Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

cert IV bookkeeping
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Location
Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 2 years
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
Online; Part Time (Day); Part Time (Night)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Part Time:
  • Ongoing
Enquiries for all campuses
Phone: (03) 5622 8500

Fax:1300 094 661
Email: warrecept@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This course is designed to reflect the job role of contract bookkeepers or employees performing book keeping tasks for organisations in a range of Industries.

Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Bookkeeper

Entry Requirements

  • Students are required to undertake a literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Good computer skills

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
Prepare financial reports
Design and produce business documents
Participate in OHS processess
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
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Process business tax requirements
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers