TAFE Now

Certificate IV in Accounting

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This starter certificate provides an entry point into the world of accounting. It also delivers essential learning required to register as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Accounting with TAFE Now

  • $1,980*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

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    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

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  • $3,500*

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 10

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This is the qualification you need if you want to build a career in accounting, bookkeeping or payroll and other account support functions.

You will learn how to prepare financial statements, apply professional practice and carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks, including using the computer program MYOB.

The minimum educational requirement for becoming a registered BAS agent with the TPB is either a Cert IV in Bookkeeping or a Cert IV in Accounting

After completing the Certificate IV in Accounting, graduates can seek a traineeship in a busy accounting or general office or go on to study more advanced accounting at diploma, advanced diploma or degree level.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Accounting with TAFE Now, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 13 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

10 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare financial reports
    BSBFIA401

  • Design and produce business documents
    BSBITU306

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC301

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC302

  • Prepare operational budgets
    FNSACC402

  • Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
    FNSACC404

  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSACC406

  • Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
    FNSBKG404

  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
    FNSBKG405

  • Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
    FNSINC401

Elective Units

3 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
    BSBITU402

  • Perform financial calculations
    FNSACC303

  • Manage budgets and forecasts
    FNSACC503

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

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1999
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636
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