Accounting Courses and Bookkeeping Courses

Choose to study a range of nationally-accredited Accounting Courses or Bookkeeping Courses – and gain valuable accounting skills, or become a qualified bookkeeper.

You can study your accounting and bookkeeping course online, and gain your qualification anytime, from anywhere in Australia – which means you can fit your studies around your work, life, and family commitments.

Being nationally-recognised, our online accounting and bookkeeping qualifications are popular courses perfect for anyone that wants to advance a successful finance career in the accounting and bookkeeping industry – or in roles such as an accounts clerk, payroll officer, bookkeeper, or any person requiring bookkeeping and accounting skills, including small business owners.

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

Accounting Courses | Online & Australia-Wide

Australia's leading accounting and bookkeeping course

FNS30317 | Certificate III in Accounts Administration

This course is designed for people seeking to expand their functions that may include financial data entry, processing accounts or payroll, providing customer service in financial transactions, and producing financial reports.

Accounting course to learn solid foundations

FNS40217 | Certificate IV In Accounting and Bookkeeping

The most popular online accounting course, this accounting course is perfect for those needing to acquire solid accounting, bookkeeping, and financial planning skills and knowledge for their current business operations, role, or next challenge.

Gain advanced skills with a Diploma of Accounting course

FNS50217 | Diploma Of Accounting

This course is sought by people in, or wishing to enter jobs in financial services, and other industries. This accounting course is common for tax agents, accounts payable and receivable officer, payroll officers, or anyone performing a wide range of accounting tasks in a range of industries.


Bookkeeping Courses | Online & Australia-Wide

Bookkeeping course - for bookkeepers/ BAS Agents

FNS40217 | Certificate IV In Accounting and Bookkeeping

This online bookkeeping course is perfectly suited for people that either want to embark on a bookkeeping career, require bookkeeping skills for their workstart their own business, or become a registered BAS agent.

Certificate IV In Accounting*

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

Certificate IV In Bookkeeping*

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

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?

Completing your online accounting and bookkeeping course can be helpful for jobs in a wide range of sectors. It is a great way to get started in the financial services industry in Australia!

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

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Officer/Clerk
  • Contract bookkeeper
  • Accounts administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • BAS Agent
  • Many more

What will I learn as I complete my accounting and bookkeeping course?

Our online bookkeeping and accounting 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 a wide range of accounting and bookkeeping skills, depending on which course is right for you.

How long will it take me to complete my accounting course, or bookkeeping qualification, online?

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 expected study hours, 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 course 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, statements 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.

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^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.
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