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Bookkeeping is one of the key skills required for business success. The Certificate IV in Bookkeeping online course will teach you about financial statements, computerised accounting, payroll, preparing Business Activity Statements, operational finance, all important information for contract bookkeepers, bookkeeper employees and sole traders.

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The Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course is designed in a practical way so that you actually get to practice the knowledge and skills you gain. As you progress you will gain valuable insights into the world of finance so that you are ready to provide your clients with quality BAS services.

To find out more about the ATOs legislation and the requirements of a BAS Agent, visit the Tax Practitioners Board at: http://tpb.gov.au

Course summary

Course code
FNS40215
Qualification gained
Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Nationally recognised
Yes
Study mode
Flexible delivery (including online with some projects / activities and/or skills-based training)
Course fees
Pay up-front, pay by installment or completely customise your own payment plan here.
Flexible duration
Up to 18 months
Study load
Self-paced
Start date
Start anytime
Assessment method
Short answer questions
Associated with
institute of certified bookkeepers logo

Access free student membership to Australia’s largest bookkeeping institute, the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). Set yourself up for success with access to ICB support, resources, network meetings and more.

Career opportunities

  • Bookkeeper
  • BAS Service Provider
  • Payroll Manager

Course units

FNSINC401
Apply Principles of Professional Practice to Work in the Financial Services Industry
FNSBKG401
Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures Relevant to Bookkeeping Activities
FNSBKG404
Carry Out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement Task
FNSBKG402
Establish and Maintain a Cash Accounting System
FNSBKG403
Establish and Maintain an Accrual Accounting System
FNSACC406
Set Up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System
FNSACC302
Administer Subsidiary Accounts and Ledgers
FNSBKG405
Establish and Maintain a Payroll System
BSBFIA401
Prepare Financial Reports
FNSACC402
Prepare Operational Budgets
BSBITU306
Design and Produce Business Documents
FNSACC303
Perform Financial Calculations
BSBWHS201
Contribute to Health and Safety of Self and Others

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)
Student reviews

"I have completed distance, online learning with other institutions previously and I found Australian College to be one of the most professional, efficient and focused providers of distance learning that I have enrolled with. Thank you for your support."

Nadine Taylor, 17th January 2014

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