FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

New Qualification for Semester 1, 2022.

Please complete this form to go on the waiting list to receive timetable information when it is available.

Waiting list form

Course information

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including 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, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

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.

Technology requirements

Please ensure you have a laptop with Microsoft Word/equivalent for campus-based classes, and a computer with Microsoft Word/equivalent, sufficient internet connection, camera and mic for zoom classes before enrolling into this qualification.

Enrol now:

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Enrolment form

Student Information Handbook

Please do not print the enrolment forms.

Once you have submitted your enrolment into your desired course, you will be notified within 2-3 days if you have been approved or if you need to provide more information.

Accepted students will receive an email roughly one week prior to course commencement. This will include student log in details and information about your Zoom classroom or campus-based venue.

Units of competency

13 units are required for award of this qualification including 8 core units and 5 elective units.
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems
FNSTBP401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system *
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans

 

 

 

 

MSA Training and Professional Development adheres to the Code of ethics for ACPET members

RTO Number: 21526

Course Fees

These fees are inclusive of all learning materials and assessments.

Course fees must be made prior to course commencement.  Up to $600 will be taken as a deposit for upfront payments, with the balance to be paid via a payment plan or Request for Invoice/purchase order (eg. if your employer is paying).

All enrolments are subject to our Refund/Transfer Policy, please click here for the relevant details.

Non Funded Full Fee $4,900.00
Non Funded Concession Concession$4,700.00

Students who are unable to attend all sessions of their chosen timetable may need to make-up those sessions in other timetables to be able to successfully complete their qualification.

Students are required to attend a minimum of 85% of their classes. If you are unable to meet the minimum attendance, you may be required to take make-up sessions in a different timetable.

Laptop with Microsoft Word/equivalent for campus-based classes, and a computer with Microsoft Word/equivalent, sufficient internet connection, camera and mic for zoom classes

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Payment Plan

A DebitSuccess Establishment Fee of $12.00 will be collected along with your first payment.
A Payment Dishonour Fee of $14.95 will be charged for each dishonoured payment.

To view the 2021 Indicative Government Subsidised Student Tuition Fees for all our courses please click here.

MSA Training and Professional Development has partnered with OpenPay.

Using OpenPay, we are able to offer an easy payment plan, in either weekly, or fortnightly repayments, to suit your budget, and lifestyle, whilst at the same time improving your independence and freedom. All of this without the financial stress of an outright purchase. Easy Payment Terms of 1 Month – 24 Months are available, to approved purchasers. Please note, this service is offered by OpenPay, which is not connected to MSA Training and Professional Development.

If you would like to obtain further information on our payment plans, please contact us on 9905 3180 or go to www.openpay.com.au/how/

Government Funding is not currently available for this qualification at MSATPD.

If you are between the ages of 45-70, and currently living in VIC, NSW or ACT and an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, you may be eligible for funding from VERTO.

If eligible, VERTO may pay half of your course fees, up to $2,200.

To find out more, check your eligibility or start your funding process, please visit the VERTO website here. 

Students will require a sound understanding of how to navigate computers along with software (Word, PowerPoint), opening and closing documents, saving documents, formatting documents, typing and using the internet for searching and emails. Students who are not confident using computers are welcome to enrol in one of the short computer courses provided by MSA Training and Professional Development.

Students are required to fill out a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment during the enrolment process. For those with difficulty filling out the LLN form MSA Training and Professional Development offers a beginners’ ESL and individual ESL classes. During enrolment students will also undergo a pre-training review which will help make sure this course is right for you and identify any additional support you may need.

To enrol into this course, please complete the enrolment forms below. As part of the enrolment form you will complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment. Please note, the LLN assessment is a requirement for ALL students who wish to undertake this qualification. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. For more information click here. 

Enrolment form

Student Information Handbook

Please do not print the enrolment forms.

Credit Transfer is a process used to recognise qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other RTO or TAFE.  If you have successfully completed any of the units in the course in which you are enrolling, or their equivalent, you may be eligible for credit transfer.  Where credit transfer is granted you will be considered to have already successfully completed the unit(s), and will not have to participate in training or assessment activities for that unit(s).  In determining where credit transfer may be granted, MSA Training and Professional Development must be confident of the currency of the applicant’s knowledge.  In fields where practice/technology is changing rapidly, credit transfer may not be granted where knowledge of unit(s) has dated.

MSA Training and Professional Development will recognise AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any RTO.

To apply for a credit transfer, please complete the Application for credit transfer form and email it to msa-monashtraining@monash.edu

RPL is an assessment process that gives an individual (you) an opportunity to gain formal recognition—i.e. a qualification or statement of attainment— for knowledge and skills you have attained through informal learning, work and life experiences. If you think you may be able to gain RPL for any of the units for this qualification, please speak to us to request and RPL Information Handout.

Please click here to see available support services at MSA Training and Professional Development

Successful completion could also lead students pursuing further study in higher level qualifications from the FNS Training package, such as

  • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
  • FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Students wishing to pursue tertiary study at Monash University may be able to access the Diploma of Tertiary Studies which then feeds into a variety of bachelor’s degrees. Completion of FNS40217 will also be considered by the Faculty of Business for entry into a variety of bachelor qualifications.