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Certificate in Xero

This course will provide an introduction and basic overview of Xero, including but not limited to the benefits of using Xero and cloud computing, the system requirements for Xero, and how to navigate the Xero Dashboard.  

This course will provide an introduction to the Chart of Accounts in Xero and will include but not be limited to the process of accessing the Chart of Accounts, adding new accounts, account classifications and their code ranges, as well as the process that the Xero program applies for tax settings.  

This course will provide an introduction to managing contacts in Xero, and will include but not be limited to the process for creating new customers, suppliers and employees in Xero, how to import and export contacts, as well as the process for archiving contacts.   

This course will take a look at Xero invoicing, sales, quotes and inventory, including but not limited to the different invoice types available in Xero, customer statements, inventory, and how to create invoices, repeating invoices, quotes and credit notes.  

This course will provide an introduction to working with purchases and bills in Xero, including but not limited to the process for managing bills, repeating bills and credit notes in Xero, how to perform batch payments and send remittance advice.  

This course will take a look at bank reconciliation in Xero, and will include but not be limited to the process of bank feeds in Xero, how overpayments and prepayments work, and the various bank reconciliation options.  

This course will provide an introduction to the Xero Report Centre, and will look at how to generate and view interactive reports in Xero, how to customise, publish and export reports, and the process of running and lodging a Business Activity Statement. 

This course will provide an introduction to Xero’s add-ons and apps, and will include but not be limited to an overview of four Xero add-ons built and owned by Xero and a look at the Xero App Marketplace.  

Complete a practical case study based assessment using Xero.  

Certificate in Xero Payroll

This course will provide an introduction and basic overview of Xero, including but not limited to the benefits of using Xero and cloud computing, the system requirements for Xero, and how to navigate the Xero Dashboard.  

This course will provide an introduction to setting up the Xero Payroll module, and will include but not be limited to how to assign users with payroll administration access, how to create pay calendars, and how to create holiday groups.  

This course will provide a close look at payroll items in Xero, including but not limited to pay item categories, earnings rates, deductions and reimbursement pay items as well as leave items.  

This course will take a look at new employees and leave requests in Xero, and will include but not be limited to setting up employees, entering opening balances, and assigning leave.  

This course will provide an introduction to pay templates in Xero, and will include but not be limited to how to produce new pay templates, how to apply changes to pay templates and how to apply changes to employee earnings.  

This course will take a close look at creating and posting pay runs in Xero, and will include but not be limited to processing pay runs, creating unscheduled pay runs, reverting posted pay runs and modifying draft payslips.  

This course will provide an overview of payslips and payroll reporting in Xero, and will include but not be limited to accessing historical payslips for employees and how to locate and produce payroll reports.  

This course will provide an introduction to Employment Payment Summaries, including but not limited to the procedure for reconciliation from payroll to the general ledger, how to prepare payroll for the year end and how to produce employment payment summaries so that they can be filed with the ATO and published to the employee’s secure portal. 

Complete a practical case study based assessment using Xero.

Advanced Certificate in Xero

This course will provide an introduction and basic overview of Xero, including but not limited to the benefits of using Xero and cloud computing, the system requirements for Xero, and how to navigate the Xero Dashboard.  

This course will provide an in-depth overview of aged receivables and payables, a fundamental area for business owners and accounting staff. This includes but is not limited to the aged receivables and payables process and reports, as well as the cash conversion cycle and ratio reports.   

This course will provide an overview of fixed assets in Xero, including but not limited to the process for setting up fixed assets, how to view the fixed asset register and disposal schedule, depreciation options and processes, and the fixed asset reconciliation report.  

This course will look at how to access the budgeting module in Xero and will include information on the purpose of creating and working to a budget, how to create an overall budget in Xero, and instructions on how to import or export budgets and generate budget reports.  

This course will provide guidance on how to set up tracking categories to monitor and analyse different areas of a business, and will include but is not limited to the process for creating tracking categories in Xero, the tracking of budgets and payroll expenses, and how to produce reports with tracking categories.  

This course will provide an in-depth look at the reporting options in Xero, including but not limited to an overview of the wide range of reports that can be generated in Xero, the Business Activity Statement (BAS) and Instalment Activity Statement (IAS), and a look at ratio analysis and ratio categories.  

This course will provide a close look at the useful tool of creating fully customised templates in Xero, and will include but not be limited to the process of creating and assigning branded themes to invoices, purchase orders and credit notes, making a custom branded theme the new default theme, as well as the process of modifying or deleting existing templates.  

This course will provide an introduction to the many features and tools of Xero Projects and Xero Expenses, both Xero products offered as optional integrations to add to a Xero subscription. It will include but not be limited to information on how to add tasks, project quotes and staff cost rates in Xero Projects, as well as how to create, approve, decline and analyse expenses and mileage claims in Xero Expenses.  

Complete a practical case study based assessment using Xero.  

