What will I learn?

Are you looking for a career as an accountant or bookkeeper and interested in helping businesses manage their numbers? Then this is the course to take you there.

You will learn about BAS statements, operational reporting, preparing budgets, and classifying, recording and reporting. This course will equip you to work in a diverse range of industries or help you to manage a small office. You will also meet the current educational requirements to register with the Tax Practitioners Board.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Office Manager

Further Study Options

After completing the Certificate IV in Accounting you can go on to study the Diploma of Accounting.



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$7,145.00 (US$ 5,040) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2021


The Gordon

Geelong City Campus,

2 Fenwick Street,



3220, GEELONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.


IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration. TOEFL iBT - 46-59; PTE Academic - 43-50; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - 47-51, OET - C.

Application deadline: 25 November, 23 January.

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About this uni

The Gordon has been providing quality vocational education and training for over 130 years.

  • Based in Geelong & Werribee which are affordable cities
  • Provides hands-on & practical training
  • Home to students from over 75 countries
  • Around 12,000 alumni worldwide