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Take account of your future

Learn the in-demand skills required to work in an accounting and bookkeeping environment. Students are taught how to prepare financial reports, maintain a payroll system, develop and use complex spreadsheets, use MYOB and carry out business activity and instalment activity statement (BAS) tasks.

The course meets the minimum academic requirements with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) for registration as a BAS agent and has a similar outcome to the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping. Anyone providing a BAS service must be registered by the TPB. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Bracken Ridge, South Bank

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DURATION

Full time: 6 months / up to 4 days per week

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COST

  • Full Fee $4,250
  • Subsidised $2,625
  • Concession $2,137

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Abby Harrison

Flexible and self-paced study

"I appreciate the flexibility of TAFE Queensland Brisbane classes and being able to go at my own pace. TAFE Queensland Brisbane is local and offers module-based study with face-to-face contact as well as teachers visiting me on-site at work."

Abby Harrison
Certificate IV in Accounting

Become the best in the business at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Our business school has a proud tradition of achieving results for students starting new careers, preparing for promotions or looking for new skills in the workforce. From entrepreneurs launching a start-up, professionals enhancing their Excel or MYOB skills, or school leavers wanting to move into university with credit - TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the right training for you.

Enhance your career at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Our business school has a proud tradition of achieving results for students starting new careers, preparing for promotions or looking for new skills in the workforce. From entrepreneurs launching a start-up, to professionals enhancing their skills, or school leavers wanting to move into university with credit, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the right training for you.

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Bracken Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 4 days per week Classroom
South Bank 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 4 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Important Information

To become a BAS Agent, there are additional experience requirements needed for registration. Click here for more information.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 10 core and 3 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE STREAM
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Core
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations Elective
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets Elective
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Core
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Core
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Core
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Core
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system Core
FNSBKG401 Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities Elective
FNSACC402 Prepare operational budgets Core *
FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks Core
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Core
FNSACC404 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$4,250

FULL FEE

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$2,625

SUBSIDISED

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$2,137

CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • Other restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional costs

Any required textbooks/workbooks for the program must be purchased by the student at an approximate cost of $350.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

After completion of this Certificate further education includes the following qualifications:

Job prospects

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts officer
  • Payroll Clerk
  • BAS Agent

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Abby Harrison

Flexible and self-paced study

"I appreciate the flexibility of TAFE Queensland Brisbane classes and being able to go at my own pace. TAFE Queensland Brisbane is local and offers module-based study with face-to-face contact as well as teachers visiting me on-site at work."

Abby Harrison
Certificate IV in Accounting

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this to TAFE Queensland.

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Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 27 July 2017

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