Get your firm footings in the office’s engine room by gaining the skills to work in the field of accounting with this practical course. Working with budgets, costing, assets and inventory, you’ll develop a broad knowledge of the accounting profession, assisting businesses and finance teams in driving better financial performance.

These skills will enable you to work within a business environment and complete office tax forms.




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

FT: 6 months
PT: 1 - 2 years,

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated 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 $330.00
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

February and July

Full time: 6 months
Part time: 1 to 2 years

Box Hill

You must have completed Year 11 or equivalent or be a mature age applicant. You do not require any accounting knowledge to complete this course successfully, however some manual or software accounting knowledge is an advantage.

After successful completion, you will have many further study options including guaranteed entry into a Diploma of Accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) at Box Hill Institute.

VTAC and direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Employment opportunities may include budget assistant, costing clerk, asset and inventory clerk and accounts assistant.

Last updated: February 18, 2019 02:11pm