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Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

FNS40211
Average Course Fee: Not available
Average Duration: 6 Months

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer’s liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision;
  • giving a taxpayer advice about a BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations; or
  • dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to a BAS provision.
  • Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is regularly reviewed.

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

    85.3%

    Satisfied with the training
    72.9%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Bookkeeper ( ANZSCO code 551211)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    99,800 persons were employed as Bookkeepers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Below average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Bookkeepers in 2014 are: $1,057. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Bookkeepers visit Job Outlook
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    13 units must be achieved:

    9 core units

    plus 4 elective units

    The 4 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

    Elective units may be selected from a Certificate IV or Diploma qualification; 2 elective units may be selected from a Certificate III qualification.

    Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.

    Core units of competency:

  • FNSBKG401A Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
  • FNSBKG402A Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
  • FNSBKG403A Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
  • FNSBKG404A Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
  • FNSBKG405A Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • FNSINC401A Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
  • BSBFIA401A Prepare financial reports
  • BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
  • BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes
  • Elective units of competency:

  • FNSACC302A Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • FNSACC303A Perform financial calculations
  • FNSACC404A Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
  • FNSACC405A Maintain inventory records
  • FNSACC406A Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
  • BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBCUS403B Implement customer service standards
  • BSBFRA301B Work within a franchise
  • BSBFRA403B Manage relationship with franchisor
  • BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBSMB405B Monitor and manage small business operations
  • BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWRT301A Write simple documents
  • NOTE The workplace context for this qualification should guide the selection of elective units. Examples of appropriate units in the elective bank that may suit particular work contexts include:

    (Contract Bookkeeper)

  • BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBCUS403B Implement customer service standards
  • (Small Bookkeeping Business Owner)

  • BSBSMB405B Monitor and manage small business operations
  • BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • ( Permanent Paid Bookkeeper - working for an enterprise )

  • BSBCUS403B Implement customer service standards
  • BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • (Franchise Bookkeeper)

  • BSBFRA301B Work within a franchise
  • BSBFRA403B Manage relationship with franchisor
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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Accounts Supervisor
    Bookkeeper
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Accounting and Bookkeeping
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Financial Services



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    Student outcomes for Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

    53.2%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    53.2 %

    Numerical Clerks

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    73.1%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    10.8%
    Professionals
    Managers
    9.1%
    Managers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $46,800

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 90.2 89.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    86.5
    34
    52.6
     
    82.9
    59.4
    23.4
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    4.2*
    4.7*
    14.4
     
    6.9
    7.8
    13.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) 85.3 86.3 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 72.9 60.9 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 91.9 90.9 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 82.6 82.7 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 91.3 90.3 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 46 800 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    Managers
     
    73.1
    10.8
    9.1
     
    33.9
    17
    13.9
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
     
    31.9
    12.6
    6.0*
     
    13.2
    12.3
    10.5
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
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    Employed after training (%) - 90.9 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 28 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87 87.2

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 53.2 49.5 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 44 700 44 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) 23.3 31.1 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 66.5 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    31.9
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    12.6
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
    6.0*
    Retail Trade