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Certificate IV in Accounting

National ID: FNS40615 | State ID: AWF3

 

Are you looking to invest yourself into an accounting career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

You will gain skills and knowledge in preparing financial statements, accounts and ledgers, operational budgets, business activity statements, accounting principles and professional practice.

This qualification is offered as a dual qualification with FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, saving you time and money, and improving your career prospects.

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting opens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas, and it may assist in entry to university.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Flexible study is at Peel Campus only (part-time).

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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  • When you complete the Certificate IV in Accounting you'll have the foundations for a career in accounting, making you ideal for sub-accountant roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting, State ID AVX7
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Where Bentley
Murdoch
Peel
Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration

One to two semesters depending upon previous studies and/or work history.

HowFlexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgersFNSACC302AUQ09
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industryFNSINC401AUR82
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasksFNSBKG404AUQ58
Design and produce business documentsBSBITU306AUJ88
Establish and maintain a payroll systemFNSBKG405AUQ71
Prepare financial reportsBSBFIA401AUK70
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entitiesFNSACC404AUP53
Prepare operational budgetsFNSACC402AUQ01
Process financial transactions and extract interim reportsFNSACC301AUQ00
Set up and operate a computerised accounting systemFNSACC406AUQ06
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activitiesFNSBKG401AUQ50
Develop and use complex spreadsheetsBSBITU402AUH20
Perform financial calculationsFNSACC303AUX26
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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