Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
C4366 Certificate IV in Accounting (CRICOS program code 089524C) is available to international applicants only. If you are a domestic applicant, please see C5347 Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215).
Learn how to manage clients, prepare budgets and payroll, and develop skills in financial record-keeping and reporting, while expanding business communication skills in this career-oriented program.
By successfully completing vocational education qualifications in accounting you can meet the minimum educational requirements for registered tax agent and BAS services set by the National Tax Practitioners Board.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
RMIT's Swanston Academic Building features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and project work.
In addition, you will have access to online and digital resources such as lecture notes, assessment tools, discussion boards and podcasts through myRMIT. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
Industry guest speakers are invited to speak about current issues and will provide you with an experienced perspective on study topics and work-simulated scenarios.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates find work in all fields of industry and commerce like financial institutions, retail stores and other businesses.
They're employed in accounting, accounting-support or accounting technician roles where typical responsibilities may include managing small teams, preparing tax returns, maintaining accounting and control systems, and recording and compiling summaries of financial transactions for reporting, as well as management and business performance purposes.
Graduates are encouraged to progress to Diploma and Advanced Diploma studies. Advanced Diploma graduates can become a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with further study.
Accountants are either employed by commercial and industrial enterprises or in public accounting firms. Public accountants are often self-employed or work in partnership with other accountants.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Students enrolled in the Certificate IV in Accounting program are eligible for free membership of ICB and student membership of AAT. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for affiliate membership of AAT.
On successful completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting, graduates meet the minimum educational requirements for registered tax agent and BAS services set by the national Tax Practitioners Board under the Tax Agent Services Act (2009). Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience.
Graduates seeking Tax agent and BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is regularly reviewed.