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.
|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. 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
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 13 units, consisting of:
10 core units and 3 elective units.
|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|
Optional Elective Units
|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|
Online - enrol into one unit at a time, as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
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|
|FNS50215||Diploma of Accounting||No|
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