Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping – International

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Course Code FNS40217
Course Title Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
CRICOS Code 098016D
Duration 1 Year
Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location Melbourne City Campus

Program Overview

This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, providing customer service in financial transactions and producing reports. They apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision.

Program Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written Assessments
  • Project Work
  • Workbook activities
  • Case studies

Units of Competency

The FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping requires 13 units of competency :

Core Units

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems

Elective Units

BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

• * Requires pre-requisite unit FNSBKG402 – Establish and maintain a cash accounting system.

• ** Units form BAS agent registration Skill Set.

• Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment

This course includes comprehensive knowledge of
MYOB AccountRight skills (Advanced level).


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English
and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake an English language test at TMG.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.



The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles. A further learning pathway utilising qualifications such as FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting would support career progression.

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Contract Bookkeeper
  • Certified Bookkeeper
  • BAS Agent
  • General Clerical Assistant
  • Payroll Clerk


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Application Fee $250
Material Fee $200