Students will gain skills in some of the following areas: establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems, BAS statements and general administration.
This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements however, a recommended pathway would be to complete FNS30315 - Certificate III Accounts Administration prior to completing this course.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 13 units, consisting of:
6 core units and 7 elective units.
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|FNSBKG401||Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities|
|FNSBKG404||Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks|
|FNSBKG405||Establish and maintain a payroll system|
|FNSINC401||Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC302||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|FNSBKG402||Establish and maintain a cash accounting system|
|FNSBKG403||Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system|
Online - enrol into one unit at a time, as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
|Third Party Verification|
There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.
Duration and dates
12 - 18 months
This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 6 - 10 hours per week available for study for each unit. There are additional Resource Requirements for this course.
Important Information: This qualification is being superseded by FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and is not equivalent. This qualification is in teach out. If you would like to enrol into this qualification please call Rhona Strickland on 07 4920 2133 prior to enrolment to discuss units that will transfer to the new qualification.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|FNS30315||Certificate III in Accounts Administration||No|
|FNS40615||Certificate IV in Accounting||No|
|FNS50215||Diploma of Accounting||No|
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Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student.
To ensure a place in this course an enrolment form must be completed and full payment received. Enrolments can be made over the phone with a credit card, in person or via mail. Fees may be paid by credit card, cash, EFTPOS, cheque or money order.