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Develop operational accounting and bookkeeping skills that will be highly valued in the business world

Please note: This course has been superseded and some units and details of the course will change. We will provide further details about the transition of your enrolment at a later date.

You'll learn practical skills in areas such as manual and computerised accounts receivable; accounts payable and general ledger; tax and payroll; and the preparation of BAS and other financial statements.

We are committed to providing you with an education that strongly aligns to the professional practice. Industry specialists teach modules and provide you with an industry perspective on topics and work-simulated scenarios.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217, you’ll meet the educational requirements for registration as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent within Australia, once the required work experience has been completed.

Berwick – Full time Term 3 Mon – Thurs 9am-4pm, Term 4 Mon, Wed, Thurs 9am-4pm
Berwick - Part time Term 3 Mon 9am-3pm, Thurs 9am – 4pm Term 4 similar to Term 3

Frankston – Full time Term 3 Tues – Thurs 9am – 4pm, Term 4 Mon – Wed 9am – 4pm, Thurs 9am-2pm
Frankston – Part time Term 3 Wed, Thurs 9am-4pm, Term 4 Wed, Thurs 9am – 4pm

Dandenong – Full time Term 3 Mon, Tues 9am-4pm, Thurs 9am – 1pm, Term 4 Mon- Thurs 9am-4pm
Dandenong – Part time Term 3 Mon 9am-1.30pm, Tues 9am-4pm, Term 4 Tues 9am-4pm, Friday 9am – 4pm

Evening classes also available at Dandenong campus Term 3 and Term 4 Monday 6pm -8pm, Tuesday 5pm-7pm (via zoom)
(Timetables subject to change).

Term 3 class dates are 18 July – 16 September
Term 4 class dates are 3 October – 2 December

Mode of delivery: Each campus has a different mode of delivery to suit your preferred learning style.

Berwick will be face to face, Frankston will be Zoom while Dandenong will be polysynchronous.
The polysynchronous group is delivered to a set timetable live on-campus and is simultaneously streamed via zoom.

Women in Business, Finance, and Technology Program

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ICB logoChisholm TAFE is an accredited training provider for the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.

Get a free student membership to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (valued at $120) when you enrol.


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Delivery location
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Chisholm Online
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Full Time, 6 months. Part Time, 12 months.
Start dates
18 July, 3 October

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.