New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4)
NZ2455Closed to new enrolments
This qualification will give you a sound understanding of the accounting functions that are required in a business. You will gain the knowledge to take on an entry level accounting support role within an organisation, contributing to performance and productivity.
Cost$613 NZ Domestic
Not including any course materials or external exam fees.
This programme can only be studied part-time. It is not eligible for course-related costs, living costs or student allowances from StudyLink.
NZ2455 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4) (Version 1) is closed to new learners.
A new Te Pūkenga version (Version 2) of this programme will open for enrolment in the coming months. To be notified when the new version opens for enrolment, register your interest with us here
Update for re-enrolling learners
Learners who were already enrolled in NZ2455 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4) (Version 1) prior to 28 June 2023 and who will not complete all of the remaining courses by 31 December 2023 can cross-credit their completed course into the new Te Pūkenga Version 2 programme.
The following table shows the pathway to completing your qualification:
|If you:||Next Steps:|
Have completed CBASS401 Accrual Accounting only
The next time you are ready to study, enrol into the following Te Pūkenga Version 2 courses when they become available:
Once you have successfully completed all four courses you will then graduate with Version 2 of this qualification
Are currently enrolled in all four of the following Version 1 courses:
|Successfully complete your current enrolment and graduate with Version 1 of this qualification.|
If you have any questions, or need assistance with a study plan, please contact us.
What you will learn
When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:
- Produce financial information using accounting software.
- Operate the elements of accounting within the accounting cycle.
- Calculate tax and prepare relevant returns.
- Manage accounts payable and receivable.
- Prepare payroll and related administration records.
- Collaborate and contribute to the achievement of team objectives.
- Communicate financial information clearly to stakeholders.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner.
- Comply with internal policies, legislation, and other external requirements for the entity.
This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in accounting support roles including: accounts officer, payroll officer, sole-charge administrator, accounts payable/receivable or accounts assistant. You will also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer accounting functions.
Graduates of this programme may progress to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Sales, and Project Management)
Maximum Programme Completion Time
The last date for assessment of courses in this version of the programme is 31 December 2023. To be awarded this version you will need to be enrolled in your last course(s) by 27 June 2023, and successfully complete all courses that make up this programme by 31 December 2023.
We will be opening Version 2 of the programme later in the year and you will be able to transition to Version 2 if you are unable to complete version 1 before the last date for assessment.
We will communicate with you about the transition arrangements. In the meantime you should continue to enrol in the courses as normal. If you would like to be notified when the new version opens please fill out the registration of information form below: