FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


  • Course Code FNS40217
  • Duration 38 weeks (29 weeks of study, 9 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Thursday and Friday (8.45am – 5.00pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date January, April, July & October.

Course Outline

The Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping will prepare you with the basic knowledge and skills; training you to be able to prepare financial reports, perform financial calculations and create operational budgets. This qualification can lead to you to acquiring a career as a:

  • Accounts Receivable and Payable Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • General Clerical Assistant
  • Trainee Accountants

*Please note all WAIFS courses are also offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course will be delivered and assessed via classroom delivery, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Year 11 (or equivalent)

    IELTS score of 5.0 (or equivalent)

  • Pathways/Articulation

    Having completed this course successfully, you would have the opportunity to enter and gain recognition in our Diploma of Accounting.

    For more detailed information about this course, please contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $6, 950.00

    Materials Fee: $650.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $4,565.00

    Materials Fee: $650.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

    Indicative Domestic Fees – Government Funded

    This course is eligible for funding and you may be eligible for a government subsidized study place.

    Current indicative fees are listed on WAIFS Domestic Funded Course Info & Indicative Fees Sheet.The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. 

    Please refer to Jobs and Skills WA to find out more about the funding and associated delivery.