Address

Bourke St Campus

Categories

Accounting

Description

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 099276J
This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.  It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to 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.

Course Fees

Registration Fee$500 (non-refundable)
Material Fee$1,000
Tuition Fee$8,700
Total Course Fee$10,200
Fees include all material costs and learning resources.

Course Duration

Delivery will occur over an 56 Weeks (52 weeks training and 4 weeks holiday break) period of full time study. 
  • Where students successfully apply for credit and/or RPL the course duration will be shorten accordingly and adjustments made to any COE issued or remove it or add to course duration.

Entry/ Admission Requirements

Pre-Training Review (PTR):

  • Selection for enrolment in SHIC courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification selection criteria during the PTR prior to the confirmation of enrolment at SHIC.  A satisfactory outcome of PTR with authorised SHIC Staff or representative will ensure applicants are placed in a suitable course with an appropriate training and assessment strategy, SHIC review applicants existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. SHIC will then review this information in conjunction with other admission requirements below.

Age Requirements

SHIC requires that all students must be 18 years of age or above at the commencement of the course. 

Prior Achievement Requirements

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • A good command of written English
  • Meet all Student Visa requirements, including:
– Year 12 academic education (or equivalent) * Students with overseas qualifications will need to have level equivalency determined by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment, online applications here: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/services-and-resources/services-for-individuals/qualifications-assessments/pages/qualification-assessment.aspx

LLN Requirements

  • The qualification has been analysed against the skill level requirements of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) and recorded in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeepping ACSF Profile. Students entering this qualification will have their LLN skills compared to the ACSF levels of the course to determine if there are specific support requirements needed, and make a recommendation about the suitability of the student to enrol.
  • The qualification has been analysed to determine the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) levels of Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy. This is detailed in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeepping ACSF Profile.
  • See the SHIC LLN Policy & Procedures for more details. 

English Language Requirements

All students entering this qualification must have the following minimum score of an internationally recognized English Language proficiency tests or equivalent in line with DHA recommendations
  • IELTS overall band of 5.5 or
  • TOEFL IBT test score band of 54-56 equivalents or
  • PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or
  • Satisfactory completion of General English – Upper Intermediate level or
  • Successful completion of Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (10725NAT) or equivalent course or
  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in English or 
  • Completion of full-time studies in Australia towards a Certificate IV or above or a foundation course or
  • Student’s first language is English or
  • Student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
If there are doubts about the student’s English language skills to cope in an academic environment and if he/she cannot provide a satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent, the student will undergo the college English placement test and be required to complete it with a satisfactory result.

Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted face to face which could include:
  • Direct observation – in a simulated classroom environment – usually role plays
  • Product based methods – these are generally reports, case studies, projects and presentations.
  • Questioning – written and verbal questioning is used for a number of assessment tasks.
  • A combination of the above methods.

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Accounts Officer
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Bookkeeper

Course Delivery

  • Face to face at our Melbourne Campus – 20 hours per week of classroom based training sessions 
  • 8 hours of self study including structured self-directed learning & completing assessment work started in class
  • Up to an hour per week of individual support if required

Units of Competence

Unit CodeTitle
CORE UNITS
FNSACC311
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC408
Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401
Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
BSBITU422Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
ELECTIVE UNITS
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
FNSACC405Maintain inventory records
BSBCUS403Implement customer service standards
BSBWRT301Write simple documents
BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
Note: Delivery method is Online via video conferencing with phone and email support during COVID-19.
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