Prepare yourself to be job ready for an accounting role in the financial services sector and other industries that require accounting support functions.

In this flexible, self paced accounting course, you’ll learn how to prepare financial reports, design and produce business documents and process financial transactions. As part of your studies, you will set up and operate a computerised accounting system and carry out business and instalment activity statement tasks. You will also learn how to make decisions in a legal context and apply the principles of professional practice to work in financial services.


National Code FNS40217
Study Areas Finance
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FL: time varies

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Off Campus

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,234.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $647.00
Full Tuition Fee $7,524.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $247.50
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

You can enrol throughout the year with commencement in either February, April, July or October

Flexible - the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on the individual input. Students should aim to complete within approx 12 months.

Off Campus

You must have at least one of the following:

  • successfully completed Year 12 or
  • experience working in support roles without formal qualifications

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into the Diploma of Accounting.

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

You will gain practical skills for accounting roles with duties such as completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, producing non-complex management reports, compiling data for job costing reports, supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems, classifying recording and reporting accounting information, maintaining inventory records, managing a small office and ensuring relevant legal requirements are followed.

Last updated: February 18, 2019 02:05pm