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FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting is the latest nationally accredited qualification from the Financial Services Training Package. This online course covers critical accounting information such as financial statements, computerised accounting, business tax requirements, preparing Business Activity Statements, operational finance, and much, much more.

The FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting qualification is part of the Financial Services Training Package and is designed to provide students with the skills required to undertake a range of financial, managerial and administrative tasks in an accounting context.

To find out more about the ATOs legislation and the requirements of a BAS Agent, visit the Tax Practitioners Board at:

Course summary

Course code
Qualification gained
Certificate IV in Accounting
Nationally recognised
Study mode
Flexible delivery (including online with some projects / activities and/or skills-based training)
Course fees
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Flexible duration
Up to 18 months
Study load
Start date
Start anytime
Assessment method
Short answer questions

Career opportunities

  • Accounting Assistant
  • BAS Service Provider

Course units

Apply Principles of Professional Practice to Work in the Financial Services Industry
Process Business Tax Requirements
Carry Out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement Tasks
Set Up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System
Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports
Establish and Maintain a Payroll System
Prepare Financial Statements for Non-Reporting Entities
Prepare Financial Reports
Prepare Operational Budgets
Design and Produce Business Documents
Make Decisions in a Legal Context
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

Entry requirements

  • Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
  • A good command of written English
  • Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week

If you have these essential requirements, then you can get started immediately.

Qualification pathways

  • Complete the required training and the assessment requirements
  • Have you studied a related course? Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Are you currently working in a related industry? Apply for Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)
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