This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers and 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. Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory 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.
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|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.
The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as - Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information, supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems, classifying, recording and reporting accounting information, managing a small office, and ensuring relevant legal requirements are adhered to.
Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this distance program on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 18 months, based on approximately 1400 hours of learning.
Students must complete all 8 core units.
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||More Information|
|BSBSMB412||Introduce cloud computing into business operations||More Information|
|FNSACC311||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||More Information|
|FNSACC312||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers||More Information|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry||More Information|
|FNSACC416||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system||More Information|
|FNSTPB401||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements||More Information|
|FNSTPB402||Establish and maintain payroll systems||More Information|
Students must complete 5 electives from the list provided.
|FNSACC411||Process business tax requirements||More Information|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records||More Information|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents||More Information|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets||More Information|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents||More Information|
|FNSACC313||Perform financial calculations||More Information|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets||More Information|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities||More Information|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|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|
|FNSACC411||Process business tax requirements|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents|
|FNSACC313||Perform financial calculations|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|