FNS40215Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

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Mentor Education
  • Awarded by

    Mentor Education (RTO 21683)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Upfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced; max 24 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Accountant | Bookkeeper | Payroll Officer | Accounts Clerk | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Last modified: 24 May 2018

In a Nutshell

Get your bookkeeping experience formally recognised and satisfy the education requirements outlined in the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009 with this online Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course from Mentor Education. As the only bookkeeping qualification that is endorsed by, and delivered to members of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), this course is the ideal study choice for existing bookkeepers looking to formalise their experience and upgrade their credentials.

The course will take you through bookkeeping fundamentals, business reporting basics, and also covers BAS and payroll activities. As you work your way through this industry-endorsed program, you will also become more familiar with MYOB software. You will learn how to establish and maintain a cash accounting system, an accrual system, as well as payroll systems. You will also learn how to prepare financial reports and complete BAS tasks. Give your bookkeeping or accounting career an edge by enquiring about this course today!

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no formal entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply!

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this bookkeeping course, the subjects you will study include: Core units

    • FNSBKG401 – Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
    • FNSBKG404 – Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
    • FNSBKG405 – Establish and maintain a payroll system
    • FNSINC401 – Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
    • BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
    • BSBITU306 – Design and produce business documents

    Elective units

    • FNSBKG402 – Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
    • FNSBKG403 – Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
    • FNSACC404 – Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
    • FNSACC405 – Maintain inventory records
    • FNSACC406 – Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    • FNSACC302 – Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    • BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
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  • Why Mentor Education?

    Mentor Education (RTO number: 21683) is one of Australia’s leading RG146 compliance training providers for the financial services industry. By specialising exclusively in this field of training, Mentor is able to focus on delivering professional development courses of the highest quality. Thanks to their flexible delivery options, you can complete a nationally recognised qualification in financial planning entirely online, and without disrupting your career. Take advantage of Mentor Education’s long-standing industry reputation and commitment to ongoing professional development by enquiring about a course today.

    As a student of Mentor Education, you’ll receive access to an experienced financial adviser Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm by telephone and email, so you’re always assured of timely feedback and assistance.

    Students of this program will also benefit from complementary inclusion of Mentor Education’s Career Pathway Program. This comprehensive suite of career-building tools includes a 12-month professional development subscription, association membership and regular updates on industry news and events.


    All student testimonials for Mentor Education

    "As a result of completing my Diploma with Mentor Education, I have obtained work at Health Super Financial Planning as a client services officer, with a view to becoming a paraplanner or financial planner in the long term."

    "The reason I chose Mentor Education was that I had previously looked at my training options online, and determined that Mentor Education would adequately cover all of my requirements. The end result is a new position with another bank under a role I really enjoy and one that required the diploma qualification."

    "I wanted to express how I thoroughly enjoyed the Diploma of Financial Planning. The course was challenging yet rewarding and provided an extremely accurate measure of what financial advice is like in the outside world. Your staff are very encouraging and provide fantastic feedback. It was a pleasure doing the course through Mentor Education and I wouldn’t hesitate to complete further education through your organisation."

    "Within a week of having completed my course, even before I got my certificate, I got a job with ANZ as a financial planning associate. I must say that Mentor Education has a very good reputation in the industry."

    Miral Thakker , Certificate IV in Business - Financial Services Practice Management

    "I have received a job offer and I do appreciated your support and trust. Thanks once again!"

    Herman Vargas , Mentor graduate

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40215) from Mentor Education. In attaining this qualification you will satisfy the educational requirements outlined by the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009. The course includes two units of competency that address GST and BAS – proficiencies that are required to become a registered BAS agent.

Wondering where a career in bookkeeping could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Bookkeeper, Senior Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Assistant Accountant, Office Manager, Business Services Manager.

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for completing this course online is $1,990. Upfront payment is required in full, at the time of enrolment. Credit cards accepted.

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