FNS40215 – Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

  • Kick-start a rewarding bookkeeping career with a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.

    Are you looking for a great way to launch your career as a bookkeeper or BAS agent?

    Look no further! The Australian Training School has the perfect solution.
    • Do you want to gain marketable skills and open the door to an exciting new career?
    • Are you already a bookkeeper, wanting to up-skill and expand your knowledge?
    • Do you want to register as BAS Agent and build a thriving BAS business?

    Yes? Then this course is for you!


    FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

    Are you looking for a great way launch your career as a bookkeeper, start your own business, to formalise your practical experience, or to simply do your own books our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is the ideal foundation for a rewarding and profitable career in the industry.

    Covering all the fundamentals of bookkeeping, plus valuable real-world knowledge and practical skills, the course is everything you need to kick-start your new career. Learn how to set-up and maintain computerised accounting systems, perform essential bookkeeping functions, including processing financial transactions, preparing financial reports, administering accounts and ledgers, and processing payroll.

    Stand out from other candidates with a nationally respected qualification. Impress current and prospective employers with your commitment to your career and professional development.

    Our qualification meets the education standards prescribed by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and is recognised by leading Associations in Australia.


    This Nationally Recognised course consists of 13 units of competency
    Core Units
    FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
    FNSBKG401 Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
    FNSBKG404 Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Activity statement tasks
    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system
    BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
    Elective Units (suggested)
    FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations
    FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a Cash Accounting System
    FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an Payroll System
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development


    Please read our student handbook before enrolling

    Students are required to have well developed skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in English. Well Developed skills in comprehending fundamental mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and intermediate level computer skills

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification; however it is strongly recommended that you have completed the Certificate III in Accounts Administration or have industry experience.
    • Access to a computer with Internet
    • Microsoft Word and Excel 2010 or newer


    This course is approved for funding (conditions apply) through the following agencies/programmes:

    • Qld Vet Investment – Higher Skills Level
    • Centrelink (ATS Approval Number 4P817)


    Study from Home      Start anytime        Flexible Payment Plan

    Flexible Payment Plans available  –  $250 on enrolment plus $70 x 25 F/nightly Payments

    Government Funding is available to eligible students under the HSL program  

    Concessional contribution fee            $300
     Non-concessional contribution fee  $399

    Why us?

    There are many benefits to studying with Australian Training School (ATS).

    • We are a fully Registered Training Organisation (RTO) operating under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).
    • You can enrol any time (no set intake dates)
    • Excellent advice and support – All our tutors are qualified trainers and have industry experience
    • Part time or full time study options are available
    • You can study at the time and place that works for you

    As a student of the Australian Training School you’ll be a valued member of a school that really cares about your success. You’ll get ongoing advice and learning support from your own dedicated mentor, and you’ll learn from highly skilled, experienced trainers who are 100% committed to your success.

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