Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

National Course Code
Study Area(s)
Course Length
6 months
Course Fees

Course structure

This course has been designed to give you the skills to undertake the role of a contract bookkeeper within a large organisation. You will learn how to perform duties such as establishing and maintaining accounting systems,assisting with business or business activity statements, processing payroll and developing management systems for organisations.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations (BSBSMB412)
FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports (FNSACC311)
FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers (FNSACC312)
FNSACC416Set up and operate a computerised accounting system (FNSACC416)
BSBFIA401Prepare Financial Reports (BSBFIA401)
FNSACC408Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry (FNSACC408)
FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems (FNSTPB402)
FNSTPB401Complete business activity and instalment activity statements (FNSTPB401)
FNSTPB503Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law (FNSTPB503)
FNSACC412Prepare operational budgets (FNSACC412)
FNSACC405Maintain inventory records (FNSACC405)
FNSACC411Process business tax requirements (FNSACC411)
BSBITU306Design And Produce Business Documents (BSBITU306)
FNSACC414Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities (FNSACC414)

Major study areas

  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial services industry
  • Budgeting
  • Small business financial accounting
  • Business law
  • Computer accounting
  • Business Activity Statements (BAS)
  • Business computer applications
  • Taxation
  • Accounting for stock

Books and Equipment (AUD$)

Approximately $1,000.

Annual Amenities Fee


  • Entry Requirements

    • Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher
    • English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalency

7 February 2022

11 July 2022

Term 1 31 January - 8 April
Holidays 9 April - 25 April
Term 2 26 April - 24 June
Holidays 25 June - 10 July
Term 3 11 July - 16 September
Holidays 17 September - 2 October
Term 4 3 October - 20 December

Classes will be scheduled 3 days per week between 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

Study pathways

Diploma of Accounting (099713D)

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Professional bookkeeper
  • BAS agent
  • Payroll officer
  • Accounts payable or receivable officer
  • Inventory clerk


Apply now Or call +613 9279 2222 or email international@kangan.edu.au to apply.