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Vocational Courses

Accounting and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217

COURSE DATES: 30/11/2019 - 30/11/2020

About Course

FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Nominal Hours: 665

Course Description
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.
Licensing/Regulatory Information
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.

Entry requirements
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.

Core Units
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 *
Elective Units
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
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records
FNSACC407 Produce job costing information
FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC413 Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACM401 Evaluate and authorise payment requests
FNSORG505 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
FNSPAY501 Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll
FNSPAY502 Process superannuation payments in payroll
FNSPAY503 Process complex employee terminations in payroll
FNSPAY504 Interpret and apply knowledge of industrial regulations relevant to payroll
FNSPAY505 Interpret and apply knowledge of taxation systems relevant to payroll

* Unit required for the FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set.

For more packaging rules see https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS40217

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 your elective units and receive a final quote before enrolling.
This qualification is eligible for funding under Smart and Skilled. For more information on Smart and Skilled visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/ or phone 1300 772 104 

Unique Student Identifier
From 1 January 2015 all students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

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.

Course Details

Course:
Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217
Starts:
30/11/2019
Finishes:
30/11/2020
Classes:
0 sessions of 0 hours
Time:
on application
Price:
For enrolments, call (02) 4226 1622
Code:
23014XX
Venue:
WEA Wollongong

Venue: WEA Wollongong

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