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FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

Introduction

This course offers students knowledge and skills in accounting fundamentals as an entry into Academia's accounting stream of courses. You will receive training in paper based accounting, computerised accounting, understanding financial terms, developing strong communication skills, office procedures, selling and acquisitions and the preparation of financial records and reports.

Course Recognition

Course Code: FNS40615
Course Name: Certificate IV in Accounting
CRICOS Code: 091536C
CRICOS Duration: 38 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Course Delivery Location: Melbourne Campus (152 Elizabeth Street Melbourne VIC 3000)
Brisbane Campus (41 Raff Street Spring Hill QLD 4000)

Units of competency for the Certificate IV in Accounting

Unit Code
Unit Description
FNSACC301
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC403
Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC406
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSBKG404
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
FNSINC401
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
FNSACC303
Perform financial calculations
FNSACC402
Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC407
Produce job costing information
FNSBKG405
Establish and maintain a payroll system
FNSACC302
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC404
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

Job Roles (Possible Careers)

This course designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:

  1. Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes
  2. Operational reporting
  3. Producing of basic management reports
  4. Producing basic job costing reports
  5. Preparing budgets
  6. Supervising the operation of computer based systems
  7. Classifying, recording and reporting of accounting information
  8. Maintaining inventory records
  9. Managing a small office
  10. Making decisions in a legal context

Pathways

After successful completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting you can continue with

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and computer lab workshops. Certificate IV in Accounting provides you with knowledge and skills as an introduction in bookkeeping including:

  1. Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes
  2. Operational reporting
  3. Producing of basic management reports
  4. Producing basic job costing reports
  5. Preparing budgets
  6. Supervising the operation of computer based systems
  7. Classifying, recording and reporting of accounting information
  8. Maintaining inventory records
  9. Managing a small office
  10. Making decisions in a legal context

You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based (MYOB) tasks, and assignments
Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, Accounting / Business Software, Client Server and student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.