Course Description

Kick start your career in accounting, formalise your current skill set or start on a path towards university, by learning the principles of accounting and the practical skills to apply them to daily work, with Open Colleges' FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting .

The FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting online offers you a career entry point into the financial services sector. Whether you want to work in accounts, payroll or bookkeeping, this online accounting course will provide you with the qualification, knowledge and skills you need to launch your career.

Why study this course?

We’re committed to your career – if you haven’t achieved the career outcome you hoped for 6 months after graduating, we’ll give you another course to ensure you get the extra skills you need to succeed.

By doing this course, you will graduate with a well-rounded understanding of the theoretical and technical aspects of basic accounting, as well as the practical hands-on experience to confidently apply your knowledge to everyday work in the financial services sector.

During the course, you will receive the following industry memberships:

  • Association of Accounting Technicians Australia, 12-month membership
  • Institute of Public Accountants, 12-month membership
  • Membership with The Tax Institute

With these memberships, you can start networking with industry professionals and plan your career before you even graduate.

If you’re looking to move into tax, studying the Certificate IV in Accounting helps to fulfil the education requirement needed to register as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) Agent.

Potential career outcomes

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • BAS Agent
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk