FNS40215 | Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

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National Recognition and Accreditation
Flexible Payment Plans
Self Paced Online Learning

All online, anywhere, anytime.

Every organisation, whether small or big, do require bookkeepers to help assess the company’s success and growth. Unlike other accounting roles, a bookkeeper may not necessarily be a full-time role in a small business, hence, allowing the opportunity for part-time workers or casual employees. Furthermore, if a business uses cloud based accounting, you have the opportunity to work from home.

Therefore, the job opportunities for bookkeepers are considerably significant, especially in a small-to-medium sized business. National’s Certificate IV in Bookkeeping provides an excellent begin to your journey into an exciting industry, which has great career opportunities for all individuals.

You can study anytime from anywhere around Australia or around the globe. Online study is the ideal option for students who need to balance their time and lifestyle, you are not dictated to by semesters and terms, you can start today, not in the first quarter of next year.


Benefits of Studying with Us

Self Paced Online Learning

Study online anywhere, anytime work to your own timetable with constant access to our dedicated trainers and support staff. Our flexible, industry relevant courses are fully online, tailored to a busy life schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace when it suits you.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Do you already have extensive industry experience or work skills? Don’t spend time studying what you already know, use your existing knowledge to gain your qualification by applying for RPL.

For RPL the normal course fee is charged.

Specialist Trainers and Materials

National licenses Certificate IV learning materials and assessments from one of the industry’s largest suppliers.
All learning materials and assessments are completed on their LMS.

Flexible Payment Options

Our courses are flexible, and so is paying for them. Take advantage of up-front savings and get started right away.
12 month payment plans are also available, in either monthly or weekly instalments.

No extra fees or interest.


Course Units

Accounting and bookkeeping essentials

FNSACC301 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

This unit describes the functions involved in preparation and processing of routine financial documents, preparing journal entries, posting journals to ledgers, preparing, banking and reconciling financial receipts, and extracting a trial balance and interim reports.

FNSACC302 – Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor financial accounts receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts and plan a recovery action and remit payments to sundry creditors.

Financial reporting

FNSACC402 – Prepare operational budgets

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and document operational budgets for a variety of organisations.

FNSACC404 – Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop a range of commonly required financial reports for entities that do not have a statutory duty to file financial reports with government agencies and regulators.

BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports

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

Business technology

BSBITU306 – Design and produce business documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications.

BSBITU402 – Develop and use complex spreadsheets

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and to produce complex documents

Use an accounting system

FNSACC406 – Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to modify and operate an integrated computerised accounting system. This is generally under supervision and encompasses processing transactions within the system, maintaining the system, producing reports and ensuring system integrity.

FNSBKG404 – Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to process business taxation requirements related to Business Activity Statements (BAS) and Instalment Activity Statements (IAS), including the completion of Activity Statement

FNSBKG405 – Establish and maintain a payroll system

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, deal with enquiries in regard to payroll, and process payroll from provided data in manual or computerised payroll systems.

Complying with legislation

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

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify industry professional approaches to procedures, guidelines, policies and standards, including ethical requirements and model and meet expectations of these in all aspects of work.

FNSACC403 – Make decisions in a legal context

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to make decisions in a legal context. It is intended to satisfy the requirement for a course of study in commercial law at an introductory or foundation level covering Australian legal systems and processes.

FNSBKG401 – Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and maintain policies and practices to ensure that a quality service is provided in relation to in-house or contracted bookkeeping activities.


Materials and Assessments

Online study at National Training

How do you complete your online studies at National Training?

  • National purchases your learning materials from industry specialists, the course is delivered through our learning management system Moodle, assessments can be submitted as many times as required.
  • We provide our materials as you complete units, so you can work through at your own pace.
  • You will be asked to answer short answer questions, case studies, and projects depending on the learning outcomes required for each unit.
  • Once submitted, your trainer will mark the assessment within 7 days.
  • If there are issues, feedback is given, and you are free to re submit. There are no additional fees for resubmission.
  • Once this is done, you move onto the next unit.

What support do you get with your study?

You are well supported throughout your course, with an industry specialist Trainer. You can contact your trainer via phone, JoinMe, Skype or email, between Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm as you progress through your qualification, so you won’t feel alone. You can also contact National Training support staff when you need.

Career Opportunities

Business Occupations
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Project Assistant



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