Certificate IV Accounting and Bookkeeping

Empower your Career
Empower your Life 
Empower your Future.

* Suitable for candidates who are working or have access to a workplace environment.

Build on your current skills or further develop your knowledge with this Accounting Course that gives you the confidence to take your career to the next level.

Plan your future, acquire the knowledge and instill further confidence by studying in your own time, with these contemporary and highly beneficial courses.

Academy of Global Business Training is proud to offer the Certificate IV in Accounting as an online Business Training qualification.

The program provides learners with skills and knowledge relating to managing a small business. This include general management skills combined with a vast array of skills used to develop a sound understanding of business requirements in today’s competitive environment. If you have middle line management personnel responsible for primary business functions, this is the course for them.

Learners will be empowered by this course and be equipped to lead and manage a small business or key areas within a large organization.Learners will gain a nationally recognised qualification in the FNS40615 - Certificate IV in Accounting .   Click here for your Course Brochure


Potential careers outcomes

BAS agent Accounts payable/receivable,
 Payroll clerk, Accounts supervisor


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Course Details
National Code FNS40217
Qualification Certificate IV Accounting & Book Keeping
Course duration 12 months
Delivery mode Online
Assessments Questions, case studies, assignments and E Portfolio of evidence,
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1.1 Qualification Packaging Rules

Total number of units of Competency= 13.   There are 10 core units and 3 electives have been selected based on industry feedback

1.2  Units of Competency




Apply principles of professional practice-work in the Fin services industry




Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers




Design and produce business documents




Prepare financial reports




Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities




Process financial transactions and extract interim reports




Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks √




Set up and operate a computerised accounting system




Prepare operational budgets




Establish and maintain a payroll system*




Evaluate and authorise payment requests




Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements




Prepare financial forecasts and projections


* Units from BAS agent registration Skill Set.


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Entry requirements

Candidates should be working or have access to a work place environment.


It is essential that you undergo a Pre-Enrolment discussion with one of our Engagement Officers to ensure qualification suitability


Minimum education

  • School Certificate or equivalent OR
  • relevant qualification OR
  • relevant vocational experience.

Minimum age

Minimum age is 15. If you are under 18 your application must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Computer requirements

Students must have access to a computer/ laptop and a broadband internet connection.


Upon enrollment, you will be allocated your own Global Business Trainer email which will provide you access to our Learning Management System  and access to all of the multichannel virtual applications APPs.  Our Partnership with Google Education allows for multi communications points, 'docs' and 'sheets' and video conferencing for Training sessions.


Digital Skills

  • Creating, saving and editing  Google documents  * similar to MS Word
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites
  • Uploading documents through websites
  • Participating in online discussions
  • Compressing image files

English language requirements

If English is not your first language and you did not complete the last two years of secondary education in English, you are required to provide evidence of English language competency before enrolling into the course. 


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Career opportunities

Job roles/titles vary across industry sectors. Whether you want to work as a Payroll clerk, General accounts assistant, Accounts receivable clerk, Accounts payable clerk, this course allows you to develop management skills that work in any industry.

Entry requirements – preferred pathway
While there are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course, the completion of the FNS30115 - Certificate lll in Financial Services  

equivalent industry experience is the recommended pathway.

Career pathways

Students who complete this course may continue with a pathway that leads to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma course from the FNS10 Financial Services Training Package. Completion of the Diploma or Advanced Diploma may lead to direct entry into a University.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Academy of Global Business Training recognises the skills and knowledge you have gained in other courses, life experience or at work. You may be able to have your prior learning recognised and credited against a course of study. Your online program will provide you with information on assessing your own skills against the qualification.

For further general information call 1300 132 628 

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Payment Options
Step 1: Essential Pre-Enrolment Discussion

Before Payment is taken, one of our Engagement Officers will have a Pre-Enrolment Discussion with you to ensure course suitability.  By clicking the Enquire Now Button and completing the form will allow us to contact you to facilitate your application.


Step 2: Application form

We are required by law to collect personal data and your Unique Student Identifier.  Please ensure you visit www.usi.gov.au or provide sufficient identification for Global Business to obtain this on your behalf.


Step 3:  Payment for FNS40217 Certificate lV Accounting and Bookkeeping is $5,550 paid in four installments. 

  • First payment of $1500 must be paid upon registration to enrol.
  • Scheduled payments will be no greater than $1500 in 15 day intervals


How to register

For registration, enrolment details and course enquiries Contact us and get the ball rolling!

Phone: 02 8324 1481

Phone: 1300 132 628 
Email: Study@GlobalBusinessTrainer.edu.au 

Terms and conditions

Upon Registration and payment of initial deposit you are enrolled in the course.

You are deemed ‘officially enrolled’ in the course when you have fully paid the cost of the course. You will however receive login in details at your first payment. Cancellations advised in writing within five days are eligible for a full refund minus a $25 transaction fee. This is the cooling off or grace period. Any cancellations made within day six 6 and day ten 10 will receive a full refund except an 25% administrative fee. If a course is cancelled you are entitled to a full refund.

Every effort was made to ensure this information was accurate as at September 2021.  Changes may have taken place since that time. Contact the Academy of Global Business Training to confirm course details.

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