FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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VU course code: FNS40222 | Level of study: TAFE
0.5 years full time or longer for part time
Face to Face with eLearning


No tuition fees for eligible students

Footscray Nicholson
22 April 2024
19 April 2024


Gain specialised skills to begin your financial career with a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40222) at Victoria University (VU).

Start working in the financial services industry sooner with this course that will qualify you to work in bookkeeping or accounting support roles, or set you up for further study.

In this accounting and bookkeeping course, you’ll learn basic accounting principles and skills to get you work-ready for a variety of roles within the financial sector.

With the support of qualified and dedicated trainers, you’ll learn about:

  • preparing financial reports
  • processing financial transactions and interim reporting
  • administering subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • using computerised accounting systems
  • preparing and lodging business activity and instalment activity statements
  • managing payroll systems.
NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & Scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.


Eligible students won’t be required to pay tuition fees for this course.

Free TAFE courses align with skills and jobs that are in high demand in from Victorian employers.




With a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40222, you’ll have the confidence to apply for roles such as:

  • bookkeeper
  • accounts support officer
  • accounts payable/receivable
  • payroll officer
  • Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent*

*Registration with the Tax Practitioner Board (TPB) required.

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