Course Title: Prepare financial statements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4210

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


Term2 2008,
Term1 2009,
Term2 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jenny Seiler (city campus only)

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:

FNSACCT405B Prepare financial statements


1. Compile Data

2. Prepare Reports

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments may include: class exercises, tests, and assignments (including reports produced on a spreadsheet)

Throughout the semester students will be able to gauge their progress with the completion and discussion about class exercises. 

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.