Official Xero Advisor Certification

Receive access to Xero’s official advisor certification. This contains assessment questions to test your knowledge and understanding of Xero, based on what you have learned in the Certificate in Xero, Certificate in Xero Payroll and Advanced Certificate in Xero. This certification is issued by Xero and is a frequent request of employers. 

Certificate in MYOB AccountRight 

This course will provide an introduction to MYOB AccountRight and will include but not be limited to how to install MYOB AccountRight Plus on a windows computer, how to create and activate company files, setting up preferences as well as backing up and restoring company files.   

This course will provide an overview of the Chart of Accounts within MYOB AccountRight, including but not limited to the purpose of a Chart of Accounts, account classifications within MYOB AccountRight, and how to create, edit and delete accounts.  

This course will provide an introduction to working with contacts (or cards) in MYOB AccountRight, including how to add, edit and delete contacts, how to make contacts inactive and how to customise a card field.  

This course will take a look at the Banking Command Centre in MYOB AccountRight, including but not limited to the Spend Money and Receive Money functions, how to add bank feeds to an MYOB file, how to code transactions from the bank feed screen as well as importing bank statements with a. qif file.   

This course will provide an introduction to inventory, quotes and invoicing within the MYOB AccountRight software, including but not limited to creating new inventory items, entering quotes, orders and invoices, and setting up recurring transactions.   

This course will provide an overview of receiving payments and paying bills in the MYOB AccountRight software, including but not limited to the various ways to receive payments, how to record money transfers between accounts, and how to record supplier purchases and paying bills.  

This course will provide an introduction to bank reconciliation and reporting within the MYOB AccountRight software, and will include but not be limited to the purpose of a bank reconciliation, how to complete a bank reconciliation, accessing reports within MYOB AccountRight and how to produce various financial reports.   

This course will provide an introduction to Payroll within the MYOB AccountRight software, including but not limited to setting up payroll in AccountRight, how to upload employees, how to sign up to STP (Single Touch Payroll) and how to process a pay for a waged and salaried employee. 

Complete a practical case study based assessment using MYOB AccountRight.  

Certificate in MYOB Essentials   

This course will provide an introduction to the software package MYOB Essentials, including but not limited to the purpose of using MYOB and cloud accounting, browser requirements, and how to navigate the software.  

This course will provide an introduction to banking and the Chart of Accounts within MYOB Essentials, and will include but not be limited to the process for setting up the MYOB bank feed facility, the process for reconciling transactions in MYOB Essentials, allocation rules for new transactions, and importing statements.   

This course will take a close look at working with contacts in MYOB Essentials, including but not limited to setting up business contacts and setting up customers and suppliers.  

This course will provide an overview of setting up items in MYOB Essentials, the goods and services that a business may buy, sell, hire, lease or otherwise offer for payment. It will include but not be limited to setting up stock items and service items in order to create quotes and invoices, and how to record purchases.  

This course will provide an introduction to managing sales in MYOB Essentials, including but not limited to sending quotes to customers, how to view, create and edit customer invoices, and how to process payments, returns and credits.  

This course will provide an overview of managing bills in MYOB Essentials, including but not limited to the process for creating bills using MYOB, how to enter payments against bills, and creating supplier returns.  

This course will provide an introduction to reporting within MYOB Essentials, including but not limited to how to navigate the reports menu, how to generate reports and what each of the reports represents.  

Complete a practical case study based assessment using MYOB Essentials.  

Certificate in MYOB Payroll   

This course will provide an introduction to the MYOB Payroll software, including how to download and install the MYOB AccountRight Trial Software, how to create and activate a company file and how to load tax tables.  

This course will provide an overview payroll categories within MYOB, including but not limited to the process for viewing the wages tab, the process for exempting categories from Tax and Deductions and payroll category classifications available in MYOB AccountRight.  

This course will provide an introduction to employee cards and timesheets in MYOB Payroll, including but not limited to setting up employee cards, how to enter superannuation details for employees and how to review employee timesheets.   

This course will provide an introduction to preparing and processing a pay run in MYOB Payroll as well as employee termination pay. It will include but not be limited to the information required to process employees’ pay, how to process a termination payment and the process for displaying the report that determines outstanding entitlements. 

This course will provide an introduction to payroll liabilities, superannuation and the reporting available within MYOB Payroll. It will include but not be limited to the process for viewing a payroll liability report, the process for paying superannuation amounts for an employee and how to create a superannuation fund for employees. 

Complete a practical case study based assessment using MYOB Payroll.  

Official MYOB Test 

Receive access to the MYOB test. This contains assessment questions to test your knowledge and understanding of MYOB, based on what you have learned in the Certificate in MYOB AccountRight, Certificate in MYOB Essentials and Certificate in MYOB Payroll. Once you have completed this test, you will be awarded an Advanced Certificate in MYOB, a frequent request of employers.  

 
 
 

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Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Bookkeeper. These jobs in Australia earn approximately $92,509 per year but can be as high as $116,741 per year. (Payscale)

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