Accounting Basics

About the Course

This course provides the skills and knowledge to prepare and process routine financial documents, including preparation of journal entries, posting journals to ledgers, prepare banking, reconcile financial receipts and extract a trial balance and interim reports. The course also covers balance day adjustments, preparation of end of period financial reports and the preparation of operational budgets.

Qualification Statement of Attainment
Course Code 900-80318V01
Where can I study?

Further Study

Career Opportunities

Certificate IV Accounting & Bookkeeping FNS40217.

This training is designed to reflect the job roles in accounting as an accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk or bookkeeper. This training reflects the skills and knowledge required for finance and accounting support roles in financial services

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts in February


  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: 900-80318V01-19WCN-001

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

This course is available Australia wide, course fees are $1,490 which will includes textbooks.

If you are located elsewhere in Australia you will join the weekly workshops by Adobe Connect. Please contact Eva by email for the Web Address.

This course provides students with a starting point for people interested in Accounting and is a pathway into Cert IV Accounting. It will benefit people in accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgment in completing routine and non-routine activities

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

Units of Competency

Code Unit Name
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets

When will I study?

Class attendance is Evening

If you are located in Dubbo you will attend class with Eva Whillock email: Wednesday evenings 6-9pm commencing 06.02.2019.

Course length: 3 hours per week for 18 Weeks

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 30 June 2019

What will I pay?

Non-Government subsidised fee: $1,490.00 per course (GST free). There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601