Certificate IV in Accounting
|Course Length:||1 year|
|Course Fees:||AUD $10,800|
You are eligible if:
* you have successfully completed the Australian Year 12 or equivalent in your country
* you have achieved a minimum of either:
* IELTS 5.5 academic (no band score less than 5.0);
* TOEFL computer based 197 (minimum TWE 3.5);
* TOEFL internet based 71 (minimum 17 in all sections);
* PTE academic 43 (no score lower than 36); or
* Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 47.
February and July
Books and equipment (AUD)
On completion of the certificate IV, graduates may continue their study in the Diploma of Accounting (074046G) at Kangan Institute.
On completion of the certificate IV, graduates may seek employment as a professional bookkeeper/BAS agent or inventory clerk.
This qualification consists of 13 units and includes three core units from the Certificate III in Accounts Administration (074048E). This is an appropriate entry-level accounting qualification for students who have some significant (and recent) study and/or work background in accounting or bookkeeping.
The duration of the Certificate IV in Accounting is normally 6 months (fulltime) however students completing the Certificate III in Accounts Administration (074048E) prior to the certificate IV qualification would normally take 1 year to complete both the certificate III and certificate IV qualifications.
Students undertaking the course will attend four days of classes per week with approximately 20 to 25 hours of class participation. Classes may be scheduled any time between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. One or more units in this course will be delivered online.
The course consists of lectures, classroom-based teaching, practical demonstrations, class discussions and field trips. Assessment includes periodic tests, assignments, both group and individual, classroom presentations, group work and observation.
Major study areas
* Financial services industry
* Small business financial accounting
* Business law
* Computer accounting
* Business Activity Statements (BAS)
* Workplace safety
* Business computer applications
Prepare financial reports
Design and produce business documents
Participate in OHS processes
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Make decisions in a legal context
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
Process business tax requirements
Prepare operational budgets
Maintain inventory records
Establish and maintain a payroll system