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FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Accounting and bookkeeping are critical pillars to success in any business, organisation, or industry!

  1. Steady and high demand for qualified accountants and bookkeepers
  2. The right qualification opens you up to a myriad of job prospects
  3. As long as businesses are making money, accounting skills will always be required!

Are you good with numbers?

Do you want to combine this strength with a career that can be applied to any industry, trade, or line of business?

Academia’s entry-level accounting course is the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

This course offers students’ knowledge and skills in accounting and bookkeeping fundamentals as an entry into Academia's accounting stream of courses.

You will receive training in paper based accounting, computerised accounting, bookkeeping skills, understanding financial terms, developing strong communication skills, office procedures, selling and acquisitions and the preparation of financial records and reports.

Further your qualifications with the Diploma of Accounting or Advanced Diploma of Accounting.

Combine your passion and strength for numbers with a consultancy approach that helps businesses not only understand where there money is going, but how they can improve processes to enjoy steady future growth.

Why Study Accounting?

Year on year, students are consistently enrolling in our various accounting courses.

After all, despite emerging and fading trends, or changes to the business landscape, one thing remains the same: the need for competent and accurate bookkeeping and accounting.

Think of it this way: as long as there are operational businesses running anywhere in the world, accounting is needed!

Accounting in also a great stepping stone to related fields including finance, commerce, and economics.

Further Education

After successful completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting you can continue with Diploma of Accounting to improve job prospects and further develop your accounting skills.

Career Pathways

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

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.

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Course Recognition

Course Code: FNS40217
Course Name: Certificate IV in Accounting
CRICOS Code: 0100008
CRICOS Duration: 39 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks

Units of competency for the Certificate IV in Accounting

Unit Code
Unit Description
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
FNSACC313
Perform financial calculations
FNSACC407
Produce job costing information
FNSACC408
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC412
Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC413
Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC414
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC416
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402
Establish and maintain payroll systems

Study Accounting in Melbourne Today!

Get the skills you need to enter the dynamic and ever-growing world of accounting!

The Certificate IV is the perfect place to start developing your accounting and bookkeeping skills, with the opportunity to pursue further education in the future.

After successfully obtaining your qualification, you meet the requirements to work as an employee bookkeeper and to become a registered BAS agent in Australia, as per the Tax Practitioners Board.

Study accounting in Melbourne today with Academia!

Our courses are delivered face-to-face in classrooms at our centrally located Melbourne CBD location. Just a few moments from Melbourne Central train station, our campus is at the centre of a bustling, student-friendly city.

Have any questions about the Certificate IV in Accounting?

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  1. Local:(03) 9671 4755
  2. International:+61 3 9671 4755