Accounting Courses and Bookkeeping Courses

Choose to study from a range of nationally-accredited Accounting courses and Bookkeeping courses – and become qualified in accounting, or as a qualified bookkeeper. 

Study Accounting and Bookkeeping via online delivery, which means you can gain your qualification anytime and anywhere in Australia. This also allows you to fit your studies around your lifestyle and other commitments.

Our nationally-recognised online accounting and bookkeeping courses are perfect for anyone wishing to develop and improve their bookkeeping and accounting skills, advance their career in new directions, or change careers.

All online courses outlined below are designed to provide you with necessary skills and knowledge to become competent across a wide range of accounting and bookkeeping functions.

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Take a Look at Our Full Range of Bookkeeping and Accounting Course Options:

Cert-III-Accounts

FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317) course will give you that extra ‘edge’ in the highly competitive accounts administration industry.

Certificate IV In Accounting and Bookkeeping

FNS40217 Certificate IV In Accounting and Bookkeeping

Gain valuable skills during the course, including how to prepare financial reports, provide financial transactions and extract interim reports, make decisions within the accounting code of conduct, and set up and operate a computerised accounting system.

Diploma Of Accounting

FNS50217 Diploma Of Accounting

The Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217) course will help you develop a wide range of accounting skills, including improving on the ones you already have.

FNS40615 Certificate IV In Accounting*

*Enrolments For This Course Has Closed As It Has Been Superseded By The FNS40217 Certificate IV In Accounting And Bookkeeping

FNS40215 Certificate IV In Bookkeeping*

*Enrolments For This Course Has Closed As It Has Been Superseded By The FNS40217 Certificate IV In Accounting And Bookkeeping

FNS50215 Diploma Of Accounting**

**Enrolments For This Course Has Closed As It Has Been Superseded By The FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of jobs can people completing accounting and bookkeeping courses normally pursue?

Holding a qualification in accounting and bookkeeping is the minimum standard to work in many types of financial services in Australia.

You can typically apply for the following accounting and bookkeeping jobs:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Officer/Clerk
  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • BAS Agent

What main skills will I learn when I complete a course in accounting and bookkeeping?

Our accounting and bookkeeping courses are designed to help you develop the skills you need to perform a wide range of entry, through to mid-level accounts, accounting and bookkeeping jobs.

You will also learn how to prepare tax returns for individuals, implement internal control processes, manage budgets and forecasts, prepare financial reports, and provide financial and business performance information.

How long will it take me to complete each accounting and bookkeeping qualification?

The Cert III in Accounts Admin has up to 950 expected study hours, including Assessment Activities and depending on your existing knowledge and experience.

The Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course has up to 1,125 study hours expected for this course, depending on each learner’s existing knowledge and skill. You will be provided with a training plan and a cohort level based on your existing skills and knowledge through a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation.

Lastly, the Diploma of Accounting has a total of up to 1,115 expected study hours, depending on your existing skills and knowledge and including assessment activities. To assess your knowledge, you will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation after you enrol. Upon completion, you will be provided with a training plan that identifies your cohort, taking into account your existing level of knowledge and skill in this vocational area.

What evidence can I submit if I want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for a course in Financial Services?

If you wish to apply RPL for qualifications in accounting and bookkeeping, the examples of acceptable evidences are the following:

  1. Course transcripts, statement of attainment, and certificates
  2. References and documentation of your previous work responsibilities
  3. Work samples

To apply, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you wish to receive RPL. An RPL Assessor will contact you to check your eligibility for each unit and explain what you need to submit. The amount of RPL you receive will depend on the evidence you provide and any remaining assessment can be completed through gap training.

Is vocational (work) placement required, and where should I get a placement?

No, vocational (work) placement is not required for financial services courses.

^To enrol now, pay only the upfront fee and take advantage of easy monthly payments for the remaining course balance. View the course information pack for complete pricing details.
*Payment plans and options are available to selected courses only. Course timetables only for courses that offer blended delivery option.