FNS40615 – Certificate IV in Accounting

  • Fast track your accounting career with a Certificate IV in Accounting.

    Are you ready to take the next big step to further your career in the accounting industry?

    Well, the Australian Training School has the solution for you!

    • If you’d like to expand your Bookkeeping skills by becoming a registered BAS Agent, this course is for you.
    • If you’re an Administrative Assistant looking for a qualification in Accounting to change direction, this course is for you.
    • If you’re an Accounts clerk ready for the next step up the career ladder, this course is for you.


    FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

    Whether you are considering this course to successfully land your first job in this exciting industry, formalise your practical experience, start your own business, or to improve your existing job role, our Certificate IV in Accounting is the pathway to achieving your goals.

    Become skilled in all the fundamentals of accounting, including set up and maintaining computerised accounting systems, processing financial transactions, preparation of financial reports and statements, preparing Business Activity Statements, payroll, and much more.

    Stand out from other candidates with a nationally respected qualification. Impress current and prospective employers with your commitment to your career and professional development. PLUS carve out a pathway to further your studies either with a Diploma in Accounting or related university degree.

    Our qualification meets the education standards prescribed by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and is recognised by leading Associations in Australia.


    This Nationally Recognised course consists of 13 units of competency

    Core Units

    FNSINC401       Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

    FNSBKG404     Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement tasks

    BSBFIA401       Prepare financial reports

    FNSACC406      Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

    BSBITU306       Design and produce business documents

    FNSACC301      Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

    FNSACC404      Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

    FNSBKG405     Establish and maintain a payroll system

    FNSACC302      Administer Subsidiary accounts and ledgers

    FNSACC402      Prepare operational budgets

    Elective Units (suggested) 

    FNSACC303      Perform financial calculations

    FNSBKG402     Establish and maintain a Cash Accounting System

    FNSBKG403     Establish and maintain an Accrual Accounting System


    Entry Requirements

    Students are required to have well developed skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in English.  Well Developed skills in comprehending fundamental mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and intermediate level computer skills

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification; however it is strongly recommended that you have completed the Certificate III in Accounts Administration or have industry experience.

    Required Equipment:

    • Access to a computer with Internet
    • Microsoft Word and Excel 2010 or newer


    This course is approved for funding (conditions apply) through the following agencies/programmes:

    • Centrelink (ATS Approval Number 4P817)


    Study from Home      Start anytime        Flexible Payment Plan

    Flexible Payment Plans available  –  $250 on enrolment plus $70 x 25 F/nightly Payments

    Why us?

    There are many benefits to studying with Australian Training School (ATS).

    • We are a fully Registered Training Organisation (RTO) operating under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).
    • You can enrol any time (no set intake dates)
    • Excellent advice and support – All our tutors are qualified trainers and have industry experience
    • Part time or full time study options are available

    As a student of the Australian Training School you’ll be a valued member of a school that really cares about your success. You’ll get ongoing advice and learning support from your own dedicated mentor, and you’ll learn from highly skilled, experienced trainers who are 100% committed to your success.

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