Certificate IV in Accounting


This qualification is part of the Financial Services Training Package. It reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Accounts Administration; or relevant skills and knowledge


13 units: 10 core; 3 elective.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Prepare financial reports; Design and produce business documents; Process financial transactions and extract interim reports; Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers; Prepare operational budgets; Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities; Set up and operate a computerised accounting system; Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks; Establish and maintain a payroll system; Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry. Elective: Contribute to health and safety of self and others; Write simple documents; Perform financial calculations; plus more.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Coast - Grafton No
Sydney - Randwick No
Western Sydney - Blacktown No
Riverina - Albury No
Hunter - Ourimbah No
Northern Sydney - St Leonards Yes Full time 1 year
North Coast - Macksville No
Hunter - Newcastle No
Western Sydney - Nepean Yes Full time 1 year
Riverina - Deniliqui No
Western Sydney - Strathfield No
Northern Sydney - Northern Beaches No
North Coast - Taree No
Hunter - Maitland No Part time 2 years
Western - Dubbo No
Illawarra - Cooma No
Western Sydney - Strathfield No Online
Northern Sydney - Hornsby No
North Coast - Port Macquarie No
Hunter - Maitland No Full time 1 year
Western - Orange No Full time
Riverina - Young No
Northern Sydney - Meadowbank Yes Full time 1 year
North Coast - Great Lakes No Full time 1 year
South Western Sydney - Liverpool No
Riverina - West Wyalong No
Illawarra - Wollongong No
South Western Sydney - Bankstown No
New England - Tamworth No
South Western Sydney - Granville No
Riverina - Leeton No
Illawarra - Shellharbour No
Sydney - St George No
Sydney - Ultimo No
South Western Sydney - Campbelltown No
Riverina - Narrandera No
Illawarra - Yass No
North Coast - Lismore No
Sydney - Petersham No
Western Sydney - Baulkham Hills No Full time 1 year
Riverina - Tumut No
Illawarra - Queanbeyan No

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