This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner’s Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration.

Entry requirements: All students must be at least 18 years of age or older.

Courses Direct has a partnership with QTS (RTO number: 40474) to provide access to the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (BSB40211).


Course Outline
Course Code: 
500 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 
  1. BSBFIA401A Prepare financial reports
  2. BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
  3. BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes
  4. FNSBKG401A Develop and implement policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities
  5. FNSBKG402A Establish and maintain a Cash Accounting System
  6. FNSBKG403A Establish and maintain an Accrual Accounting System
  7. FNSBKG404A Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement tasks
  8. FNSBKG405A Establish and maintain a payroll system
  9. FNSINC401A Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry 
  10. BSBCUS402B Address customer needs
  11. BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  12. BSBWRT301A Write simple documents
  13. BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development
  14. BSBFIA402A Report on financial activity
  15. FNSACC404A Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of the course you have the opportunity to apply for positions such as:

  • BAS Agent
  • Small Business Bookkeeper
  • Contract Bookkeeper