Course Title: Produce job costing information

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4366 Certificate IV in Accounting

Course Title: Produce job costing information

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Ben Sethia

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5982

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to calculate and record the job costs of products and services.

It applies to individuals who, within their area of responsibility, use specialised knowledge and analytical skills to prepare organisational information relating to financial data.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACC407 Produce job costing information


1. Gather and record operating and cost data

2. Produce cost reports

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • gather and record operating and costs data
  • generate and prepare a range of reports relating to job costs.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • describe the key features of organisational operating procedures relevant to job costing
  • explain common routines for recording and storing data
  • identify and describe the key generally agreed accounting principles relevant to:
    • costing
    • internal control (including statutory reporting)
    • budgetary control (double-entry bookkeeping and accrual accounting
  • identify and analyse methods of data protection, including back-ups and security
  • identify and describe the key financial legislation relating to taxable transactions and reporting requirements

 Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the accounting field of work and include access to:

  • a range of common office equipment, technology, software and consumables
  • financial services product information
  • information about workplace policy and procedures

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.