FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 109960B


This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. This course is relevant to: Bookkeepers wishing to undertake formal qualification, those working in accounting support roles who wish to enhance their current skills and knowledge, mature age students with a desire to work in the financial services industry and school leavers.


This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in various roles in many different industries. Industries from farming to retail to engineering to government and everything in between are required to keep financial records by law. This makes the scope of employment very broad for those who have accounting studies behind them. Some examples of job roles include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll officer, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeper.


Diploma of Accounting, Advanced Diploma of Accounting, Bachelor of Accounting

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE. Blended - Training will be delivered both on site at SuniTAFE and online. Online - Training will be delivered online. Workplace - Training will be delivered in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable. Applicants must have access to a windows-based computer (not Apple Mac) and internet to access the learning materials out of class time and submit assessments. Trainees: Applicants must be working in the industry and able to provide a letter of support from their employer to undertake some practical assessments in the workplace. Applicants enrolling as an Apprentice/Trainee must have a registered training contract.

Expected Time to Complete

8 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets 35 $35.00
FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports 60 $40.00
FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers 40 $40.00
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets 40 $25.00
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities 60 $75.00
FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry 40 $25.00
FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports 50 $45.00
FNSACC426 Set up and operate computerised accounting systems 80 $40.00
FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements 50 $45.00
FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems 45 $55.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents 80 $35.00
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets 50 $40.00
FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records 20 $40.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $5,089
Concession $539
Traineeship $2,684
Traineeship Concession $539
Self-Funded $5,089

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Full Year, Traineeship
2024 March Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Full Year, One day per week
2024 March Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
2024 May Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Monday and Tuesday, 9:00AM - 3:00PM