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Certificate IV in Accounting

FNS40615

  • This Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615) meets the educational requirements for BAS Agent registration
  • Study online when & where it suits you
  • Complete assessments at your own pace (finish the course within 1 year)

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
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Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 12 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Assignments & workplace simulation tests
Start date

Enrol anytime.

Contact us about enrolling.
Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)

TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.

You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.

OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.

Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.

TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network

Payment options

Upfront payment

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Price
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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

To work out how much this course would cost you,
contact a SEEK Learning consultant.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) & other office taxes
  • Operational reporting
  • Supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems
  • Classifying, recording & reporting accounting information
  • Maintaining inventory records
  • Managing a small office
  • Establishing & maintaining a payroll system

Course structure

13 units

Units

  1. FNSACC302 - Administer subsidiary accounts & ledgers


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor financial accounts receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts and plan a recovery action, and remit payments to sundry creditors.

  2. FNSINC401 - Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify industry professional approaches to procedures, guidelines, policies and standards, including ethical requirements, and to model and meet expectations of these in all aspects of work.

  3. FNSBKG404 - Carry out business activity & instalment activity statement tasks


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply compliance requirements to effectively process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS) and other required reports.

  4. BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health & safety of self & others


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.

  5. BSBITU306 - Design & produce business documents


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications.

  6. BSBITU402 - Develop & use complex spreadsheets


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and produce complex documents.

  7. FNSBKG405 - Establish & maintain a payroll system


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries and process accurate payroll data for manual and computerised systems.

  8. FNSACC405 - Maintain inventory records


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with organisational inventory procedures, reconcile inventory records to general ledgers, record inventory flows, prepare schedules and produce ad hoc reports.

  9. BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports


    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to record general journal adjustment entries and to prepare end of period financial reports.

  10. FNSACC404 - Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a range of commonly required financial reports for entities that do not have a statutory duty to file financial reports with government agencies and regulators.

  11. FNSACC402 - Prepare operational budgets


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and document operational budgets for a variety of organisations.

  12. FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions & extract interim reports


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journals to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports.

  13. FNSACC406 - Set up & operate a computerised accounting system


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to modify and operate an integrated computerised accounting system. This is generally under supervision and encompasses processing transactions within the system, maintaining the system, producing reports and ensuring system integrity.

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Recognition

This course meets the educational requirements for registration as a BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

Other conditions may apply, and your SEEK Learning consultant will be able to assist with any questions you have about meeting the registration requirements.

Payment options

Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about how to pay or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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