Certificate IV in Book Keeping

Course code: FNS40215
Australian Resident/Domestic students


Course Description

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is designed to provide you all the necessary skills to perform basic tasks required by every business. It provides the ideal pathway if you are wishing to further your qualifications and take your career to the next level.  The course is recognised by the Tax Practioners Board (TPB). Once you complete this course, you will have met the TPB's educational requirements to register as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent (subject to additional eligibility criteria) 

Entry requirements: 

  1. Applicants must meet English Language Proficiency requirement.

  2. Applicants must have minimum Year 10 or equivalent High School Certificate.

  3. Applicants must be 18 years or over.

  4. All applicants must complete the LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) test.

Course duration: 

Course duration: 1 year; 52 weeks (including holidays)

Course fees:

Total Course Fee Payable: $AU 4,500

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $AU 350 (non-refundable)

Course Material: $AU 450

Mode of Study:

Face to face at AGC campus

What will you learn?

- establish and maintain accounting systems (both manual and computerised)

- develop bookkeeping management systems for organisations

- do general administration 

- complete Business Activity Statements (BAS) as required by GST registered businesses under Australian Taxation law

- prepare and lodge approved forms about taxpayers’ liabilities, obligations or entitlements under the BAS system

- provide taxpayer advice about their BAS obligations

- how to deal with the Tax Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer about their BAS provision.


Career Paths:

- become a certified bookkeeper

- performing contract bookkeeping functions for clients or

- take on bookkeeping roles for an employer in any industry 

- pathway to further qualifications as a Tax Accountant or Tax Advisor

Course Structure: 

To complete this course, students are required to complete 6 core units and 7 elective units - TOTAL 13 units.

The elective units consist of:

- 2 units from Group A or Group B


Of the remaining 5 units:

- up to 2 may be from GroupA or Group B 

- up to 5 may be from Group C

- up to 2 may be from a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.


The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs. 

For information on core and elective units, click here

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Australian Global College

Address Level 1, 127 Castlereagh St Liverpool NSW 2170 Australia  

Tel: 1300 929 222

Email: info@agc.edu.au