Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Course Code :

FNS40222
CRICOS Code :
110008K

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: 10800
Enrollment Fee: 250
Material Fee: 349

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8, 50 Grenfell St, ADELAIDE, South Australia 5000

This FNS40222 – Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (BAS) agents and contract 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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects.  

Outcome

Requirement

Assessment Method

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit

Pathways

Units of competency

BSBPEF501
Manage personal and professional development
Elective
BSBLDR413
Lead effective workplace relationships
Elective
BSBTEC402
Design and produce complex spreadsheets
Elective
FNSACC414
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Core
FNSACC412
Prepare operational budgets
Core
BSBTEC302
Design and produce spreadsheets
Core
FNSACC426
Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
Core
FNSACC321
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Core
FNSTPB411
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
Core
FNSACC322
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Core
FNSACC418
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
Core
FNSACC421
Prepare financial reports
Core
FNSTPB412
Establish and maintain payroll systems
Core

How to Apply

Course Code :

FNS40222
CRICOS Code :
110008K

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: 10800
Enrollment Fee: 250
Material Fee: 349

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8, 50 Grenfell St, ADELAIDE, South Australia 5000

Overview

This FNS40222 – Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (BAS) agents and contract 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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects.  

Course Outcome

Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities. 

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link: 

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS40222 

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. 

Persons providing a 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 as a BAS agent. Other requirements apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly. 

Course Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Age 18 Years or Above 
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia. 
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test. 

 

Assessment Strategies

Students are provided with assessment resources at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with learning resources. 

The assessment resources set out the range and types of assessment tasks that will be used for the unit. 

Each unit will comprise of number of assessment tasks which may include short written knowledge tests; discussions; compiling portfolio of evidence; projects; case studies; research; written reports; participating in practical activities such as demonstrations, roleplays and presentations. 

To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time. 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Qualified trainers/assessors will manage the RPL process. 

Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook and the Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure, for more information. 

Credit Transfer

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units are equivalent to the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer.  

Qualified trainers/assessors will manage this process following our Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees. 

 

Pathways

Potential employment options are in Accounting roles.
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into Diploma of Accounting.

Certification

After completion of this course and all assessments, you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised Qualification FNS40222 – Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. 

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who partially complete this course. 

Student Support

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes: 

  • Academic and personal support. 
  • Referral to external support services. 

Pathways

Education Pathway: 

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the Diploma of Accounting or into a range of other Diploma level qualifications. 

Career Pathway: 

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification may include: 

  • Bookkeeper 
  • Banking Officer 
  • Financial Services Administrative Officer 
  • Accounts clerk 
  • Financial Planner’s Assistant 
  • Insurance Officer 
  • Life Insurance Broking Officer 
  • Life Insurance Officer 
  • Superannuation Fund Administrator 

Course Structure

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 13 units of competency, consisting of 10 core units and 3 elective units. 

Units of competency

BSBPEF501
Manage personal and professional development
Elective
BSBLDR413
Lead effective workplace relationships
Elective
BSBTEC402
Design and produce complex spreadsheets
Elective
FNSACC414
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Core
FNSACC412
Prepare operational budgets
Core
BSBTEC302
Design and produce spreadsheets
Core
FNSACC426
Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
Core
FNSACC321
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Core
FNSTPB411
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
Core
FNSACC322
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Core
FNSACC418
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
Core
FNSACC421
Prepare financial reports
Core
FNSTPB412
Establish and maintain payroll systems
Core

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