Take account of your future
Take the first step in financial services with this entry-level qualification in bookkeeping and bookkeeping. You'll learn specialised skills and knowledge that will prepare you to enter the workforce as a bookkeeper or accountant. The sector is currently experiencing strong growth, with the Australian Government expecting to see at least 50,000 job openings in the next five years.
With our highly qualified and experienced teaching team you will be guided through your education in core units including preparation of financial reports and operational budget and production. You will also develop specific skills such as computerised accounting, payroll and BAS.
Our dual qualification will help you understand the underlying principles of accounting and legal compliance as well as how to prepare payrolls and business activity statements and operate computerised bookkeeping and accounting software. It also covers industry fundamentals including accounts receivable and payable, balance sheets and their computerised application, creating budgets, managing creditors and inventory. Students are taught how to prepare financial reports, maintain a payroll system, develop and use complex spreadsheets, use MYOB and carry out business activity and instalment activity statement (BAS) tasks. You will have real time access to relevant websites and documentation, and industry experienced teachers will provide all the guidance you need to succeed.
This course meets the minimum academic requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) for registration as a BAS agent. Anyone providing a BAS service must be registered by the TPB. For further details please see http://www.tpb.gov.au.
- Theory and industry knowledge
- Cash and accrual accounting systems
- Preparation of BAS statements
- Payroll and inventory
- Using MYOB
Participants seeking professional identification and registration will need to ensure they meet current requirements under the law.
Successfully completing this qualification will give you the specialised skills to work across a range of roles including bookkeeper, assistant accountant, accounts clerk, payroll officer or BAS agent once registration requirements are satisfied. You'll also have a solid foundation to continue with further study. Course details
Gold Coast - Southport
Full time: 9 months / 3 days per week
Part time: 9 months / 3 days per week, 12 months / 2 nights per week
- Full Fee $4,335
- Subsidised $400 - $2,670
- Concession $2,170
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