Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 12 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    MCI Institute (RTO 91088)
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Bookkeeper | BAS Agent | Accounts Assistant | Accounts Receivable Clerk | Payroll Clerk | View All

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Course Rundown

Always in demand, accounting is an excellent choice of profession for those who crave flexibility in their career. Build skills that take you where you want to go with this Certificate IV Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217) from MCI Institute.

This course is the ideal entry point for anyone wanting to become a BAS agent, payroll clerk, bookkeeper, accounts assistant or more. Their expertly-led, simple-to-follow online structure allows you to study at your own time and will equip you with the necessary skills to launch your career. This course will familiarise you with manual and computerised accounting systems, how to prepare financial reports and statements, making financial forecasts and projections, maintaining payroll systems and preparing operational budgets. 

If you’ve ever been curious about trying your hand at accounting, this course is the perfect introduction to the profession. Stand out in today’s competitive job market, seize the opportunity and make a start on your new career today!


There are no prerequisites for this course - anyone can apply!

In this accounting and bookkeeping course, subjects you may study include:

Core units

  • BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
  • BSBSMB412 - Introduce cloud computing into business operations
  • FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC312 - Administer 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
  • FNSTPB402 - Establish and maintain a payroll system


  • FNSACC511 - Provide financial and business performance information
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • FNS0RG505 - Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
  • BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents

Courses in Accounting, Business, Leadership, WHS and more, MCI Institute can get you recognised in it all!

MCI is an award-winning, education provider, proudly taking home 30 awards in the last 15 years, including placing on the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List. They make education within your reach through supported online delivery so you can study anywhere, anytime, to achieve your career goals.

With close ties to corporate Australia, MCI strive for success and strive to help their students succeed by maintaining the only the highest international education standards.

Even though you’re studying online, you’re never alone with MCI Institute! They offer students access to support teams who will make sure you’re on track with your studies and your wellbeing is in-check. From time management tips to how to increase motivation and even nutritional tips, MCI’s online support program will help you stay on track every step of the way to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217) from MCI Institute.

Opportunities for qualified professionals exist in every enterprise, big and small. This qualification gives you a lot of flexibility in your career, along with great job stability and opportunities for career progression.

Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $3,800. 

Students may pay their fees upfront and save 10% ($3,420 after discount) or choose from one of the below payment plans:

12-month payment plan:

  • 52 weekly payments of $73.08 each OR
  • 12 monthly payments of $316.67 each

MCI Insitute is an approved NSW Smart and Skilled funding provider. Enquire now to see if you're eligible. 

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