FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Mechanical Institute of Training and Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101610

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

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.

This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain occupational positions such as:

  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts clerk
  • Accounts receivable and payable clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll clerk

Duration

52 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)

Pathways

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION

Further training pathways from this qualification include:

  • FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
  • FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting

EMPLOYMENT OR OCCUPATIONAL PATHWAY

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts clerk
  • Accounts receivable and payable clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll clerk

Units of study

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 13 units 8 core units plus 5 elective units. (NB: Elective units may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements)

Assessment Methods

MITT uses a range of assessment methods which may include:

  • Written assessment (open book)
  • Projects
  • Case study
  • Observation

Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.

For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.

Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of MITT’s reassessment policy.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,700 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fees: 500; Application Fees (Non-refundable): 250
Contact institution 52 weeks
Full time
Brunswick Street Campus (Melbourne)
2/29 Cameron Street
Melbourne Victoria 3056
Australia
11,700 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fees: 500; Application Fees (Non-refundable): 250
Contact institution 52 weeks
Full time
Mechanical Institute of Training and Technology
Level 1/158 Burgundy Street
Melbourne Victoria 3084
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Completed year 11 or equivalent
  • Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent

Address

Mechanical Institute of Training and Technology
Level 1/158 Burgundy Street
Melbourne Victoria 3084
Australia
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