FNS40217 Certificate IV of Accounting and Book-keeping

FNS40217 CERTIFICATE IV OF ACCOUNTING AND BOOKKEEPING

CRICOS CODE: 097798K

COURSE DESCRIPTION:                                

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for the organization in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and installment 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 judgment in completing routine and non-routine activities.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts and environments. They apply solutions to a defined range of problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources in relation to a variety of tasks. They may provide guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. This qualification is designed to reflect the role of contract bookkeepers and employees performing in the role of bookkeeper for organizations and who perform duties such as:

  • establishing and maintaining accounting systems
  • assisting with Business Activity Statements and other office taxes
  • payroll

developing management systems for organisation

  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL center or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia.
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test.
  • At least 18 years or above * From May 2019 intake SCCM is not accepting any under 18 application.
  • For Packaging courses, the student cannot progress to the higher Qualification unless the student successfully Completed Lower Qualification.

Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web-based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

52 weeks (40 Academic weeks + 12Weeks Holidays)
14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online

Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

  • FNS50217-Diploma of Accounting of any FNS packages courses

 Employment Pathways

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • BAS Agent
  • Tax Agent,
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Senior Financial Clerk

Accounts receivable/payable officer

Level2, 17 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW, 2150

Tuition Fees AUD 10,800 Enrolment Fee AUD 250 *Material fee AUD 349

Units of competency

Core/Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Core
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations Core
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Core
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Core
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry Core
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Core
FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and installment activity statements Core
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems1 Core
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements  Elective
BSBFIA412 Report on Financial Activity Elective
BSBITU402 Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
BSBCUS403 Implement Customer Service Standards Elective

Sydney City College of Management

Level 2, 17 Macquarie St, Paramatta, NSW 2150

Phone: +61 288720435

Email: admissions@sccm.edu.au

National Register Link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS50217
*This course does not have any prerequisite

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.