Certificate IV in Accounting

Online Course Information

This course is no longer available and has been combined with the Certificate IV In Bookkeeping. You can view the new course here Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

The Certificate IV in Accounting course has been developed against the Australian Quality Framework for accounting. The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to effectively perform accounting functions. The practical skills you will learn will equip you to perform the required financial calculations; prepare financial budgets, reports and statements; as well as carry out tax and payroll operations according to legislation.

The course is designed to be completed within 12 months and you will learn the knowledge and skills required to perform tasks in an entry-level role in accounting or financial services. You will learn about complying with the regulations of the financial services industry, how to prepare financial reports and budgets, and how to perform financial calculations. The course will also cover accounting and payroll systems, accounts and ledgers, as well as taxation requirements.

whether you want to be a registered BAS agent, an Accounts Assistant, or work in the accounting, banking or financial services industry, this qualification will open doors and create rewarding opportunities for you. Students that are interested in undertaking an accounting course, may also be interested in our bookkeeping course.


Unit CodeUnit NameUnit Type
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reportsCore
BSBITU306Design and produce business documentsCore
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheetsElective
FNSACC301Process financial transactions and extract interim reportsCore
FNSACC302Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgersCore
FNSACC303Perform financial calculationsElective
FNSACC401Process business tax requirementsElective
FNSACC402Prepare operational budgetsCore
FNSACC404Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entitiesCore
FNSACC406Set up and operate a computerised accounting systemCore
FNSBKG404Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasksCore
FNSBKG405Establish and maintain a payroll systemCore
FNSINC401Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industryCore