This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.
Students who intend to enrol in this course must prove their successful completion of Certificate III in Accounting or equivalent, or prove their satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent, or have industry experience in accounting and/or any relevant financial service with a minimum of 2 years.
Students must have good communication skills. Candidates whose English is not their first language may be required to prove their English language skills which is equivalent to upper intermediate level (IELTS 5.5).
After completing the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting, students may articulate into further study of the Diploma of Accounting offered by any RTO or they may have opportunities to continue their studies in Bachelor Degree programs offered by any Australian Higher Education providers.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Payroll Clerk
- General Clerical Assistant
- Accounts Receivable Clerk
- Accounts Payable Clerk
Delivery and Assessments
This program (FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting) is delivered in an institution based environment with face to face delivery. The mode of training is highly practical with a combination of practical projects, practical tasks with simulation workplace, tutorials, group activities and theory based documents.
On orientation day, students are required to select their timetable which they will attend for a total of 20 hours per week. If there are any changes, please contact reception by the last week of the current term or the first week of the new term.
|Group A||Monday||8.30 am – 5.00 pm|
|Group B||Friday||8.30 am – 5.00 pm|
|F1||Saturday||8.30 am – 12.30 pm|
|F2||1.00 pm – 5.00 pm|
|F3||5.30 pm – 9.30 pm|
Duration: 40 weeks tuition plus 12 weeks term breaks.
Please refer to the unit description on https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ FNS40615
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|FNSINC401||Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry|
|FNSACC406||Set up and operate a computerized accounting system|
|FNSBKG404||Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks|
|FNSBKG405||Establish and maintain a payroll system|
|FNSACC301||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC402||Prepare operational budgets|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|FNSACC302||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSACC404||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|BSBITU404||Produce complex desktop published document|
|BSBWRT401||Write complex documents|