Certificate IV in Bookkeeping Online Course

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The Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is the ideal course for those who wish to establish a career in the bookkeeping industry or receive recognition for their current skills. This nationally accredited course is designed to reflect the role of contract bookkeepers and employees performing the role of bookkeeper for organisations and who perform duties such as: establishing and maintaining accounting systems; assisting with Business Activity Statements and other office taxes; payroll and developing management systems for organisations. Course Delivery This course is delivered 100% online, supported with online resources. This means the student can undertake learning activities at a time convenient to workplace demands without having to leave the work site to attend workshops. All that is required is access to a computer and the internet. Upon enrolment students will be emailed an enrolment form to select elective units (if applicable) once this is returned students are issued with a login and password, providing access to the training providers e-learning centre. This qualification can take up to 12 months (student dependent). The length of time it takes you to complete this course depends on how much time you can invest each week, so if you spend more than 12 hours per week on the course you will finish sooner. On line learning allows students the flexibility of completing their course at their own pace, at times to suit work and other life commitments. Avoiding commutes, classrooms and rigid timetables are just a few good reasons to undertake online learning. Students can "attend" a course at anytime, from anywhere as your training material and assessments are online. Tutor Support Tutor support is provided by industry experts and is available on-line (via the training providers e-learning centre) or by phone if required. Assessments are completed and submitted on-line and feedback is provided within 24 hours. ...

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Requirements: Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Minimum age Minimum age of 16 years. If you are under 18 your application must be signed by a parent or guardian. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. For students who do not have access to either a computer or the...


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What you'll learn on the course

Accounting MBA
Financial Training

Course programme

Total Number of Units Required for Qualification – 13
9 core units plus 4 elective units.

Prerequisite Requirements
Where the industry core units have been demonstrated as a requirement of Certificate III in Financial Services exemption is provided

Core Units

  • Prepare financial reports
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
  • Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
  • Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
  • Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Elective Units

  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Implement customer service standards
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Write simple documents
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Perform financial calculations
  • Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
  • Maintain inventory records
  • Set up and operate a computerized accounting system

Upon enrolment you will be required to select your elective units.

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Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with your tutor, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). The courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and...