This course builds a broader set of capabilities in accounting, enabling students to seek opportunities within the financial and banking sector.

Six months (full time)


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Certificate 4 in Accounting

This course builds on the foundational knowledge from Certificate 3 in Accounting by giving students a broader set of capabilities in accounting, enabling them to seek opportunities within the financial and banking sector, and any job which requires an accounting skill set.​

A Certificate IV extends students’ skills in the following areas:

  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Practical classes
  • Job training
  • Industry visits

Continuing students with an IBS Certificate III in Accounting are awarded three (3) units advance standing, as well as a discount on their course fees.

This course is comprised of 12 units, each designed to build your capabilities in the areas mentioned above. The structure is aligned with workplace outcomes and local industry requirements.

Stage 1

CIA030101  Contribute to Health & Safety of Self and Others

CIB040103  Design and Produce Business Documents

CIA030102  Perform Financial Calculations

CIA030409  Produce Spreadsheets

Stage 2

CIA040201  Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

CIA030203  Prepare, match and process receipts

CIA030204  Process Payment Documentation

CIA030205  Establish and Maintain a Payroll System

Stage 3

CIA040302  Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system

CIA040303  Administer Subsidary Accounts and Ledgers

CIA030408  Prepare financial reports

Stage 4

CIA040404  Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

CIA030306  Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports

CIA040405  Prepare Operational Budgets

Course Duration:   6 Months (full time)

Entry Requirements:   Grade 12 or Grade 10 with IBS Certificate 3 in Accounting

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