FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set

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Course Code FNSSS00014
Qualification gained Accounting Principles Skill Set
Nationally recognised
Study mode Flexible delivery (including online with some projects/activities and/or skills-based training).
Flexible duration Up to 9 months
Study load Self-paced
Start date Start anytime
Delivery Methods This course is delivered using an asynchronous study methodology, utilising mainly online delivery (eLearning) of training materials supported with emails and phone calls with the trainer and assessor, on request.
Assessment method

Assessments may vary according to each subject, but overall may include the following:

  • Knowledge/Theory-based short answer questions
  • Projects
Associated with

Students get access to the Australian Bookkeepers Network (ABN) and the Australian Bookkeepers Association (ABA).

Your ABN complimentary 3-months of the minimum 12 month subscription gives you access to the online resource centre that will save you time, will provide you with the help, support and information that you need, when you need it, so that you can make the right decisions.

Your ABA complimentary 3-months subscription is included with your ABN membership and gives you recognition as a member of a professional association with relevant government bodies.

Course units

FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSTPB401* Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB402* Establish and maintain payroll systems
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports


*Unit required for the FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set.

The Tax Agent Services Act 2009 prescribes, through the Regulations, that to be eligible for registration as a BAS Agent or Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board, at least 40% of the skill set (the projects in the 2 units) must be completed under independent supervision. The strategic alliance that Australian College has in place with the Australian Bookkeepers Network (ABN) and the Australian Bookkeepers Association (ABA) supports our students to achieve this requirement.

Career opportunities Basic accounting administration

The training package does not stipulate any mandatory entry requirements for the qualification delivered by this course.

The admission criteria are articulated through Australian College marketing and pre-enrolment information and include the following:

  • Students will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy review before Australian College accepts their application for enrolment. The student must have a good command of spoken and written English. They must have the skills to understand different numeracy concepts and to read and write a range of business documents and communications.
  • Depending on the unit, students may be required to interact with actual or simulated team members, clients and staff and maybe required to participate in audio/video-recorded role-plays with others.
  • Students must be at least 16 years of age before the date of enrolment. Where a student is less than 18 years of age, parents or guardians must also provide enrolment consent.

Students must have access to and be able to operate:

  • An internet-enabled PC/Laptop or similar running a current operating system (E.g Windows 10 or Mac OSX)
  • An audio/video recording device (such as a mobile phone) for the purpose of preparing audio/video assessment recordings
  • Microsoft Office (or compatible software)
  • Current web browser (e.g., Chrome)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF document viewer
  • Valid email address

Overseas Students Policy

As defined in the ESOS Act 2000, ‘Overseas students’ are not eligible to apply to enrol in this nationally recognised course, nor are they eligible for certification. Please refer to the Enrolment Terms and Conditions.

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Attain the FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set qualification, and you can then use some of the course units towards the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

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