Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Vocational Education Training Programs

CRICOS Course Code: 107863H  National Code: FNS40217

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Campbelltown

Study Mode

On-Campus

Level

Certificate

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

  • Bookkeeper
  • Finance Sector Supervisor
  • Accounts Supervisor 

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements (This may vary depending on the source country's assessment level & subsequent risk level):

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Our current (as of May 2022) Admissions requirements for Assessment Level 1 countries like Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia etc (as long as these countries are on assessment Lvl 1) are:

  • GPA 75% or pass mark for Phillipines, GPA 70%for Indonesia. (Note: If your student source country is Lvl 1, our GPA requirement for Lvl 1 country would be the pass mark % as per the source country education requirement).
  • No IELTS/PTE required. Online LLN test will be provided to the student to complete
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • Provide documentry evidence / explanation for gaps or breaks in between academic and/or work experience
  • No dependants. Application with family has to apply as single applicant at time of application. Dependants should be declared in the visa application. 

Code

Title

Core or Elective

BSBFIA401

Prepare financial reports

Core

BSBSMB412

Introduce cloud computing into business operations

Core

FNSACC311

Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

Core

FNSACC312

Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

Core

FNSACC408

Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Core

FNSACC416

Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

Core

FNSTPB401

Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

Core

FNSTPB402

Establish and maintain payroll systems

Core

FNSACC405

Maintain inventory records

Elective

FNSACC412

Prepare operational budgets

Elective

BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Elective

BSBWRT301

Write simple documents

Elective

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Elective

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

Offshore Fee

$9,500

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $300

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee

$6,000

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $50 Per Term

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are entry level accounting roles across a range of industries.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or into a range of other Diploma level qualifications.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

VIE has official articulation with Australian Higher Education Providers, King’s Own Institute (KOI) www.koi.edu.au for our Diploma & Advanced Diploma courses towards KOI’s Bachelor of IT & Accounting courses in Australia.

VIE also has official articulation with Australian Higher Education Provider, Australian Institute of Business Intelligence (AIBI) www.aibi.edu.au for our Diploma & Advanced Diploma course towards AIBI’s Bachelor in International Business & Bachelor of Enterprise Management Systems.

For more detailed information, please enquire with one of our Marketing Team members on partnership@vie.edu.au or through our online chat or contact form.

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