The financial services sector is the largest contributor to Australia’s economy, however, the statistics of the younger generation struggling more than ever in this area is deeply alarming. Being financially literate is essential for every individual as it is a skill needed to avoid any bad financial decisions in both personal and professional lives. With committed time and effort, a lifetime of benefits will be gained.
The FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course provides students the skills and knowledge required in the financial services industry and is ideal for aspiring bookkeepers and Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents or for those wishing to remain industry current. This course contains 13 units (6 core and 7 electives) and covers the following themes;
- Bookkeeping Fundamentals
- BAS and Payroll
- Business and Technology
- Professional Practice and Personal Development
The expected duration for FNS40215 is 12 months (depending on the student’s previous learning, experience, and employment status) with a total of 585 nominal hours.
Entry Requirements –
There are no formal entry requirements for FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, however, you should have;
- Completed at least Year 10 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent
Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for
- Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
- Computer Literacy (recommended but not compulsory)
Delivery Method –
The FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course is delivered through online study. We understand that students have commitments and responsibilities to attend to, however, we require students to submit a minimum of one assessment per month in order to complete the course without delay.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer (CT) –
Have a lifetime of experience but no formal qualification? Concerned about spending valuable time on a course to gain skills and knowledge you already possess?
Our friendly staff will guide you through the RPL/CT process and collect the evidence needed to support your application. We issue applicants RPL/CT documentation requesting specific information relating to acquired skills and knowledge achieved within the past five years, either through Educare College or another training organisation.
To apply for RPL or CT, contact Student Services for more information on 07 3114 3458 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Resources –
- MYOB AccountRight V19.6 Student Edition (Supplied by Educare College)
- Laptop/Personal Computer and Internet Access
|BSBFIA401||Prepare Financial reports**|
|BSBITU306||Design and Produce Business Documents|
|FNSBKG401||Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures Relevant to Bookkeeping Activities|
|FNSBKG404||Carry Out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement Tasks**|
|FNSBKG405||Establish and Maintain a Payroll System**|
|FNSINC401||Apply Principles of Professional Practice to Work in the Financial Services Industry|
|FNSBKG402||Establish and Maintain a Cash Accounting System**|
|FNSBKG403||Establish and Maintain an Accrual Accounting System**|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to Health and Safety of Self and Others|
|FNSACC301||Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports|
|FNSACC302||Administer Subsidiary Accounts and Ledgers|
|FNSACC406||Set Up and Operate a Computerized Accounting System**|
**MYOB USB/CD required – Will be express posted to students (one per student) after enrolment in the first unit that requires MYOB (no additional cost unless a replacement is required).
The fees associated with this course depend on the student’s previous qualification, and/or eligibility for Queensland government funding.
- Subsidised Funding Price: $395
- Retail Price (Fee for Service): $1,895
**If you have any difficulties with the fees payment, do not hesitate to contact us to discuss about payment plans**
- FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
- Accounts Administrator
- Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk/Manager
- Payroll Officer/Manager
- Inventory Clerk
- Enterprise/Contract Bookkeeper
- BAS Agent