Course Name: Certificate IV in Accounting
Provider: Monarch Institute
Level: Certificate IV
Delivery Method: Online
Whether you are considering this course to successfully land your first job in this exciting industry, start your own business, improve your existing job role or simply round out your skill set, our FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting is the pathway to achieving your goals.
Monarch Institute is an industry leader in the provision of Accounting training. The quality of our trainers and course materials are quite simply the reason you should choose us! Our trainers and course developers successfully work in the Accounting industry meaning you are learning from experts that walk the walk, and have a genuine passion for sharing and imparting their ‘real world’ knowledge and skills.
Our FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting provides a pathway into an exciting career as a Registered BAS Agent. Our qualification meets the education standards prescribed by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and is recognised by leading Associations in Australia. Every Australian person that earns minimum income thresholds is required to lodge tax returns and maintain appropriate records, as are small, medium and large businesses. As you might imagine, the provision of accounting services and tax advice is a growing area and Monarch’s FNS40215 Certificate IV in Accounting equips you with the technical skills and knowledge to succeed in this exciting industry.
Module 1 - Accounting Principles and Practice (Part 1)
Module 2 - Accounting Principles and Practice (Part 2)
Module 3 - Accounting Applications (MYOB or XERO)
Module 4 - Accounting Professional Practice
Is there a maximum course completion time?
Yes – you have up to 2 years to complete the qualification, and many complete it in less time.
We find our students complete the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting in varying time frames. It really does depend on your life situation, and time availability. There is also a requirement that you complete each module within 6 months (i.e. 4 modules times 6 months = 2 years maximum).
Is there a minimum course completion time?
No – there is no minimum course time-frame.
Students can complete the qualification as quickly as they choose.
What is the average course completion time-frame?
Volume of learning: We have found students that are genuinely motivated to progress through the course are able to complete the full course in as little as 9 months. Other students that have no experience or understanding of key concepts in Bookkeeping and Accounting take closer to 2 years. The key factors that influence course completion is a student’s experience, time availability and work rate.
Accounting – a growing industry
The accounting industry is an exciting industry experiencing considerable growth, with many rewarding career opportunities. Successful completion of this course can lead to a variety of careers, including working as an accountant in a small, medium or large accounting practice or commercial business, working in a bank or financial services firm, or as a registered BAS agent (as an employee or business owner) subject to meeting the conditions set out by the Tax Practitioners Board. Other roles include responsibility for the preparation of financial statements, tax returns and analysis of the financial health of any business (financial officers) including accounts receivable and/or payable, as well as roles responsible for procurement.
What job roles exist?
Recognition of prior learning
Monarch Institute recognises Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which takes into account the knowledge and skills you have already gained through your previous education and work history, attributing this to your Certificate IV in Accounting. This may be through formal or informal training and can result in credits towards your qualification. More information about RPL is contained in Monarch’s Student Information Guide
What can I study next?
You can enrol in the Diploma of Accounting with Monarch Institute as a study pathway, after successfully completing the Certificate IV in Accounting.