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National code: FNS40217

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping at TAFE Digital

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Online

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

2 years

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class time Dedicated hours required each week in either online or on campus classes.

5 hours

Additional study time The minimum recommended hours you will need to commit to your studies outside of class hours. This may could include private study, work placements and research.

3 hours

Fee details

Full fee This is the non-subsidised fee for the course. Payment plans may be available.

$7,230

This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.

Nationally Recognised Training

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Mature Age Workers' Scholarship

You may be eligible for the NSW Smart & Skilled Fee-Free Traineeship which will be verified at enrolment

Proposed Timetable What time classes run

Australian Traineeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

Additional Information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Skills assessments such as creating reports in Excel or creating accounting documents, like balance sheets and journals

  • Assessments in a simulated workplace, including the use of policies and procedures, sample documents and case studies

  • Knowledge assessments including questions on accounting theory

  • Role plays to practice workplace communication

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • There is no work placement for this qualification.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

    • Prescribed textbooks text books may be required to complete this course. Several units require textbooks which range in price from $50 to $90 each varying according to the availability of electronic versions.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

    • a trainee (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
    • employed
    • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
    • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become qualified in accounting and bookkeeping after successful completion
  • To successfully complete this course, you will need:

    • a computer, software and consumables required to operate a computerised accounting system (MYOB AccountRight 2018.3) and Office 365
    • prescibed textbook
    • individual access to the Internet.
  • To be able demonstrate verbal communication skills in some assessments, which will involve participating in a role-play in 12 of the13 units which may be video recorded and the video submitted for marking.

    • colleagues, friends or family members over 18 who are available and willing to participate in some assessment role plays that are recorded and submitted for marking.
    • access to recording equipment such as a camera or smart phone for these role-plays

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 units of competency, including 8 core and 5 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry FNSACC408

  • Introduce cloud computing into business operations BSBSMB412

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC312

  • Complete business activity and instalment activity statements FNSTPB401

Course Delivery Studying Online

Choose when and where you study. Set your own pace, with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload. Access your learning management system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is a highly collaborative space that involves more than simply reading and consuming.

You will interact creatively with content, teachers and your peers, improving your overall engagement with the course. Teaching staff are available to provide you with support, enabling you meet your course outcomes.

You may need to attend a vocational placement, on campus assessment and/or a teacher might need to observe and assess you in a real or simulated environment. Online courses require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • As an enrolled student with TAFE Digital you can access a range of support services to help you make the most out of your time as a student.

  • The careers counsellors at TAFE Digital can help you, whether you're currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in a course with your career direction, educational and vocational pathways or if you are experiencing difficulties that may affect your studies.

  • TAFE Digital offers great support to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

  • students with a permanent or temporary disability

  • people studying with TAFE Digital who are from multicultural backgrounds

  • students who are experiencing difficulties with learning and Study Skills.

  • We also provide information to students regarding their rights and responsibilities and educational options for students living overseas.

  • There is also our Technical Help page to assist you with some common student technical issues.

  • You'll find it easy to access extra online resources, once enrolled through the Online Learning Support (OLS) website and e-Resources.

Student Support

We're here for you. Get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

  • Mon 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed