Certificate IV in Accounting [FNS40615]

Certificate IV in Accounting (CRICOS Course Code: 089639C)

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Assistant accountant
  • Accounting /Costing Clerk
  • Junior Auditor

After achieving the FNS40615 Cert IV in Accounting, students may undertake further study to Diploma of Accounting Level.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Learners are over 18 years of age. All international students must be able to demonstrate an IELTS 5.5 level of English language or equivalent. They have either completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School, College or University

Course Duration

This program is delivered 20 hours /week full time study ,15 hours face-to-face and 5 hours online using Moodle as platform, entirely off-the-job at SIBN campus through a combination of face-to-face trainer-led classes and practical classes involving small group and individual activities.

  • Calendar Year: Thirty -nine (39) weeks
  • Academic Year: Twenty (30) weeks
  • Term breaks: 3x3 weeks
  • Allocated hours: 600 contact hours

Assessment Methods

This course includes a variety of assessment methods including:

  • Practical demonstration / Observation
  • Questioning
  • Interview
  • Case study/Scenario Problem solving
  • Role play
  • Assignment
  • Written test/Knowledge Test
  • Report
  • Assignments
  • Portfolio
  • Short Q&A
  • Project
  • Presentations

Core Unit

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC404 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and installment activity statement tasks
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
FNSACC402 Perpare operational budgets
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

Elective Units

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health & safety of self and others
FNSACC401 Process business tax requirements
FNSACC405 Maintain inventroy records


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