Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

FNS40215

Hawthorn, Croydon, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $1,760*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • February 2017

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Self paced (12 months)

  • Croydon

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $4,840*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • February 2017

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Self paced (12 months)

  • Croydon

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified February 13, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
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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

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Bookkeeper

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping with Swinburne University of Technology, 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

  • Analyse and present research information
    BSBRES401A

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS201

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC301

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC302

  • Perform financial calculations
    FNSACC303

  • Prepare operational budgets
    FNSACC402

  • Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
    FNSACC404

  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSACC406

  • Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
    FNSBKG402

  • Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
    FNSBKG403

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
218
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions