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

PLEASE NOTE: There are no further intakes for students in 2020. Full-fee places are still available for online study.
2021 Tuition, materials and student services fees will be advised in October 2020. Please use 2020 fees as an indicative guide only, which are subject to change.

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 met the educational requirements for registration as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) agent within Australia, once the required work experience has been completed.

Dandenong Term 3: Monday 9-4, Tuesday 9.30 – 4, Wednesday 10 – 1.30
Dandenong Term 4: Monday 9-4, Tuesday 9-4, Wednesday 10-4, Friday 9-4
Berwick Term 3: Monday 9-3, Tuesday 10-2.30, Wednesday 9-12.30, Thursday 9-4
Berwick Term 4: Monday 9-4, Tuesday 9-4, Wednesday 9-2, Friday 10-3

Mode of delivery: Delivery will be a mix of blended classroom based, face to face and online.

Places are still available in 2020 for full-fee paying students via Chisholm Online

For information on student support provided while studying at Chisholm, visit our Current Students site. Here you will also find important information on student life, student activities, careers and counselling support. A concise summary can be found in our Student Guide, including information on withdrawals, refunds and complaints.

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

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Dandenong, Berwick
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Full Time, 6 months.
Start dates
July, February