About the Course
Our FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping course has been developed against the Australian Quality Framework for accounting.
You will learn how to comply with the regulations of the financial services industry; develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities; design and develop documents and spreadsheets; establish and maintain payroll systems, cash and accrual accounting systems, and business tax requirements; administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers; perform financial calculations and transactions; and prepare financial reports and statements.
Delivered by our expert trainers, our training program provides you with access to a supportive and encouraging environment, and a plethora of resources to assist you in your learning.
We have conducted in-depth industry consultation with various business organisations and regulatory bodies – finding out what is needed in today’s market, what knowledge and skills our graduates must be equipped with in order to succeed, and what learning arrangements are best suited for our students.
Please note. Our FNS40215 Cert IV in Bookkeeping supersedes and is equivalent to FNS40211 Cert IV in Bookkeeping. You can find out more here: http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS40215.
What career opportunities are available?
With a FNS40215 Cert IV in Bookkeeping qualification, the skills you learn can help you find jobs in various areas of the accounting, banking and financial services sector, such as:
Prepare financial reports and provide advice to clients in relations to the preparation and the lodgement of Business Activity Statements.
Process and record financial transactions for clients.
Responsible for customer service and administrative tasks and duties within the accounts department of a business.
Responsible for customer service and administrative tasks and duties within the lending department of a bank or a credit union.
Responsible for customer service and administrative tasks and duties in an insurance underwriting or brokerage firm.
There are no specified entry requirements for this qualification detailed within the Financial Services Training Package.
Noting this, Dolph Business School requires persons who undertake this course to:
- Be aged 18 years or over.
- Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to be able to carry out tasks such as to:
- Accurately record, evaluate and monitor informtion in line with organisational policies
- Recognise and implement relevant legislative, statutory, regulatory and industry requirements
- Gather and analyse financial information and data from a range of sources to identify key aspects relevant to legislative and organisation requirements
- Compile and reconcile logically sequenced data to ensure statements are accurate and comply with organisational procedures, statutory requirements and standard financial reporting principles
- Present information to a range of audiences - from clients, to board members using structure and language to suit the audience using appropriate terminology
- Participates effectively in interactions with clients and colleagues, clearly articulating information and using questioning and active listening skills to clarify understanding of requirements and elicit feedback
- Use a wide range of mathematical calculations to interpret and compare numerical information
Please note. Dolph Business School will engage with persons expressing interest in enrolment to discuss their language, literacy and numeracy skills. Dolph Business School can provide additional learning support to students who require basic assistance. For students who have more fundamental support needs, Dolph Business School will refer these students to a specialist language, literacy and numeracy development provider who can assist students to improve their language, literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to suitably commence the course.
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* For Diploma courses and certificate courses delivered through blended mode: Fees are billed prior to the commencement of each semester. If you will be undertaking the course through online delivery, your first invoice will be issued prior to the start of the course, and the second invoice will be issued 6-months into the course. If your progress in the course indicates that you would complete the course within 6-months of commencement, the second invoice will be issued after the completion of your first 4-units.
Dolph Business School accepts payment for fees using:
- Credit / debit card
- Electronic funds transfer
- Payment plan via credit / debit card (only for those undertaking a certificate or Diploma course)
Please ensure you read and understand our complete Schedule of Fees & Charges and our Student Handbook before enrolling into any one of our courses or programs.
What is included in my fees?
NATIONALLY RECOGNISED COURSES
- Webinars – both live and recorded sessions – so that you are able to participate in a live class from the comforts of your own home! (Blended delivery students only)
- Any applicable reading or resource text(s)
- Teaching tools used in training sessions, such as PowerPoint slides and any applicable handouts
- Access to our eLearning platform - which includes learning materials and workbooks
- Dedicated training and student administration support from your Trainers as well as the Student & Administration Support Team - we are contactable via our eLearning platform, via e-mail, and via telephone (between the hours of 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday)
- An AQF certificate
- Assessments retained on our servers for a period of 6 months after you have completed your course
- Unit outcomes and student records retained on our servers for 30 years from your graduation date
- Webinars – both live and recorded sessions – so that you are able to participate in a live class from the comforts of your own home!
- Access to our eLearning platform - which includes learning materials and workbooks
- A Dolph Business School certificate
The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, and response to case studies. The following provides a brief explanation of the assessment methods that are to be applied:
Written Reports / Case Studies.
The student is required to produce a range of written records or reports based on real workplace scenarios or based on a case study that is provided by the assessor. This will usually require the student to consider carefully the situation presented, undertake some research to inform their response and then to propose their recommended actions. There may be a practical portion for the student to demonstrate a range of skills relevant to the workplace. This could be by way of presentations or role-play activities.
The student is required to undertake a range of projects in the context of his or her own workplace or on a case study that is provided by the assessor. A project will require the creation of various workplace documents (reports, memos, etc.). Projects may have a practical presentation component where the student may be asked to present or role-play the outcomes of their project or research.
The student is required to participate in knowledge tests over the course of his or her study. The student will be required to individually complete the test. The student may research their answers from the course training materials and notes as well as relevant workplace references.
For all of our nationally recognised, accredited courses, applicants can apply for recognition of their existing skills and knowledge that are relevant to the units of competency within the program. These skills and knowledge may have been obtained through workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of units or assessments required to be completed during the program. Students are encouraged to notify Dolph Business School of their interest or intention to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) prior to their enrolment. We will provide you with a pre-training review questionnaire that gathers information about your prior experience and training history. This information is then used to determine the best pathway for you to achieve competency.
If you are interested in this course and believe you may qualify for RPL, speak to one of our team members today to find out how we can help you!
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