FNS40215 – Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
The Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer’s liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision;
- Giving a taxpayer advice about a BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations; or
- Dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to a BAS provision
Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is regularly reviewed. ABS have been delivering bookkeeping courses in Perth for many years with great success.
Nationally Recognised Training
ABS is a Registered Training Organisation (ID: 51804) and meet the Standards for RTOs 2015. We participate in ongoing audits to ensure our training and qualifications offered are current and compliant to these standards.
The certificate consists of 6 core unit plus 7 elective units. Below is an example course outline, a range of other elective units are available and we can tailor the qualification to suit your requirements. All units must be successfully completed to obtain a qualification.
|FNSBKG401||Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities|
|FNSBKG402||Establish and maintain a cash accounting system|
|FNSBKG403||Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system|
|FNSBKG404||Carry out business activity and installment activity
|FNSBKG405||Establish and maintain a payroll system|
|FNSINC401||Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBOHS201||Participate in OHS processes|
|FNSACC303||Perform financial calculations|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
For more information regarding other elective units available for this course please contact our office.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification however the Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30315) may be a suggested pathway
Delivery and Assessment
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.
For more detail please make an enquiry.
Why train with ABS?
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 with to workplace activities and outcomes
- Government funded support (for some programs and subject to eligibility criteria)
Fees & Charges
Course fees, charges and payment terms are detailed on our Fees & Charges page in Student Information which can be viewed here.
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.