Open Training & Education Network

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

FNS40215

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This certificate is the entry level qualification for a career in bookkeeping and explores a range of financial tasks including payroll, BAS and accounting systems.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Bookkeeping with Open Training & Education Network

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

It includes the preparation and lodgement of business and instalment activity statement tasks and the provision of advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to the activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is reviewed regularly.

  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Bookkeeper

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping with Open Training & Education Network, 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

6 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare financial reports
    BSBFIA401

  • Design and produce business documents
    BSBITU306

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
    FNSBKG401

  • 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

7 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
    BSBITU402

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS201

  • Write simple documents
    BSBWRT301

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC301

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC302

  • Perform financial calculations
    FNSACC303

  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSACC406

Course Provider

OTEN is part of the award winning TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute, national winner of the 2010 Large Training Provider and 2011 Skills for Sustainability at the Australian Training Awards. We offer world-class distance education services and products to more than

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