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FNS40217-Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping(Online delivery)

Blue Lotus College (BLC) is the registered Training organisation delivering nationally recognised FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. This course is tailored to individuals who are seeking to establish their career in the Bookkeeping and accounting industry.

It focuses on enhancing the skill sets and advancing careers through delivering high quality accounting training programs. The FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping meets the requirement outlined by Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) to become a registered BAS Agent.

The course offered by BLC is backed up by customised practical accounting training increasing the employment opportunities. We are providing practical software training in industry leading software Myob and Xero software to make you JOB READY.

Study option
ƒ Self paced
ƒ Monthly intakes
ƒ Online assessments
ƒ Phone and email support

ƒ Self paced
ƒ Virtual classes
ƒ Monthly intakes
ƒ Online assessments
ƒ Phone and email support
ƒ Self paced
ƒ Virtual classes
ƒ One on one support from trainer
(Need to book appointment with the trainer, one on one support restricted to one time in a month)
ƒ Monthly intakes
ƒ Online assessments
ƒ Phone and email support

VET National Code
Minimum 12 months, maximum 36 months
Delivery Mode

Online and virtual classes

Tuition Fee
As per the delivery mode
Material Fee
Work Based Training

i. Be at least eighteen (18) year of age on enrolment date
ii. Proof of Australian citizenship/permanent residency and age
iii. Satisfactory LLN levels – at least Year 10 English and Maths
iv. Record of any previous studies
Students applying for this course will need satisfactory completion of the Australian year 10 or Certificate III or higher qualification.
Student are required to have basic computer skills including operating MS-word and doing research on internet since course will require student to make reports in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint presentation and operating accounting software
e.g. Xero or MYOB.
All learners are expected to have a laptop or desktop computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be
contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address).
All learners are expected to have access to MS office application such as Microsoft Word, an email platform such as Microsoft.

Students who successfully complete this course may further pursue Diploma level qualifications within the Financial Services Training Package.

With our Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217) we offer a work oriented Practical Accounting Program (non-accredited short course) with the objective to sharpen technical skills. You will be given an opportunity to work on real life case studies that occur in real workplace scenarios popular accounting software xero.

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping prepares students for accounting related jobs which includes:

  • Accounts Payable Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Officer
  • BAS Agent
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Fixed Asset Accountant
  • Junior Accountant
  • Graduate Accountant
In order to achieve qualification FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, students must complete the following 13 units of competency which includes 8 core units and 5 electives units.
Core Units
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements1
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems1
Elective Units
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
FNSACC413 Make decisions in a legal context
1 Unit required for the FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

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