Certificate IV in Accounting – International

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Course Code FNS40615
Course Title Certificate IV in Accounting
CRICOS Code 087904G
Duration 1 Year

Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location Melbourne City Campus

Program Overview

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions.

Program Structure


Assessment methods may include:

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

Units of Competency

The FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting requires 13 units of competency:

Core Units

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

Elective Units

BSBITU402 – Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
FNSACC303 – Perform financial calculation

* 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.


Become a qualified BAS agent

Upon successful completion of the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting, graduates meet the minimum educational requirements for BAS agent registration by the National Tax Practitioners Board under the Tax Agent Services Act (2009). This course meets the TPB’s current educational requirements for registered BAS agents that were put in place on 1st March 2012.

Graduates seeking Tax agent and BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with Board as this is regularly reviewed and additional eligibility criteria may apply. Visit www.tpb.gov.au for further information


Course Fee


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