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FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

National ID: FNS40217 State ID: BDQ3
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Crunch the numbers with a career in accounting and bookkeeping.

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping provides participants with an opportunity to work as a bookkeeper in a business or within their own practice. Participants will learn skills to develop their bookkeeping and financial report preparation knowledge, complete all bookkeeping requirements and complete BAS information for employers and clients.

Participants will also be able to develop a range of generic business skills. This qualification is recognised as meeting the future requirements for bookkeepers wishing to provide BAS services as a professional contract bookkeeper, either working under the direction of a Tax Agent/Public Accountant, for a bookkeeping business or franchise, or as a BAS service provider.

NRTAFE is recognised by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as an Accredited Training Provider.
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world. It promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession, through the establishment of a series of relevant qualifications and the award of grades of membership that recognise academic attainment, working experience and expertise. (

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 1 Year
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $3,001.20 $124.65 $3,125.85
Concession $904.05 $124.65 $1,028.70

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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