Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Improve your accounting knowledge base and technical skills with this online FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course from Mentor Education. This bookkeeping and accounting qualification is the most up to date qualification and supersedes both the FNS40215 - Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and FNS40615 - Certificate IV in Accounting courses.

Suited to both students with no prior experience and those seeking to formalise existing skills with a nationally recognised qualification, this course offers the foundation concepts and skills for working in accounting.

With a self-paced, online delivery, this course offers the chance to upskill without interrupting your life. It meets the educational requirements to become a registered BAS agent, registered tax agent and tax financial adviser as outlined in the 2009 Tax Agent Services Regulations.

The course covers all accounting fundamentals, including financial report preparation, the completion and lodging of business activity and instalment activity statements, ledger administration, cloud computing and processing financial transactions.

The FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping alongside additional assessment requirements as outlined by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) meet requirements for a course in basic GST/BAS taxation principles that is approved by the TPB*.

Mentor Education’s FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is recognised and accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). Students who enrol into this accounting and bookkeeping course will have the choice to receive free student membership with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and/or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Whether you’re an accounting professional looking to formalise your years of experience with a current qualification, or a professional looking to establish a new career within the accounting industry, this practical, work-ready course is your next career step.

FNS40217 Mentor Education Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Mentor Education (RTO 21683)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced up to two years part-time

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.