Certificate IV in Bookkeeping – FNS40215

National Course Code: FNS40215
Training Package: FNS – Financial Services Training Package
Nominal Hours: 480
Skills List: ✓
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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Qualification Description:

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes the preparation and lodgement of business and instalment activity statement tasks and the provision of advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to the 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 Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is reviewed regularly.


Updated Qualification

The course in which you are enrolled is up to date and during or after your enrolment, with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.


Entry requirements for the Qualification

There are no such entry requirements for this qualification


Recognition of prior Learning

Credit or recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, and work or life experiences. Contact Administrative services for further Information or email us on enquiry@vitaltrainingsolutions.com.au


Thinking of higher education

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What units to be completed by the students (13 units)


Unit Type Unit Code Unit Name

BSBITU306  Design and produce business documents
Core BSBFIA401  Prepare fi­nancial reports
Core FNSBKG401  Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
Elective FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
Elective FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
Core FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks**
Elective FNSACC301 Process fi­nancial transactions and extract interim reports
Elective FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Elective FNSACC303 Perform fi­nancial calculations
Core FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system
Core FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the ­financial services industry
Elective BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
Elective BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

The above list includes units being offered at Vital Training solutions and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. If licensing in another State other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant State.


How much is the course?

Smart and Skilled Student Fees
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 websitehttps://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/ or you can call us on 02 4628 0083 for further information and advice.
First qualification $1,960
Second qualification $2,290
Concession $240
Non-government subsidised fee $5,840

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.
How do I enroll?
Enroll now (enrol@vitaltrainingsolutions.com.au)


Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, all students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia will need to have a Unique Student Identifier, or USI. This includes students completing an apprenticeship, skill set, certificate or diploma course. A USI gives you access to your online USI account and will contain all of your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results will be available in your USI account in 2016. When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life.


How to get a USI

It is free and easy for you to create your own USI online at www.usi.gov.au. Your local Customer Service office can also provide further information and assistance. For assistance please call us on our admin desk line 02 4628 0083.