Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
(FNS40211) CRICOS Code: 078977J
What will you achieve from this course?
Our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is designed to develop the skills required for the role of a Bookkeeper and it is set to become the minimum formal educational requirement for BAS (Business Activity Statement) Agents. ALTEC is an Accredited Training Provider of ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) which is the largest Bookkeeping Institute in the world; a fact that will give you further assurance of the quality of training you will receive at ALTEC.
This course equips students to perform the tasks pertaining to the role of a Bookkeeper which include:
- working with computerised accounting systems
- completing BAS and other financial statements
- developing bookkeeping management systems
- general administration
Language Literacy and Numeracy
Students require language, literacy and numeracy capacity equivalent to the descriptions below:
Read and interpret texts that have several ideas which are non-routine, but simple. For example read workplace newsletters or read an agenda for a meeting
Produce and sequence several paragraphs to make meaning. For example fill in an accident report form or write a set of procedures for a new work task for personal reference
Use operations and % and fractions to solve problems
For example calculate and compare costs of similar items/services from two sources or measure items for work tasks using formal units (millilitres. of milk, grams of flour etc)
ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)
The ICB is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world. It promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession through the establishment of a series of relevant qualifications and the award of grades of membership that recognizes academic attainment, work experience and competence.
ALTEC – Accredited Training Provider of ICB
“ALTEC has met ICB's strict criteria in regards to training programs which will provide tomorrow’s bookkeeper with the skills to perform exceptional bookkeeping services and ALTEC have been proven to offer superior support” - Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
As a Student of ALTEC you will be offered student membership at a highly subsidized rate which gives you access to special offers and a range of resources. Upon completion of your course you will become an Affiliate Member of ICB with the view to becoming a Full Member and receive benefits such as:
- Prestigious Membership Certificate
- Membership Card
- Free bookkeeping support help line
- Advertising opportunities
- Career advice
- Notification of job vacancies
- Free Regional Network meetings
- Member only Newsletter
All of the above will enhance your professional development, growth and access to employment.
Upon successful completion students can gain entry into positions such as Bookkeeper, BAS Agent and Payroll Officer. It opens the pathway to become a contract Bookkeeper which is a rewarding self-employment opportunity as most small to medium sized businesses require the services of a bookkeeper as they don't possess these skills themselves.
Course Length and Fee
This course can be completed in one semester which comprises of 4 terms of 10 weeks each.
Total duration: 52 weeks including term breaks and holidays
Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)
Course fee: $6,000 (VET Fee-help available to eligible applicants)
On successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to enrol into our Diploma of Accounting.
Successful completion of year 12 or equivalent. English level of IELTS 5.5 or greater for international students. At least 18 years of age at the commencement of course.
Certificate IV in Bookkeeping FNS40211
BSBFIA401A Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes
FNSACC301A Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC403A Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC404A prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
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
FNSACC406A Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
BSBITU402A Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets
FNSORG507A Manage client service and business information
FNSACC402A Prepare operating budgets