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FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||Core|
|BSBSMB412||Introduce cloud computing into business operations||Core|
|FNSACC311||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports||Core|
|FNSACC312||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers||Core|
|FNSACC408||Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry||Core|
|FNSACC416||Set up and operate a computerised accounting system||Core|
|FNSTPB401||Complete business activity and instalment activity statements||Core|
|FNSTPB402||Establish and maintain payroll systems||Core|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents||Elective|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets||Elective|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents||Elective|
|FNSACC405||Maintain inventory records||Elective|
|FNSACC412||Prepare operational budgets||Elective|
Australian Training School trading as Southern Academy of Business and Technology
RTO Code: 31595
CRICOS Provider Code: 03602E
Southern Academy of Business and Technology has the following entry requirements:
International students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
- Have completed at least the Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:
- The student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
- The student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
- The student has successfully completed an English Placement Test
- the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
- the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.
Students also required to participate in a course entry interview to establish their suitability for the course
This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks and 12 weeks of holidays.
Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.
Delivery mode and location
This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting and on-line, which includes the simulation of workplace-based environment.
Sydney Campus: Level 1,2 & 4, 95 Bathurst Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Adelaide Campus: Suite 1 Ground Floor 97 Pirie St, ADELAIDE, SA 5000
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment as:
- BAS agent
- Bookkeeping and small practice accounting
- Assistant accountant
- Accounts officer/clerk
- Payroll officer/clerk
- Accounts receivable credit/controller
- Financial controller (small to medium businesses)
- Taxation officer
- Treasury officer
- Procurement officer
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the BSB50120 Diploma of Business or into a range of other Diploma level qualifications.
Note that for international student’s satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy. The student handbook can be found online at www.sabt.edu.au
Enrolment and Orientation
Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer, as well as a written agreement and tax invoice for remaining fees, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study. A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received. The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.
This course outline should be read in conjunction with Southern Academy of Business and Technology Student Handbook. This can be found online at www.sabt.edu.au
All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes:
- Academic and personal support
- Referral to external support services.
Students are required to attend face to face classes for 15 hours a week and complete 5 hours online component. Students are also required to complete approximately 5 hours of homework consisting of reading and research.
Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:
- Report writing
- Case studies
At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.sabt.edu.au. For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing. If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration. For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.
Selection and enrolment procedures
To enroll intothis course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at the details shown below.