Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217
FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Nominal Hours: 665
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.
Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
Persons providing a business activity statement (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. Other conditions 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
8 core units plus 5 elective units
The elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment, and contribute to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome, and are to be chosen as follows:
all 5 units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
up to 2 units may be from a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course, provided they do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the 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 *
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
* Unit required for the FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set.
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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The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.
- Food and Drink
There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.
Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no supplies or utensils available at the WEA to make refreshments or to use for the consumption of food.
Please BYO refreshments for your use only.
- Confirmation of Course and Purchase of Materials
At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.
Please call the WEA office on phone: (02) 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.
- No Smoking
Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.
- COVID and your Safety
WEA Illawarra operates according to the current Public Health orders and restrictions.
ALL WEA Illawarra teaching and admin staff are double vaccinated.
WEA Illawarra recommends the following for students and visitors to the college:
– Double vaccination – highly recommended
– Mask wearing – optional
– Scanning on to Service NSW – optional
– Self-distancing – recommended
– If you are feeling unwell – notify staff immediately
Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.
Meet your tutor
Walking into a classroom full of students is Dannelle’s favourite way to start the day. Working with trainees enables Dannelle to travel to some great workplaces on the NSW South Coast and Southern Highlands and meet trainees in many different working environments.
In her own words she says, “I love that I get to be part of the training and career journey for so many people in the Illawarra.”