Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Course ID: FNS30315

Course overview

Have you always loved crunching numbers? If so, a career in accounting may be for you. The Certificate IV in Accounting will provide you with the basic accounting skills you need for your career. Whether you are considering this course to land your first job, are starting your own business, wish to develop your existing role or simply want to improve your skills, this qualification will help you respond to current and emerging accounting opportunities. You'll learn about manual and computerised accounting systems, preparing financial reports, statements, financial forecasts and projections, maintaining payroll systems and preparing operational budgets. At TAFE NSW we understand that not everyone studies the same way, so we've developed a range of study options for this course. From full-time to part-time or evening classes, you'll be sure to find a study mode that fits within your schedule. Upon successfully completing the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Accounting, you may seek employment in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll and other account support areas.
Course Details

Course Overview
Average Course Fee: $1740
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Average Course Duration: 1 Year
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Description
This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including 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, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

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