Certificate IV in Bookkeeping


  • Get qualified to work as a Bookkeeper with a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40215)
  • Meets educational requirements for BAS agent registration
  • Bookkeeper roles are often part-time & family-friendly

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Graduates eligible for BAS registration.





Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 16 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 8 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
Study mode


Assignments & workplace simulation tests
Start date

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
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Upfront payment

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Establishing & maintaining accounting systems
  • Establishing & maintaining payroll systems
  • Preparing financial statements & reports
  • Maintaining asset & inventory records
  • Using complex spreadsheets
  • Producing business documents

Course structure

13 units


  1. FNSACC302 - Administer subsidiary accounts & ledgers

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

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

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

  5. BSBITU306 - Design & produce business documents

  6. FNSBKG401 - Develop & implement policies & practices relevant to bookkeeping activities

  7. BSBITU402 - Develop & use complex spreadsheets

  8. FNSBKG405 - Establish & maintain a payroll system

  9. FNSACC303 - Perform financial calculations

  10. BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports

  11. FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions & extract interim reports

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

  13. BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents

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.


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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