FNS40217

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of BAS Agents contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisation’s in a range of industries.

It includes the preparation and lodgment 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.

 

LICENCING/REGULATORY INFORMATION

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.


DURATION

Candidates have a total of 2 years to complete the Certificate IV, however, based on a study commitment of 15 to 20 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.


 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification however participants are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy test prior to commencing the training.


 

PATHWAYS

A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
* BSB50215 Diploma of Business

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, candidates may pathway to the FNS50217–Diploma of Accounting or undertake a qualification in a specialist area within the BSB Business Services Training Package such as administration, management or human resources at Diploma level.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Bookkeeper or Accountant within any Industry area.


 

COURSE CONTENT

13 units are required for award of this qualification including:

* Eight (8) are core units
* Five (5) are elective units

On successful completion of the following 13 units you will have attained the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

 

Unit Code

BSBFIA401

BSBSMB412

FNSACC311

FNSACC312

FNSACC408

 

Core/Elective

Core

Core

Core

Core

Core

 

Unit Title

Prepare financial reports

Introduce cloud computing into business operations

Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

 

 FNSACC416

 FNSTPB401

Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

 Core

 Core

 

FNSTPB402

BSBCUS301

BSBCUS403

BSBITU306

BSBSMB402

BSBSMB405

Establish and maintain payroll systems

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Implement customer service standards

Design and produce business documents

Plan small business finances

Monitor and manage small business

Core

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


 

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of the required 13 units, you will be awarded FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.


 

DELIVERY METHODS

Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).