Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40222
FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Nominal Hours: 665
NOTE: Enrolments in this course can be taken ALL YEAR ROUND.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.
Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
Persons providing a BAS service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration as a BAS agent. Other requirements apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
What work can you do?
Accounts Officer, Accounts Supervisor, Bookkeeper
What units will you study?
Total number of units of competency = 13
10 core units plus 3 elective units, of which:
- at least 2 must be from the elective units listed below
- up to 1 may be from this qualification or any currently endorsed Certificate III or above training package qualification or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome.
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC426 Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents
FNSACC323 Perform financial calculations
HOW TO ENROL
Please contact 02 4226 1622 to arrange an interview with our Student Support Officer to ensure the course is right for you, discuss and choose your elective units and receive a final quote before enrolling.
Please note date range is indicative of program start for this term not complete program.
This qualification is eligible for funding under Smart and Skilled. For more information on Smart and Skilled visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au
WEA Illawarra can be prevented from issuing you with a nationally recognised VET qualification or statement of attainment when you complete your course if you do not have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet obtained a USI you can apply for it directly at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-usi
NOTE: Certificates will not be issued until satisfactory completion of all assessment requirements and all payments for the course have been received.
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