Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (BAS) agents and contract bokkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organizations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and installment activity statements, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that is qualification reflects. Individual in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Vocational Outcomes

Graduates of this qualification should be able to work in various accounting job roles with duties such as completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and lodging taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information, compiling data for job costing resports, supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems, classifying, recording, and reporting accounting information, maintaining inventory records, managing a small office, ensuring relevant legal requirements are adhered. Job roes may include Accounts Receivable and Payable Clerks, Payroll Clerks, Bookkeepers, General Clerical Assistants, Trainee Accountants.

Course Completion

Students obtaining a ‘Competent’ result for all the units in this qualification will receive Diploma of Accounting. A statement of attainment will be issued only for the units in which a student has been found ‘Competent’

Protection of fee paid in advance

Tuition fee paid in advance by student is protected under comonwealth’s Tuition Protection Service (TPS). TPS is a placement and refund service for international students. The TPS is like an insurance cover for fees paid in advance. It is a single mechanism to place students when provider fails to meet obligations or as a last resort to provide refunds of unexpended prepaid tuition fees. 


February 19, 2024

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