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.
Studying a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping online through Open Colleges will give you a thorough understanding of the financial industry and the role of bookkeeping in a business.
Upon completion of this bookkeeping certificate course you will have learnt essential bookkeeping skills, including using the MYOB computerised accounting system, maintaining records, preparing financial statements and implementing efficient payroll procedures.
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Areas of study
While studying this online bookkeeping course, you will learn how to:
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Prepare financial reports
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Introduce cloud computing into operations
Establish and maintain a payroll system
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities
Design and produce business documents
Prepare operational budgets
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
Manage budgets and forecasts
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The Certificate IV in Bookkeeping program will open the door to a career as a contract or permanent bookkeeper or BAS agent. You will also have the education and training to manage financial records for your own business.
Upon completion of this certificate program, you will be able to articulate directly into the Diploma of Accounting course. You will also have the educational requirements to register as a BAS (Business Activity Statement) agent and fulfil BAS agent responsibilities.
This course meets the TAX Practitioners Board's (TPB) current education requirements for registered BAS agents as well as the new requirements effective from 1 March 2012.
How else will I benefit from this certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredite Certificate IV in Bookkeeping FNS40211 from Open Colleges.
Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
Complementary 12-month student membership with The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
On completion of this course you will be eligible for at least four units of standing towards related undergraduate Open Colleges courses.
Extra learning materials provided, including textbooks and MYOB Student Edition.
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RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.