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FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Qualication Code, Title and Link

FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

CRICOS Course Code: 110023M

The latest release of the qualification can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/ Details/FNS40222

Provider

Rockford College

RTO Code: 45650

CRICOS Provide Code: 03882C

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (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, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Target Group

  • Individual seeking to pursue higher education qualifications.
  • Individual seeking to pursue a career in accounting sector.
  • Individual Seeking to enter a new industry sector.

Career Outcome

Accounts Supervisor, Accounts officer, Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, payroll clerk, accounts payable or receivable clerk, or financial clerks.

Future Pathway

Students who complete this course may pursue higher level qualifications within and/or across accounting and finance sector including FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting or range of other diploma qualifications.

Course Structure

The FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping requires the completion of ten (10) core and three (3) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Rockford College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in accounting and bookkeeping.

Unit of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
Core
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC426 Set up and operate computerized accounting systems
FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and installment activity statements
FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems
Electives
BSBPEF501  Manage personal and professional development
BSBOPS505 Manage organizational customer service
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents

Course Duration

75 weeks (60 weeks study and 15 weeks holidays)
This qualification will be delivered over 75 weeks, including six terms of 10 weeks and 15 weeks of holidays

Delivery Mode and Location

This course will be delivered 14 hours face to face in classroom and 4 hours online per week.

Delivery Locations:

Level 3, 633 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Level 1, 507 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Entry Requirement

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must provide proof of school studies which is equivalent to Australian Year 12 or other higher qualifications.
  • Must provide valid academic IELTS* of at least 5.5 overall score or equivalent unless exempted or need to submit English Proficiency certificate from an approved ELICOS provider of intermediate level or above; or completion of substantial part of studies of at least an AQF Certificate IV qualification or higher within the last 2 years; or have successfully passed the Rockford College English Placement Test. For further details; please refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA) website for Acceptable English and Exemptions.
  • Participate in the Course Entry Requirement Interview.
  • International Students must meet the Student Visa (SC500) requirements.

* Note that other English Language Test such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.

Course Timetables

This course may have various timetables which may vary from term to term.
Students will be notified of their class timetable prior to the commencement of each term.
Please contact our admission team for further information.
E: admissions@rockford.edu.au

Training and Assessment Arrangements

TRAINING ARRANGEMENT

 

Rockford College believes in providing quality education to each and every student. We offer and deliver high-quality student-focused courses which have been designed to provide students with job-focused skills and expertise to advance and succeed in their academic and professional goals.

 

Our trainers are highly qualified and experienced professionals with relevant industry experience and our training materials are practical, up-to-date, and industry-relevant.

 

There are different units of competencies in each qualification and our industry experienced qualified trainers will explain the outlines and assessment requirements at the beginning of the training of each unit of competency.

 

Our classes are held in the fully equipped classroom and students have option to bring their own laptop that is fully charged and operational and must have Microsoft Office or other necessary software installed and a USB Drive.

 

Students will be provided with the list of reference books application to each unit prior to commencement of the class which they can purchase directly.

 

During the class, each student will be provided with the learning resources such as a student learner guide, PowerPoint presentation, formative activities, and where applicable simulated case studies, policies, and procedures.

 

ASSESSMENT ARRANGEMENT

 

Each unit of competency involves a combination of the various assessment task. Assessment methods include writing report, case study, presentation/observations, written research, assignments and questions answers, role play, practical demonstration group projects etc. More information is provided in the International Student Handbook on the assessment system, submission guidelines, reassessment arrangements etc.

 

Please contact our admissions team for further information.

 

Email: admissions@rockford.edu.au

Course Progress

All International students are required to meet satisfactory course progress in order to meet their student visa conditions. Please refer to International Student Handbook which is available in our website on the specific support that Rockford College offers to international students. Additional support is provided to those international students who are identified as a risk of not meeting the course progress requirements as per the intervention strategy.

Additional Support

Rockford College is committed to providing ongoing student support to our students. Our support staff will assist students from the time of enrolment until they complete the training program. Our support staff will engage with the individual student in a number of ways in order to understand their needs and provide necessary internal or external support in every step of their journey with the Rockford College, so that they could successfully complete their course.
We will provide wide range of learning support options and resources to assist students if required such as;

 

  • One to one support from the trainers and assessors to assist with their studies.
  • Additional classes, tutorial and workshops.
  • One to one support from the Administration relating to any student concerns such includes language, literacy and numeracy issues.
  • Additional support for learners who come from a non-English speaking background
  • Holiday Intervention Program
  • Counseling support
  • Referral to relevant external services.

If students need any support, please contact our support team.

E: support@rockford.edu.au

Course Credit

In accordance with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework, Rockford College provides the opportunity for students to apply to have prior learning, skills and knowledge recognised and counted in relation to the qualification or units of competence for which they are enrolled.

This information is also included in Rockford College International Student Handbook.
International students should be aware that, granting the credit towards the course may affect the duration and fees of the course.
If course credit is approved after the Confirmation of Enrolment has been issued, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced course duration. This may also affect the duration of the student visa.
The outcome of the application for credit will be advised in the writing to the students with the changes to the fess and the course duration.

Please contact our admissions team for further details.
Email: admissions@rockford.edu.au

Costs

The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Course fees: $18,000

Materials fees: $75 per Term. $450 for 6 terms.

Total course fee: $18,700

 

Note: Material fees include Student Learner Guide, PowerPoint Presentation Handouts, Learning Handouts in the class and does not include reference books which student can purchase directly.

Please go through the International Student Handbook which outlines the detail payment terms and conditions. Furthermore, a detail payment plan and payment arrangements including any additional charges that may be applicable are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement.

Students need to review the detail payment plan before accepting the offer.

Rockford College reserves the right to vary the tuition fees and/ or other charges from time to time.

Please contact admissions for current

How to Enroll

Student can apply by completing online student application form with relevant suppoting documents. Students have option to apply directly with Rockford College or through an authorized representative of Rockford College.

For details application process, please visit our website www.rockford.edu.au.

Contact Us

Rockford College

Level 3, 633 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Mon – Fri, 8:00AM – 5:00PM (AEST)

E: admissions@rockford.edu.au

P: (02) 8593 5200