Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

cert IV bookkeeping
Course Code
FNS40211
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn; Online; GippsTAFE Academy (Traralgon)
Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 2 years
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Online; Part Time (Day); Part Time (Night)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Part Time:
  • Ongoing
Enquiries
Enquiries for all campuses
Phone: (03) 5622 8500

Fax:1300 094 661
Email: warrecept@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This course is designed to reflect the job role of contract bookkeepers or employees performing book keeping tasks for organisations in a range of Industries.

Students will gain skills in computer application, particularly in the use of MYOB Accounting software, and in the development if bookkeeping management systems for organisations and general admissions. Students additionally develop knowledge in preparing financial reports and records such as BAS statements, for a range of different business types.

Persons providing a 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. This information should be sourced directly from the Tax Practitioners Board website. 

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Contract Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeper

Entry Requirements

  • Students are required to undertake a literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Good computer skills

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
BSBFIA401A
Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306A
Design and produce business documents
BSBOHS201A
Participate in OHS processess
FNSBKG401A
Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
FNSBKG402A
Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
FNSBKG403A
Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
FNSBKG404A
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks 
FNSBKG405A
Establish and maintain a payroll system
FNSINC401A
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
Elective Units
FNSACC301A
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC401A
Process business tax requirements
FNSACC404A
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC302A
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers