FNS40222-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
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FNS40222-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

CRICOS Course Code: 110013B

FNS40222-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


About this course


FNS40222-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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Western Sydney College

RTO Code: 45360

CRICOS Provider Code: 03690M

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end.Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.
  • Individuals seeking to pursue higher education qualifications.
  • Individuals seeking to pursue a career in the accounting sector.
  • Individuals seeking to enter a new industry sector.

Accounts Assistant, payroll clerk, payroll payable or receivable clerk, bookkeeper, or financial clerk.

Students who complete this course may pursue higher level qualifications within and/or across the accounting and finance sector including FNS50222-Diploma of Accounting or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

The FNS40222-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping requires successful completion of eight (10) core units and five (3) elective units.Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

Unit Code Unit Name
FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC426 Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents

78 weeks (54 weeks of study and 24 weeks holidays). This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 6 terms of 9 weeks and 24 weeks of holidays.

This course will be delivered 13.5 hours face-to-face on campus and 6.5 hours online per week.

  • Must be at least 18  years of age or older at course commencement.
  • Students must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent or have completed AQF Certificate III or other relevant qualifications.
  • An overall valid academic IELTS score of at least 6 or equivalent with no band less than 5.5 unless exempted (please refer to the DOHA website for Acceptable English Evidence and Exemptions); or an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from an approved ELICOS provider; or have completed Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO within the last 2 years; or have successfully passed Western Sydney College’s English Placement Test.
  • For Packaged courses, student must (successfully) complete the lower qualification to progress to the higher qualification.
  • International Students must meet the Student Visa (SC500) requirements.
All qualifications are delivered 13.5 hours face-to-face on campus and 6.5 hours online per week.Each qualification consists of different Units of

Competencies (UOC) and our qualified trainers will explain UOC outlines at the beginning of the training of each UOC.

All our sessions are held in fully equipped classrooms and the simulated work environment. Each training session is facilitated with learner resources such as PowerPoint Presentation, student learner guide, formative activities, and where applicable, supported with simulated case studies, policies and procedures, software and necessary hardware, etc.

Students can bring their laptops that must have Microsoft Office or other necessary software installed. Laptops must be fully charged and students must bring a USB flash drive. This course may have various timetables and students are required to contact our admissions team prior to course commencement.

All our Units of Competencies (UOC) are assessed through a combination of assessment types. These may include practical demonstrations, role plays, writing reports, group projects, presentations, and written questionnaires, etc.

All International students are required to meet satisfactory course progress to meet their student visa requirements. Please refer to International Student Handbook which is available on our website on the specific support that WSC offers to international students. Additional support is provided to those international students who are identified as a risk of not meeting the course progress requirements as per the intervention strategy.

Western Sydney College is committed to ensuring that students get all the support they need to complete their studies. Western Sydney College will provide a wide range of learning support options and resources to assist students such as;One-on-one support from our trainers/assessors to assist with their studies.Additional classes, tutorial, and workshops

One-on-one support from the Administration relating to any student concerns such includes language, literacy, and numeracy issues. Referral to relevant external services. If students need any support, please contact the support team.
E: [email protected]

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.

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect their course fees as well as the duration of the course.

The result of the application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following the issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing
reduced course duration.

For further details please contact our admissions team.
Email: [email protected]

The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Course fees: $16350

Materials fees: $75 per Term

Payment terms and conditions are included in the Student Handbook. Additionally, a detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement which is provided to the student for their review and agreement before acceptance into the course. The agreement also includes details of additional fees and charges, which may be applicable.

Please note Western Sydney College reserves the right to vary the tuition fees and/or other charges from time to time.

Please contact the administration for current

Complete and submit the student application form with relevant supporting documents. Students can apply directly to Western Sydney College or through an authorized agent of Western Sydney College.
Please refer to our website www.wsc.nsw.edu.au for a detailed application process.

Western Sydney College

Sydney Campus: Level 2, 39 Dixon Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Parramatta Campus: 55 High Street, Parramatta,
NSW 2150
Phone: +61 02 8628 7973
E: [email protected]
W: wsc.nsw.edu.au