Certificate IV in Accounting

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Dedicated Course Educator

52 Week Course

Total Cost $2,995

RPL Full Qualification $1,495

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About The Course

Certificate IV in Accounting – FNS40615

If you can picture a long career in Accounting or Financial Services, start here and equip yourself with foundational accounting principles. Want an added bonus? Not many courses offer a seamless transition to Diploma level studies like the Certificate IV in Accounting. This course offers the opportunity to credit transfer 5 units of competency, saving you both money and time.

  • BAS Reporting
    Be valuable resource to small business when you study how to prepare business activity statements and instalment reporting.
  • Systems Development
    Gain important insight into the set-up and operation of a computerised accounting system and payroll system – firmly establishing your technical abilities.
  • Financial Administration
    Learn the key administrative tasks involved in financial reporting, operational budgeting and maintaining inventory.
  • Microsoft Excel
    Harness the potential of Microsoft Excel to develop complex spreadsheets, improving your financial analysis & reporting capabilities.
Career Pathways
  • Payroll Officer
  • Accounts receivable/payable clerk
  • General accounts office clerk
Entry Requirements

You must hold a Year 10 Certificate or equivalent. To achieve a Certificate IV in Accounting, students must complete 13 units of competency over 4 terms.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Forme fully supports Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), a process for giving students credit for skills, knowledge and experience already attained through working experience. Find out more about the RPL process by downloading our RPL Information.

Apply for recognition of prior learning at our RPL Application Form.

Course Structure

Design and produce business documents

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Prepare financial reports

Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

Administer subsidiary accounts and ledges

Prepare operational budget

Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Evaluate and authorise payment requests

Maintain inventory records

Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks

Establish and maintain a payroll system

Program Fees

Total course cost $2,995