Certificate IV in Accounting
Improve your career prospects in your current accounting role or prepare for further studies by completing compulsory specialist courses at Diploma and Advanced Diploma level.
If you successfully complete the Certificate IV in Accounting, you can meet the minimum educational requirements for registered tax agent and BAS services set by the National Tax Practitioners Board.
Year 12 applicants typically apply for the Certificate IV and complete the suite of 3 programs in 1.5 years full-time.
Non-Year 12 applicants with prior skills, knowledge, experience or qualifications in accounting or similar can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL), or do 1 of the 3 programs depending on needs and experience.
Note: Each qualification level is a new enrolment in a new program. Your eligibility for a government-subsidised place will be assessed before you enrol in each new program, and these results will determine the fees You will pay.
You will develop your understanding of core business practices in the financial services industry including financial records, budgets and tax requirements as well as general business skills and communication. This is supplemented by electives including accounting, business tax and payroll.
Full-time students can gain credit towards their program by doing a 1 semester or 1 years' international exchange program at a partner institution.
A limited number of exchange scholarships are available each year.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
English language requirements:
To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.
Last updated January 6, 2016