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Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

National ID: FNS40215 | State ID: AWB2

 

Are you looking to invest yourself into a rewarding accounts career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping you'll have skills that are vital for managing a successful business, making you ideal for bookkeeping roles or as a registered BAS agent (with additional training and experience).

You will gain skills and knowledge in financial transactions, accounts and ledgers, workplace health and safety, financial reports, and payroll.

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

This course is also offered as a dual qualification with FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting, saving you time and money, and improving you career prospects.

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

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping you'll have skills that are vital for managing a successful business, making you ideal for bookkeeping 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:

  • Diploma of Accounting.

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Bentley
Murdoch
Peel
Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration

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

How Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
Traineeship
When Available Semester 2, 2017

When you complete the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping you'll have skills that are vital for managing a successful business, making you ideal for bookkeeping 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:

  • Diploma of Accounting.

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

These fees are estimates 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.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

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 

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
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry FNSINC401 AUR82
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks FNSBKG404 AUQ58
Design and produce business documents BSBITU306 AUJ88
Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities FNSBKG401 AUQ50
Establish and maintain a payroll system FNSBKG405 AUQ71
Prepare financial reports BSBFIA401 AUK70

2 Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC302 AUQ09
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC301 AUQ00

3 Group C Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to health and safety of self and others BSBWHS201 AUL95
Perform financial calculations FNSACC303 AUX26
Prepare operational budgets FNSACC402 AUQ01
Prepare, match and process receipts FNSACM302 AUQ37
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system FNSACC406 AUQ06
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • 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 call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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 columns below, 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. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated August 21, 2017