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FNS40222 CERTIFICATE IV IN ACCOUNTING AND BOOKKEEPING

(CRICOS Course Code 109950D)

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
 

SBTA’s Admissions Requirements

 

Students wishing to study this qualification at SBTA must demonstrate the following requirements:

  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age;
  • Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications;
  • Minimum score of upper intermediate level of English such as: IELTS 5.5, or equivalent or an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course Content

The qualification requires the completion of 13 units of competency which includes 10 core and 3 electives.

Core units

  • 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 computerised accounting systems
  • FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
  • FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems

Elective units

  • BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBWRT311 Write simple documents
  • BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

Course duration

Total of 52 weeks (includes 40 weeks of contact weeks plus 12 weeks of holiday breaks)

Pathway from the qualification

Students can progress to study FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting after successfully completing the FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification.

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FNS50222 DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

(CRICOS Course Code 111814E)

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Entry Requirements

Prior to commencing this qualification an individual must have completed the following units of competency (or equivalent).

  • FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports (this unit is the equivalent version of BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports).


These competencies may have been achieved through completion of the following (or their equivalent):

  • FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set; or
  • FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

SBTA’s Admissions Requirements

Students wishing to study this qualification at SBTA must demonstrate the following requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age;
  • Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications;
  • Minimum score of upper intermediate level of English such as: IELTS 5.5, or equivalent or an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course Content

The qualification requires the completion of 11 units of competency which includes 7 core and 4 electives.

Core units

  • BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
  • FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information

Elective Units

  • FNSORG515 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
  • FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
  • FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
  • BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

Course duration

Total of 78 contact weeks (includes 60 contact weeks plus 18 weeks of holiday breaks)

Pathway from the qualification

 
Students can progress to study FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting after successfully completing FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting qualification.
 

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FNS60222 ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

(CRICOS Course Code 111815D) 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad parameters.

Entry Requirements

Prior to commencing this qualification an individual must have completed the following qualifications (or equivalent).

  • FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting; or its superseded version FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or equivalent, provided the listed elective unit BSBTEC402 Design and product complex spreadsheets (or equivalent) has been completed by those seeking to enrol.

SBTA’s Admissions Requirements

 

Students wishing to study this qualification at SBTA must demonstrate the following requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting qualifications. 
  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age;
  • Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications;
  • Minimum score of upper intermediate level of English such as: IELTS 5.5, or equivalent or an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course Content

The qualification requires the completion of 14 units of competency which includes 3 core and 11 electives.

Core units

  • FNSACC634 Monitor corporate governance activities
  • FNSINC611 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • FNSINC612 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

Elective Units

The following electives unit were completed during the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting qualification:

  • FNSACC521 Provide financial and business performance information
  • FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC524 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • FNSACC526 Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • FNSACC527 Provide management accounting information
  • FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
  • FNSACC523 Manage budgets and forecasts
  • FNSFMK515 Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
  • BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
  • BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
  • FNSORG515 Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements

Course duration

Total of 90 weeks which is made up of 64 contact weeks plus 26 weeks of holiday breaks.

Pathway from the qualification

 
Students can progress to study tertiary education such as Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Accounting after successfully completing FNS60222 Advanced Diploma of Accounting qualification.

Course location

Level 2 & Level 6 401 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Study Mode

Full-time study of a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week

Third Parties (Education Agents)

SBTA has a range of written agreements with education agents who provide only recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certification and any other support services are provided by
SBTA.

All courses are subject to change without notice and courses are offered subject to availability.

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