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About this course
Whether you want to help individuals get on top of their finances or local businesses balance their books, our Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping will give you the skills and knowledge needed for a wide range of financial services roles.
On successful completion of this course, you’ll be ready for roles such as payroll, bookkeeping, financial administration, and accounts payable. Small businesses, large corporations, hospitals, schools, government offices, and more — they all need your new skills, so dream big!
Everyone needs a good accountant! Whether you want to help individuals get on top of their finances or local businesses balance their books, this is the perfect course for you.
Designed to add new skills and knowledge to your existing skillset and increase your employment opportunities, you could take your studies one step further with a Diploma of Accounting.
So, if you’re looking to start a career in supporting businesses and individuals with their finances, we're here to help you get started. And remember, these skills apply in all sorts of organisations, so you can take your pick!
Did you know: The Victorian Government has now made Free TAFE courses even more accessible for new students enrolling for study in 2023. All Free TAFE courses at TAFE Gippsland are now available to people with higher-level qualifications and those who have completed a previous Free TAFE course and are looking to continue in their selected training pathway. Conditions and eligibility rules apply. Check out our Free TAFE information page for further details.
Local job roles are usually small businesses but also include organisations such as health care, education and local government. Students with prior employment experience can register with the Tax Practitioner’s Board to work as a BAS Agent after successful completion of the course.
Opportunities for Further Study
This course is an entry requirement for students who wish to complete FNS50222 - Diploma of Accounting
Additional pathways include;
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business
BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management
Skills or Knowledge gained
Knowledge of double entry accounting, financial reporting requirements and GST compliance. Practical skills using integrated accounting software systems, spreadsheets and online support.
Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: No
Mandatory entry requirements:
Students must attend an information session/interview via Zoom prior to enrolment.
Minimum Industry Requirement
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: true
Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is reviewed regularly.
Qualifications and Recognition - 2024
- Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Work Placement - 2024
Does this course require placement?: No
Further Information - 2024
|Fees and charges
|Government subsidised concession
|Full-fee paying student
|Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt)
|Materials fee* (GST exempt)
The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.
You can expect that:
- assessment methods are clear
- assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
- assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
- educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.