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FNS40217 | 099400K

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Combine practical bookkeeping skills and accounting concepts in this mid-level course, and get the qualifications you need to open up bookkeeping and accounting roles across a range of industries.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Mooloolaba Start date: 04 Oct 2022 Duration: 9 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online Apprenticeships and traineeships International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
JobTrainer
$40
Concession
$1,095
Subsidised
$1,095
Full Fee
$5,020
International
$7,200
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Course overview

Get a head start on your finance career and combine practical bookkeeping skills and accounting concepts with this comprehensive bookkeeping course. Get the qualifications and practical skills you need to work in a flexible industry which offers a range of employment options and opportunities for advancing your career. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the demand for bookkeepers and accounts clerks is expected to grow in the future. 

In this course you'll learn how to prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements, prepare financial reports, establish payroll systems, and provide advice to taxpayers in relation to activity statements. You'll graduate with current, practical bookkeeping and accounting skills that are attractive to prospective employers.

Successful completion of this course meets the Tax Practitioners Board academic requirements for registration as a BAS agent (additional experience requirements apply). You'll also be qualified to enter the finance industry as a bookkeeper, accounts clerk, or payroll officer.

What can I do?

  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounting Support Officer
  • BAS Agent

Course outcome:

FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Jobtrainer Funded Course

This course is eligible for JobTrainer funding, meaning it could be $40 for eligible school-leavers, young people and job seekers looking to develop new skills. Training is proudly delivered by TAFE Queensland and jointly funded by the Australian Government and Queensland Government. Learn more >

Study your way

TAFE Queensland offers various avenues for students to access high-quality, industry-relevant education and training. We understand that not everyone's circumstances are they same, so we design our courses to fit busy schedules.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC311
    Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC311
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC312
    Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC312
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor subsidiary accounts in financial accounts receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts and plan a recovery action, record creditor invoices, and remit payments to sundry creditors.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBFIA401
    Prepare financial reports
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBFIA401
    Unit description :

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to record general journal adjustment entries and to prepare end of period financial reports.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare financial reports

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC408
    Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC408
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work autonomously and in teams to complete work activities relating to the provision of accounting and bookkeeping services.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSACC416
    Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSACC416
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, operate, and modify an integrated computerised accounting system. This is generally under supervision and encompasses processing transactions in the system, maintaining the system, producing reports, and ensuring system integrity.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBSMB412
    Introduce cloud computing into business operations
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBSMB412
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of internet computing and cloud services.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Introduce cloud computing into business operations

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSTPB402
    Establish and maintain payroll systems
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSTPB402
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries, and process payroll data for manual and computerised systems.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish and maintain payroll systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • FNSTPB401
    Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    UNIT CODE :
    FNSTPB401
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply compliance requirements to effectively process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS), and other required reports.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mt Gravatt
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Caboolture
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
10 Jul 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Robina
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week in class plus additional study
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Mooloolaba
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time, 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Hervey Bay
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Maryborough
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
17 Oct 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
28 Nov 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Mooloolaba
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Maryborough
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $7,200
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mt Gravatt
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Caboolture
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
10 Jul 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Robina
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week in class plus additional study
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Mooloolaba
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time, 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Hervey Bay
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Maryborough
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
17 Oct 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
28 Nov 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Mooloolaba
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Maryborough
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $7,200
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mt Gravatt
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Caboolture
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
10 Jul 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Robina
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week in class plus additional study
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Mooloolaba
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time, 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Hervey Bay
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Maryborough
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
17 Oct 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
28 Nov 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Mooloolaba
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Maryborough
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $7,200
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mt Gravatt
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Caboolture
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Ipswich
10 Jul 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Robina
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 3 days per week in class plus additional study
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Mooloolaba
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time, 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Hervey Bay
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Maryborough
04 Oct 2022
9 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $40
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
Cairns
24 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
17 Oct 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
28 Nov 2022
12 weeks per intake. Average course duration 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake
  • Concession: $1,095
  • Subsidised: $1,095
  • Full fee: $5,020
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Mooloolaba
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Maryborough
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time 4 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $7,200
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements, the assessments tasks in this course include written and spoken English, proficiency in this language is expected.

Domestic students

  • entry is via direct entry and it is highly recommended that you have:
    • successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent); or
    • are of mature age with work experience in a related field; 
    • proficient written and spoken English communication skills

International students

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other. For a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International.
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the International Education Achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
  • Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).
Resources required

Access to the internet and a computer/laptop, USB, Microsoft Office 2013 or later version, stationery items, textbooks may be required to be purchased.

Students will be required to work with MYOB files (provided by TAFE) for certain units. Please note that these MYOB files are only compatible with PC (not MAC).

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete one cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

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.

Replacement qualification

This qualification has been replaced by FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, as of 14 June 2022. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 13 June 2023. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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