FNS40217 | Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


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National Recognition and Accreditation
Flexible Payment Plans
Self Paced Online Learning
COURSE $3,500
$1,950
SAVE $1,550
National Recognition and Accreditation
Flexible Payment Plans
Self Paced Online Learning

All online, anywhere, anytime.

Every organisation, whether big or small, require bookkeepers and accounting skills to help assess the company’s success and growth. 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 with accounting skills are in demand, especially in a small-to-medium sized business. National’s Certificate IV in Accounting and 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

RPL is recognition of your knowledge and past work experience, we often find that students don’t have the required documentation to prove competency. Invariably students return to the course and with their knowledge quickly finish the assessments.
The normal fee apples for RPL

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

For a limited time only, our payment plans are 30% off the normal fee.

You can pay $205 a month or $48 a week, on the 12-month payment plan, total financial outlay $2,450.

You can payout the remaining balance at anytime and get 15% off


Course Units

Personal development and reporting

BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

FNSACC311 – 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.

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

BSBSMB412 – Introduce cloud computing into business opeartions

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of internet computing and cloud services. It involves undertaking a basic review of business computing needs and identifying options for introducing cloud computing services into a small business or work area in an organisation.

BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement a business plan and modify operations as required. It applies to individuals who operate a small business which stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role use problem-solving skills and take responsibility for developing approaches to manage business operations.

Financial transactions

FNSACC312 – 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.

FNSACC408 – Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

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. It applies to individuals who occupy roles with some responsibility and use a range of research and organisational techniques to establish and carry out their work requirements in the accounting industry.

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.

Use an accounting system

FNSACC416 – 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.

FNSTPB401 – 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

FNSTPB402 – 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.


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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