Course details

CRICOS course code: 099255C

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Gain a qualification that is essential to every business and organisation, and build the skills you need to start a career with endless opportunity.

Learn how to establish, operate and maintain an accounting system for small business entities, evaluate and implement business technologies, and manage day-to-day business activities. You will undertake structured learning activities and authentic assessments within a Practice Firm environment, designed to simulates real-world work experiences.

Electives and program structure

The Certificate IV program comprises 13 units (8 core and 5 elective units) and assumes no previous work or study background in this field.

Major areas of study include:

Budgets and spreadsheets
Cloud computing
Financial accounting
BAS and payroll
Legal systems and processes
Running a small business

Career

As a graduate of this course, you’re well positioned to seek employment in accounting and bookkeeping roles, or to pursue further education, including the Diploma of Accounting and Advanced Diploma of Accounting. You might even decide to open and manage your own small bookkeeping business.

To improve your employability after completing this course, you might seek out a range of Job Shop workshops to build on your soft skills, broaden your skills through the Future Edge program, or add experience to your resume by undertaking volunteer work through Career Hub.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,500 Per Year Expected Feb 2023
Expected Jul 2023
6 months
Full time
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification).

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.

Address

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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