pathways to further study:
Please note: Free TAFE places for this course are full for 2020
- FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
- FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting
- BACC16 Bachelor of Business (Accounting).
Studying the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping at Holmesglen
This course is your stepping stone to becoming an assistant accountant, account clerk, bookkeeper or BAS agent. You’ll learn how to be agile and adaptive to ongoing changes in the financial services industry.
||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
||Prepare financial reports
||Design and produce spreadsheets
||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
||Introduce cloud computing into business operations
||Establish and maintain payroll systems
||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
||Develop and use complex spreadsheets
||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
||Prepare operational budgets
||Manage budgets and forecasts
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.
| Code || Name |
|FNSACC311||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC312||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|BSBITU314||Design and produce spreadsheets|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|BSBSMB412||Introduce cloud computing into business operations|
|FNSTPB402||Establish and maintain payroll systems|
|FNSTPB401||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|FNSACC416||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
|FNSACC513||Manage budgets and forecasts|
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.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting.
Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration.
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
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.
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These are indicative fees only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and other charges annually.
You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
To find out more about fees or payment options, visit Fees for International Students.
Tuition assurance requirements
For more details, please refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.