FNS40215 & FNS40615Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Accounting & Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

Monarch Institute
Monarch Institute
  • Awarded by

    Monarch Institute (RTO 22530)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced; complete within 24 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Career Outcomes

    Accountant | Bookkeeper | Payroll Officer | Bank Officer | View all

This course meets 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: 01 Dec 2017

In a Nutshell

Don't limit your career opportunities; broaden your horizons with this Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Accounting & Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40215 & FNS40615) and make the best use of your study time.

This qualification covers the basic tasks required in accounting and bookkeeping roles, including establishing accounting systems, processing financial transactions, maintaining a payroll system, preparing financial reports and statements, operating a computerised accounting system, preparing an operational budget and developing policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities.

The Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615) offers the ideal pathway to Monarch Institute's Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215), which meets the educational requirements prescribed by the Tax Practitioner's Board (TPB) to enable you to become a registered BAS agent. You'll also receive free membership to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers when you enrol!

Discover what it’s like to study accounting at Monarch Institute

  • What You'll Need to Get In?


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

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this accounting course, the units of competency you may study include:

    Core units

    • FNSBKG401 – Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
    • FNSACC404 – Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
    • FNSACC406 – Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    • FNSACC301 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    • 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
    • FNSACC302 – Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    • FNSACC402 – Prepare operational budgets

    Elective units

    • FNSBKG402 – Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
    • FNSBKG403 – Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
    • FNSACC405 – Maintain inventory records
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  • Why Monarch Institute?

    RTO 22530
    Monarch Institute specialises in providing innovative, engaging courses with a focus on practical application. Courses are designed by industry experts who use real-life case studies to illustrate abstract concepts and give students the skills to succeed in the real world. The institute regularly consults with accounting, bookkeeping, financial planning and business industry practitioners to ensure that course materials reflect industry needs. Whether you choose to study in the classroom or online, Monarch Institute will support your learning journey by helping you gain valuable industry insights to enhance your employability.

    Campus locations:
    Melbourne – Level 10, 10-16 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
    Sydney – 19-35 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000
    Brisbane – 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
    Perth – 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

    Monarch Institute prides itself on encouraging and supporting students to meet their educational goals. Whether you choose to study in the classroom or online, you will be supported by a range of professionals who are committed to helping you succeed. All course materials have been designed with access and equity issues in mind, and assessment techniques reflect the needs of multiple learning styles.

    Monarch provides an array of services for students, including personal, educational and vocational counselling services; disability assistance; language, literacy and numeracy assistance; and student welfare and guidance services. It also offers services for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students and students with disabilities or special needs in order to support them in meeting their learning goals.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised, accredited qualifications: Certificate IV Accounting (FNS40215) and Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40615) from Monarch Institute.

This course allows you to pursue a wide variety of career opportunities, including working in an accounting practice or commercial business of any size, working in a bank or financial services firm, or even starting your own bookkeeping business.

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.

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Bank Officer
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Employee Bookkeeper
  • BAS Agent
  • General Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Officer

Let's Talk Price

Monarch Institute offers two easy payment alternatives:

Pay upfront and save!
Pay for your full qualification upfront to receive a substantial discount. Total online course cost: $2,125

Pay as you go
Enrol in each unit individually to pay as you study.

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