This qualification reflects workers’ job roles in the accounting industry, including Business Activity Statements (BAS) Agents and contract bookkeepers, and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organizations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer concerning 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.
International students applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:
For entry into this qualification, international students should have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent or Certificate III in Accounting or Account Administration.
In case of domestic students, Australian Year 11 or equivalent or Certificate III in Accounting or Account Administration would be required.
The entry requirement can be met by evidence of equivalent competency to either of the above through recognition of prior learning (RPL).
International students should generally be 18 years of age or above at the time of their course commencement at the Institute. Under 18 students should have acceptable arrangements for their accommodation, support, and general welfare for the student visa duration or until they turn 18 (whichever happens first) as per the ESOS Act and National Code.
In the case of domestic students, if the applicant has not completed Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher, the applicant must meet the requirement of the Institute’s language and numeracy test. The applicant should demonstrate through an enrolment interview, either in person or by phone, that they have the skills and ability to succeed in their chosen course.
This course is delivered in 52 weeks in four terms, including 12 weeks of term breaks and holidays. Students will need to complete 13 units of competency (8 core units and 5 elective units) to attain the qualification.
The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in junior-level accounting and bookkeeping job roles. A further learning pathway utilising qualifications such as FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting would support career progression.
After completing this qualification, participants may seek relevant employment opportunities, or any training options. After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake Diploma level qualifications within FNS Financial Services Package, or other relevant Training Packages.
This course is delivered through face-to-face/classroom and online learning. Delivery of this qualification will combine theory-based material and practical sessions and independent learning, involving small discussion groups, individual and team activities and practical projects.
Throughout the training program participants will be provided with training and resource materials that contain various worksheets, handouts, additional reading materials (where required) and the assessment tasks.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a nationally recognized FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Training is delivered in a blended mode including 14 hours face-to-face in the classroom (70%) and 6 hours online learning (30%) weekly with a total of 20 hours per week.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|FNSACC416||Setup and operate computerised accounting system|
|BSBITU422||Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace|
|FNSACC312||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSTPB402||Establish and maintain payroll systems|
|FNSACC311||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|FNSTPB401||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements|
|FNSINC401||Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets|
|FNSACC414||Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities|
|FNSACC413||Make decisions in a legal context|
|FNSACC313||Perform financial calculations|
Employment opportunities greatly vary for graduates depending on their existing qualifications and experience. The course intends to develop participants’ competency to undertake management or operational roles within an organization for:
Graduates can work as a manager, researcher, a consultant with the challenging responsibility of integrating and implementing blockchain technologies in the existing or new organizations
Graduates can work as a Trainer and Assessor in RTOs in Australia for the Diploma of Applied Blockchain course with an additional Vocational Education Teaching qualification such as the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent.
After completing the qualification, participants may seek relevant employment opportunities or any training options as:
Undertake 10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Blockchain or equivalent training course.
Graduate with a Tertiary level degree completes the Diploma of Applied Blockchain finds a wide range of employment in the area of applying Blockchain technologies as:
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the course is a blended mode of face-to-face and online participation. Students appear in face-to-face tuition of a minimum of 15 hours within an institution-based environment and online learning of 5 hours per week from the Institute, home or other locations.
Blockchain is an emerging technology, and learners will likely either be working in a real “Start-Up” or forming a “Start-Up” organization or project. In both cases, many activities will be in the planning phase as opposed to being operational. Where this is the case, work environments must be ‘simulated’ for assessment. Each unit of competency involves assessment tasks conducted in a range of contexts, for example:
Please note that course fees may change during a student’s enrolment. At least 30 days’ notice will be provided to all students when course fees have changed.
Note: It is a requirement that an international student must have a valid health insurance cover for the duration of their visa.
The ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice 2007 for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students (The National Code 2007) protect overseas students and uphold high quality standards of education within Australian Education Institutions. For further information about the ESOS Act and the National Code please refer to: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Regulatory-Information/Pages/Regulatoryinformation.aspx