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FNS40222

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Combine practical bookkeeping skills and accounting concepts in this mid-level course, and get the qualifications you need to open up bookkeeping and accounting roles across a range of industries.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online Apprenticeships and traineeships
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 03 Jun 2024 Duration: Average course duration 18 months View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Fee-Free TAFE
$0
Concession
$3,020 - $3,980
Subsidised
$3,590 - $4,565
Full Fee
$5,540 - $6,500
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Course overview

Get a head start on your finance career and combine practical bookkeeping skills and accounting concepts with this comprehensive bookkeeping course. Get the qualifications and practical skills you need to work in a flexible industry which offers a range of employment options and opportunities for advancing your career. According to the Australian Government's labour Market Insights report, the demand for bookkeepers and accounts clerks is expected to grow in the future. 

In this course you'll learn how to prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements, prepare financial reports, establish payroll systems, and provide advice to taxpayers in relation to activity statements. You'll graduate with current, practical bookkeeping and accounting skills that are attractive to prospective employers.

Successful completion of this course meets the Tax Practitioners Board academic requirements for registration as a BAS agent (additional experience requirements apply). You'll also be qualified to enter the finance industry as a bookkeeper, accounts clerk, or payroll officer.

What can I do?

  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable and Payable Clerk
  • BAS Agent

Course outcome:

FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Study your way

TAFE Queensland offers various avenues for students to access high-quality, industry-relevant education and training. We understand that not everyone's circumstances are they same, so we design our courses to fit busy schedules.

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What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 3 elective units from the list below.

Up to 5 units may be able to be brought across after successful completion of FNS30322 Certificate III in Accounts Administration.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTEC302
    Design and produce spreadsheets
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTEC302
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet applications.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Design and produce spreadsheets

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC321
    Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC321
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC322
    Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC322
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor subsidiary accounts and ledgers in financial accounts receivable and accounts payable systems.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC412
    Prepare operational budgets
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC412
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and document operational budgets for a variety of organisations.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare operational budgets

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC414
    Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC414
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare financial statements for entities that do not have a statutory duty to file financial reports with government agencies and regulators.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC418
    Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC418
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work autonomously and in teams to complete work activities relating to the provision of accounting and bookkeeping services.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC421
    Prepare financial reports
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC421
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record general journal adjustment entries and to prepare end of period financial reports.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare financial reports

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC426
    Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC426
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, operate, and modify an integrated computerised accounting system. This involves processing transactions in the system, maintaining the system, producing reports, and ensuring system integrity.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Set up and operate computerised accounting systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSTPB411
    Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSTPB411
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS), and other required reports according to compliance requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSTPB412
    Establish and maintain payroll systems
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSTPB412
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries, and process payroll data for computerised systems.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish and maintain payroll systems

  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bracken Ridge
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Bracken Ridge

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 4 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Loganlea
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Loganlea

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 4 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Mt Gravatt
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Mt Gravatt

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 4 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

South Bank

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 4 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
18 months
Part time up to 2 nights a week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

South Bank

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

18 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 nights a week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Caboolture
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Caboolture

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 4 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Part time 2 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Robina

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • All of your study will be done online and you can work through your studies at your own pace. You can access your learning materials 24/7 through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • You will study online however your classes will be delivered in real time via a scheduled timetable. You will interact with your teachers and other students using programs like Zoom. Learn more

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STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online self-directed
03 Jun 2024
Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,020
  • Subsidised: $3,590
  • Full fee: $5,540
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

03 Jun 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Average course duration 18 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,020
  • Subsidised: $3,590
  • Full fee: $5,540
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time - 3 x 5 hour Zoom classes per week + up to 8 hours of additional study
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time - 3 x 5 hour Zoom classes per week + up to 8 hours of additional study
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Part time - 3 x 5 hour Zoom classes per week + up to 18 hours of additional study
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time - 3 x 5 hour Zoom classes per week + up to 18 hours of additional study
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Part time 2 nights per week. Monday 5.30-8.30pm, Tuesday 6-9pm. Plus tutorials and study
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 nights per week. Monday 5.30-8.30pm, Tuesday 6-9pm. Plus tutorials and study

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,980
  • Subsidised: $4,565
  • Full fee: $6,500
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online self-directed
22 Jul 2024
Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,020
  • Subsidised: $3,590
  • Full fee: $5,540
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Average course duration 18 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $3,020
  • Subsidised: $3,590
  • Full fee: $5,540
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40222)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements, the assessments tasks in this course include written and spoken English, proficiency in this language is expected.

Domestic students

  • Direct entry
    •  it is highly recommended that you have:
      • successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent); or
      • are of mature age with work experience in a related field; 
      • proficient written and spoken English communication skills
  • Traineeship pathway
    • To study a traineeship program you must be indentured as a trainee with your employer.
      Employers need to be able to provide necessary human and physical resources to qualify for a trainee.

International students

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other. For a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International.
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the International Education Achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
  • Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.

Resources required

Access to the internet and a computer/laptop, USB, Microsoft Office 2013 or later version, stationery items, textbooks will be supplied in electronic form within your Learning Management System, however you may purchase them if you prefer.

Students will be required to work with Xero or MYOB files (provided by TAFE) for certain units. Please note that these MYOB files are only compatible with PC (not MAC).

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Important information

When studying Online self-directed it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete one cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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