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FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

CRICOS CODE 088421G

Course Description
This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

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

Qualification
Upon successful completion of this course the student would be awarded the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the fields of Accounting and Finance.

Modes of Delivery
The method of delivery includes classroom based theory and practical training sessions. A simulated workplace environment may be created, if required through individual and group activities and practical tasks in both delivery and assessment where students will be facilitated to develop skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements for each competency unit and its elements. Units can be delivered either as a standalone or clustered unit.  Some portfolio or other assessments may provide evidence of overall competency in more than one unit.  Students will be advised of this where applicable.

Assessments
Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities (MYOB software) and Written Examinations etc.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 52 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Eligibility requirements - International students
Age requirements

For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course. In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

English Language
All international students should be able to meet the English requirements as required under the assessment level of the student by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

EAA accepts the results from International Language Test Score (IELTS), PTE Academic English or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as below:

IELTS (Academic English)       TOEFL (Paper Based)       TOEFL (Internet Based)       PTE Academic
Overall band score of 5.5                       527                                          46                                       42

Applicants whose English results falls below above score will need to enrol in an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS).  Arrangements will be made for the student to complete the ELICOS course with one of our associate providers at the student’s expense.

Fee - International Students
Tuition Fee:                   $8000

Admission Fee               $250

Resources:                     $1200

Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)/year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

Single                             $408
Family                            $3501

Note: As per ESOS Act, a Student can pay full fees of the above course before the start of the course, if they wish to do so, but they are not required to pay more than 50 per cent up front course fee. We can also provide a more flexible payment plan to students to suite their individual circumstances

Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
English Language
The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
Tuition Fee:                        $8000

Application Fee:                 $250

We confirm that there will no additional cost(s) in undertaking this course

Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

Education Pathways
Successful completion of this course will qualify students to undertake the FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting qualification.

Career Opportunities
The primary pathway from this qualification is employment in accounting job roles with duties such as:

  • completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes
  • operational reporting
  • producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information
  • compiling data for job costing reports
  • supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems
  • classifying, recording and reporting accounting information
  • maintaining inventory records
  • managing a small office
  • ensuring relevant legal requirements are adhered to

 

Units of Competence
In order to attain this qualification student are required to complete 13 units of competency consisting of ten (10) core units and three (3) elective units.

Core Units
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC402 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC404 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSBKG404* Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks*
FNSBKG405* Establish and maintain a payroll system*
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Elective Units
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

FNSACC403 Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC401 Process business tax requirements

 

* Units form BAS agent registration Skill Set

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