FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping*

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

This Certificate consists of 13 units ie: 8 core (in bold) plus 5 elective. All units must be successfully completed to obtain a qualification.

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
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

Some elective units may be varied to suit the job role or professional development plans. If you need to discuss these options, please contact our office or send an enquiry via the contact us page

(Entry Requirements)
There are no prerequisites for individual units of competency

All courses offered by ABS are delivered in a flexible format to meet student needs usually as a traineeship (if available) or in a similar format with either face to face tuition and mentoring support. Some programs have class based training schedule to assist students with more comprehensive subjects and assessments.

The certificate assessments are competency based and conducted open book comprising both theoretical and practical exercises. Students will be expected to attend all classes (if workshop based) and complete all tasks and activities during the course. There are also activities to be completed outside of the workshops. These activities are aimed at allowing the learners to apply the course content in their own workplace environment.

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The benefits of learning with ABS are:

  • Enrol at any time
  • Resource Materials including Learner Guides & Assessment Workbooks
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as outlined below with assessor assistance.
  • Interest free payment plans
  • High graduation/completion rate
  • Dedicated training support with qualified mentor if required
  • Training and assessments aligned to workplace activities and outcomes
  • Government funded support (for some programs and subject to eligibility criteria)

Course fees, charges and payment terms are detailed on our Fees & Charges page in Student Information which can be viewed here.
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RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training and/or other expertise. To apply for RPL please discuss with ABS administration or your trainer/assessor. For (RPL) you will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence within 12 months of the enrollment date.

Please contact our office on (08) 9355 5400 to ask for the information booklet about this process and to confirm fee options.

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