The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping provides students with a thorough understanding of bookkeeping principles and practices. Students are equipped to continue their studies to a higher qualification or to gain employment as a contract bookkeeper or employee performing bookkeeping tasks. The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be gainfully employed as a bookkeeper. Nationally recognised, this program meets all the requirements set out by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) for registering as a Business Activity Statements (BAS) Agent. Visit www.tpb.gov.au for further information.
Where will this take me
Careers in accounting are international and cross-industry. Opening your own accounting practice, working for a multinational, or somewhere in between, this qualification provides the essential fundamental building block to your career in the diverse world of accounting.
Further Educational Pathways include Diploma of Accounting
Applicants must be 18 years and above and have the following:
Minimum academic requirement
Applicants must be 18 years and above and meet either of the following requirements;
(i) Minimum Academic requirement
(ii) Satisfactory completion of Pre- training interview questions related accounting and bookkeeping. Applicants who do not complete these questions appropriately will be required to enrol in and successfully completed the DVLC pre-accredited course called Introduction to Bookkeeping
Alternative entry – work experience requirement
DVLC encourages people from a culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with a disability, to apply.
For the final work placement period at the end of the course, all students will require a valid Working With Children check and a Police Check clearance.
You will need access to a computer, the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:
Mac OS users:
To successfully complete this course, learners will require basic computing skills. This includes:
Other technology requirements
|Tuition||$ 1,000.00||$ 200.00||$ 3,700.00|
|SAF||$ 50.00||$ 50.00||$ 50.00|
|Amenities||$ 50.00||$ 50.00||$ 50.00|
|Total||$ 1,100.00||$ 300.00||$ 3,800.00|
*(Full Fee: For those not eligible for government funding.) Check your eligibility here
You may be able to study a free or low-fee course
through JobTrainer if you are:
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted
our course delivery to now encompass a combination
of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes
interactive online tutorials, facilitated video
conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as one-on-
As a Learn Local Registered Training Organisation DVLC can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate. A Job trainer funded places also available to eligible applicants.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Check your eligibility here
1 Diamond Creek Road
GREENSBOROUGH VIC 3088
5 minutes walk from Greensborough railway station
Limited free parking available on site.
|BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports|
|BSBITU422 Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace|
|FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
|FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
|FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry|
|FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system|
|FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements*|
FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems*
|BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances|
|BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
|FNSACC405 Maintain Inventory records|
|FNSACC412 Prepare operational Budgets|
* units required for the FNSSS00004 BAS agent registration skill set
DVLC will recognise AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation.
DVLC will offer students the opportunity for their previous formal and informal skills to be recognised through the Recognition of Prior Learning process. Assessment for RPL will be done on a unit by unit basis. Students will need to demonstrate that they have met the assessment requirements including practical training hours.