Certificate IV in Accounting

Certificate IV   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 29 May 2017
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    Course description and aims

    Are you interested in a career in accounting?

    This course will provide you with the basic accounting skills you need to kick start your career with a role in financial services and accounting support.

    Training includes financial report preparation (including BAS), operational and management reporting, data compilation, and information and inventory management. Students will also learn how to manage a small office, as well as what is required to meet the various legal requirements of their potential roles.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Accounts receivable clerk, Accounts payable clerk, Bookkeeper, General clerical assistant, Trainee accountant

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Course start:
    Mon 29 May 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    10 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    This course is delivered completely online. Once enrolled you'll have up to 1 year to complete the course. You will be required to do approximately 10 hours of work such as reading and completing tasks each week.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    FNSACC302Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers40
    FNSINC401Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry30
    FNSBKG404Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks50
    BSBITU306Design and produce business documents80
    FNSBKG401Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities30
    FNSBKG405Establish and maintain a payroll system30
    BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports50
    FNSACC404Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities60
    FNSACC402Prepare operational budgets40
    FNSACC401Process business tax requirements50
    FNSACC301Process financial transactions and extract interim reports60
    BSBITU304Produce spreadsheets35
    FNSACC406Set up and operate a computerised accounting system80



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