This course is for those wanting to undertake a career in the accounting area. Some of the skills students will gain will be knowledge in BAS reports, compiling budgets, non-complex reports and computerised accounting systems.
|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. It is also recommended students have sound literacy and numeracy skills.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory functions.
Students interested in registering as a BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioner’s board must complete the units FNSBKG404 & FNSBKG405.
Standard Course Structure
Approximately 640 hours of study time may be involved. Distance students require self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit.
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC302||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSACC402||Prepare operational budgets|
|FNSACC404||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|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|
|FNSACC401||Process business tax requirements|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents|
|FNSACC303||Perform financial calculations|
|FNSACC403||Make decisions in a legal context|
|FNSACC407||Produce job costing information|
|FNSACM401||Evaluate and authorise payment requests|
Duration and dates
This course is available by Distance Education and course material will be available online. Distance Education students require self-motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet.
This course will take approximately 12 months to complete, but may vary dependent on individual student study loads.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|FNS30315||Certificate III in Accounts Administration||No|
|FNS50215||Diploma of Accounting||No|
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