FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

This qualification reflects accounting positions in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. This course provides students with basic accounting skills and trains them to use computers in the accounting environment. This course is specially designed for employees who perform duties such as completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing basic management and job costing reports, preparing budgets, maintaining inventory records and a payroll system.

Duration52 Weeks
National CodeFNS40222
CRICOS Code109982G
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 13.5 hrs/week
Online: 6.5 hrs/week
Tuition Fee$10,000
Enrolment Fee*$200
*Non-refundable

Course Structure

The following unit of competencies are covered in this course:

FNSACC421 – Prepare financial reports
FNSTPB412 – Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBTEC402 – Design and produce complex spreadsheets
FNSTPB411 – Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSACC414 – Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC411 – Process business tax requirements
FNSACC426 – Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
FNSACC405 – Maintain inventory records
BSBTEC302 – Design and produce spreadsheets
FNSACC321 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC322 – Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC418 – Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets

Entry Requirements

Students must have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 11 or an equivalent that demonstrates the knowledge and skills to enter the Financial Services sector.

English proficiency requirement:
One of the following English test scores or equivalent must be met:

  • IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 46
  • PTE Academic score of 45

Pathways from the Qualification

Students who gain this qualification can further their study in the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or gain employment as a/an:

  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts clerk
  • Accounts receivable and payable clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll clerk