Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. 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:

No minimum education


13 units: 8 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Prepare financial reports; Introduce cloud computing into business operations; Process financial transactions and extract interim reports; Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers; Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry; Set up and operate a computerised accounting system; Complete business activity and instalment activity statements; Establish and maintain payroll systems

Study Pathways:

Diploma of Accounting

Further information:

Individuals providing a business activity statement (BAS) service must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Individuals seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is reviewed regularly.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Drysdale - Hobart No info
Alanvale No info
Claremont No info
George Town Trade Training Ctr No info
Circular Head Trade Training No info
Burnie No info No Full time 0.5 year
Smithton No info
Campbell Street (Hobart) No info No
Launceston No info Yes
Bridgewater Trade Training Ctr No info
Bender Drive No info
Bathurst Street No info
Devonport No info No
Hunter Street No info
Clarence No info
Campbell Street (Hobart) No info No Full time 0.5 year
Huon Valley Trade Training Ctr No info
Inveresk No info
Launceston No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Devonport No info No Full time 0.5 year
Burnie No info No
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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