Course Title: Prepare financial statements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4169

Course Title: Prepare financial statements

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 TAFE Business


Term1 2008

Course Contact: Jenny Seiler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1621

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to identify skills and outcomes associated with the development of financial reports. This unit requires the application of skills and knowledge required to prepare financial statements. The unit encompasses compiling data and preparing reports. The unit can be applied across all sectors of the financial services sector.

As there are no pre-requisites for this unit the course will also include an introduction to accounting and the accounting process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACCT405A Prepare financial statements


Compile data

Prepare reports

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Throughout the semester students will be able to gauge their progress with the completion of and discussion about class exercises. This formative feedback will highlight to students areas in which they may need to do more work to achieve competency.

Assessments may include: short in class exercises, closed book class tests, question and answer activities and assignments.