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Accounting and Bookkeeping - Certificate IV (FNS40217-01V02)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Study area: Accounting 
National code: FNS40217  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Shellharbour  Full Time  18 Weeks 3-Feb-2020  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Wollongong West  Full Time  18 Weeks 3-Feb-2020  Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 
Wollongong West  Part Time Evening  36 Weeks 3-Feb-2020  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: Count on a great career in the fast-growing finance industry with the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. You will learn how to prepare financial reports and statements, maintain payroll systems and be job ready for any sized organisation across multiple sectors.

**LEARN NEW SKILLS**

Through your course work, you will learn how to:

- Apply accounting fundamentals
- Create financial reports
- Process financial transactions
- Use computerised accounting and payroll systems
- Create and lodge Business Activity Statements (BAS)
- Use essential industry tools and programs

**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**

Develop the skills you need to get ahead in this field:

- Attention to detail
- High numeracy literacy
- Customer service focused

**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**

Success in this course will equip you with:

- A nationally recognised qualification
- A strong foundation to start or further your finance career

This course qualifies you to work as a:

- Payroll Officer
- Bookkeeper
- Accounts Officer

**GROW YOUR CAREER**

Deepen your knowledge and practice with the Accounting vertical pathway:

- Diploma of Accounting

Consider continuing your education with a degree after the Diploma:

- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Accounting
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Management

**INDUSTRY DEMAND**

Employment in the financial and insurance services industry is expected to grow by 13.7%, faster than other Australian industries.

The NSW Government identified the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping as key to addressing skill shortages in bookkeeping. As it is a Targeted Priority, you may be eligible for a subsidised fee.

Qualifications from a trusted training provider like TAFE NSW are key to skilling the Financial Services workforce of tomorrow. 
Entry requirements: **TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS**

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

**TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

**LICENSING REQUIREMENTS**

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge to create and lodge Business Activity Statements (BAS) for customers. However, to offer this service to clients for a fee, or other reward, you will need to register with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) at the completion of this course.

It is important to check-in with TPB to learn and understand all registration requirements as they are reviewed and amended regularly. They also include a designated period of experience.

**WORK PLACEMENT**

There is no work placement requirement for this qualification.

**BE PREPARED**

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you are:

- Comfortable with numbers and calculations
- Interested in learning theory and practicing skills
- Able to study independently

If you believe you need support in preparation for study, contact us to learn about your options. 
Career opportunities: Accounts clerk 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering code: 20SHB-001 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 3.00pm in Room D.1.33. 
Hours per week: 31 
Starting from: 3-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Shellharbour, Block D, Level 1, Room 35.
Or Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm Location: TAFE NSW Shellharbour, Block D, Level 1, Room 35.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, assignment preparation, and practice in using applications such as MS Excel and accounting software.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This Training and Assessment Strategy has been designed to meet the needs of career starters and or new entrants into the finance sector. This course is an entry level qualification into the Accounting/ Bookkeeping sector. This course focuses on developing real skills in applying accounting principles and use specialised knowledge relevant in the application of spreadsheets and accounting software (e.g. MYOB- Account Right.2018.3).

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,980
Second qualification $2,310
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,230
Other information: To successfully complete this course, it is essential that learners studying this course have access to a home computer with internet and have the technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to use word processing software; have access to a computer with Microsoft Office programs - Word, PowerPoint; have access to a computer with reliable internet access; be a self-directed learner in the context of a supportive online learning environment; sound language, literacy and numeracy skills. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Monday 3 February, from 9.30am at TAFE NSW Shellharbour, Block D, Level 1, Room 33. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Wollongong West
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong West Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering code: 20WST-001 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 3.00pm. 
Hours per week: 31 
Starting from: 3-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground level, Room 49.
Or Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground level, Room 49.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 11 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and practice in using applications such as MS Excel and accounting software.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This Training and Assessment Strategy has been designed to meet the needs of career starters and or new entrants into the finance sector. This course is an entry level qualification into the Accounting/ Bookkeeping sector. This course focuses on developing real skills in applying accounting principles and use specialised knowledge relevant in the application of spreadsheets and accounting software (e.g. MYOB- Account Right.2018.3).

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,980
Second qualification $2,310
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,230
Other information: To successfully complete this course, it is essential that learners studying this course have access to a home computer with internet and have the technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to use word processing software; have access to a computer with Microsoft Office programs - Word, PowerPoint; have access to a computer with reliable internet access; be a self-directed learner in the context of a supportive online learning environment; sound language, literacy and numeracy skills. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Monday 3 February, from 9.30am at TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground level, Room 49. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Wollongong West
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong West Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering code: 20WST-015 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday 6.00pm to 9.00pm in Room 49 and Tuesday 6.00pm to 7.00pm via Adobe/online. 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 3-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground Floor, Room 49 Or Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground Floor, Room 49

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a part time evening, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 3 evenings a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation and practice in using applications such as MS Excel and accounting software.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who are career starters and or new entrants into the finance sector. This course is an entry level qualification into the Accounting/Bookkeeping sector and focuses on developing real skills in applying accounting principles and using specialised knowledge relevant in the application of spreadsheets and accounting software (e.g. MYOB- Account Right.2018.3).

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,980
Second qualification $2,310
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,230
Other information: To successfully complete this course, you need to have the technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to use word processing software; have access to a computer with Microsoft Office programs - Word, PowerPoint; have access to a home computer with reliable internet access; be a self-directed learner in the context of a supportive online learning environment; sound language, literacy and numeracy skills. All students will be required to connect to a live webinar each week that is delivered via Adobe Connect and will require access to a headset or microphone to participate in the webinars. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Monday 3 February, from 6.00pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong West, Block F, Ground Floor, Room 49. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601