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Federation University Australia

  • 38% international / 62% domestic

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

  • Certificate

Use your love of numbers to help businesses to thrive.

Key details

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Course Code
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In person
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About this course

If you love numbers and have a desire to help other businesses to thrive, our Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping could be the answer for you.You will learn the core accounting skills needed to become a registered BAS agent or certified bookkeeper - whether that is across payroll, activity statements or the latest in cloud computing software - along taking your pick from a range of electives including managing small business operations, financial forecasting and developing complex spreadsheets.The Australian Government is projecting 50,000 jobs to open up in the accounting and finance industry over the next five years, so your new skills are sure to be in high demand from the moment you graduate. Better still, with the significant number of almost 200,000 people employed in the industry, job opportunities are available in most regions.Perhaps you will go on to self employment as a contractor or to work for an organisation from an endless number of industries. Either way, you will be equipped with the know-how to launch or progress your career.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (year 12) There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Entry requirements (non year 12) There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study locations

Ballarat - Mt Helen

Wimmera - Horsham

Ballarat - SMB


How to apply

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information. For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide. Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them. VTAC application: No Direct application: Yes FedUni code: LKS National Course Code: FNS40217