This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes the preparation and lodgement of business and instalment activity statement tasks and the provision of advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to the 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. 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 or Apply Online|
|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.
1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
Employment in a bookkeeping job role with functions that include establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems, completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office financial statements.
12 - 18 months
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||More Information|
|FNSBKG401||Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities||More Information|
|FNSBKG404||Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks||More Information|
|FNSBKG405||Establish and maintain a payroll system||More Information|
|FNSINC401||Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry||More Information|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents||More Information|
All remaining units can be completed in any order.
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets||More Information|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system||More Information|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records||More Information|
|FNSACC302||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers||More Information|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||More Information|
|FNSBKG402||Establish and maintain a cash accounting system||More Information|
|FNSBKG403||Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system||More Information|
|1||FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|2||BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents|
|3||FNSBKG402 - Establish and maintain a cash accounting system|
|4||FNSBKG403 - Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|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|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records|
|FNSACC302||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
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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. If you would like to enrol into this qualification, enrolments will commence in February 2019.
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
What else might I find useful?
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 https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students.
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.
As this is an online course, students will need access to a computer with good internet capacity. Students will also need to have access to a computer with the latest version of Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office with Access and MYOB AccountRight student edition V19.10.
Textbooks are an optional resource for this course as course materials are available online. If students would like to purchase and use optional textbooks, the teacher will supply the textbook details after enrolment.