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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

  • National Course Code: FNS40217
  • TAFE NSW code: FNS40217-01V02-21BEL-015

Location – Belmont

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

15.6 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping enables you to launch a career in the fast-growing finance industry. You will learn how to prepare financial reports and statements, maintain payroll systems and be job-ready for any sized organisation across multiple sectors.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Apply accounting fundamentals
  • Create financial reports
  • Process financial transactions
  • Use computerised accounting and payroll systems
  • Create and lodge Business Activity Statements (BAS)

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Attention to detail
  • An enjoyment of working with numbers
  • A service-oriented nature

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • A strong foundation to start or further your finance career

Career opportunities:

  • Payroll Officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Officer

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Applied Commerce
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee you must:

  • Be in relevant employment as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge to create and lodge Business Activity Statements (BAS) for customers. However, to offer this service to clients for a fee, or other reward, you will need to register with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) after this course.
It is important to check in with TPB to learn and understand all registration requirements as they are reviewed and amended regularly. They also include a designated period of experience.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Confidence working with numbers and calculations
  • An interest in learning theory and practising skills
  • The ability to study independently

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

If you wish to commence studies prior to December 2020, please contact the Business Services section on 131601.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 Anytime between 10.00am and 11.00am Belmont Campus, Building A Level 1 Room 1
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 Anytime between 5.30pm and 7.00pm Belmont Campus, Building A Level 1 Room 1
Thursday, 1 July 2021 Anytime between 10.00am and 11.00am Belmont Campus, Building A Level 1 Room 1

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 10.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.1 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self directed reading, research and assignment preparation.

Learners are also able to attend classes on Tuesday evenings for communication units, and on Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and/or day classes on Monday and/or Friday from 9.00am to 3.30pm for computing units.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are seeking knowledge and skills to perform bookkeeping activities for organisations and businesses across a range of industry sectors including
  • BAS Agents
  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Accounts receivable officer
  • Payroll officer

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Studiosity online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Library resources

Additional LLN support may be provided in the classroom where a need has been highlighted through screening. Students who have identified as having a disability are eligible to receive individual tutorial support determined on an individual basis.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.15am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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

  • Calculator
  • USB
  • General stationery, (ie, pen, pencil, eraser, highlighters and stapler)
  • Some softcopy resources and workbooks are provided. If hard copies are required, this is at the student's own expense.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
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
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Belmont
647 Pacific Highway, Belmont
Phone 131 601

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