Course Start Date
01 Jul 2021
12 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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
- Payroll Officer
- Accounts Officer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Accounting
- Bachelor of Applied Commerce
- Bachelor of Accounting
- Bachelor of Business
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 7 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 18 months.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.
As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do approximately 1 hour of face to face or other study per week.
You can also expect to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including individual study and research of relevant website and journals, 3 recommended readings and databases additional practice question and/or learning activities in the workplace.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are trainees in accounting and bookkeeping
- are new to or seeking employment in or are already existing workers in the accounting and bookkeeping industry,
- may be BAS Service Providers and contract bookkeepers and accounts clerks seeking to pursue a career in accounting and bookeeping or a pathway to further professional accounting qualifications.
It includes not only preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements it involves dealing with and providing information to the Commissioner in relation to the services provided by a registered BAS Service provider. The course applies applied theoretical accounting and specialist BAS/GST knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine accounting and bookkeeping, BAS and GST activities and the application of accounting BAS and GST concepts and principles to differing client requirements. This course fulfils the entry requirements to the Diploma of accounting FNS50217.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
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?
For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.
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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)
|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|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|FNSACC313||Perform financial calculations|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601
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