AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers

How to advance your Bookkeeping career in more ways than one

Want to advance your Bookkeeping career and earn more? Well, this is how you go about it: AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers. Sharpen those bookkeeping skills needed to progress to a more senior level with. It builds on the practical bookkeeping skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Business Bookkeeping.

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Duration

~400 Hours | 18 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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Improve your career prospects for just $2,450 + GST

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How you'll benefit

  • Fast track your bookkeeping career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an Approved Training Provider
  • Become a certified accounting technician
  • Gain this qualification for your CV and stand out from the crowd
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • FREE Student Membership to the Association of Accounting Technicians Australia upon enrolment
  • FREE Graduate Associate Membership of IPA on completion, plus gain certified accounting technician status
  • FREE access to the CCH Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 useful textbooks
  • FREE six months access to MYOB, plus receive the Official Xero Advisor Certification on completion
  • Get a FREE student membership to the International Association of Bookkeepers on enrolment and a FREE 12-month full membership on completion.

Course Modules

The AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers comprises the following courses;

  1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  2. General Journal
  3. General Ledger and the Trial Balance
  4. Depreciation
  5. Adjusting Entries
  6. Financial Statements
  7. Understanding GST
  8. Fundamentals of Payroll
  9. Accounting with MYOB Essentials
  10. Accounting with Xero
  11. Accounting with Reckon One
  12. Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
  1. Access and save excel templates.
  2. How to open an Excel file and save this using a specific name.
  3. Identify and apply formulas and functions to calculate data.
  4. How to add content, such as pictures and charts, to spreadsheets.
  5. Apply filters to spreadsheet data.
  6. Demonstrate how to sort and manipulate spreadsheet data.
  7. Apply a range of formatting styles to spreadsheet data.
  1. Accounting and Business
  2. Determining Profit
  3. Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
  4. Accounting Principles Assessment
  1. Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
  2. Internal Decision Making
  3. Analysing Financial Reports
  4. Financial Reporting Framework
  5. Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment
  1. Cost Classification
  2. Costing Methods
  3. Product & Process Costing
  4. Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
  5. Management Accounting Assessment
  1. Activity Based Costing
  2. Budgeting & CVP Analysis
  3. Performance Management & Measurement
  4. Inventory Management & Planning
  5. Advanced Management Accounting Assessment
  1. Fundamentals of Income Tax
  2. Understanding GST
  3. Depreciation
  1. Certificate in Xero Assessment
  1. Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment
  1. SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
  2. SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
  3. SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
  4. Verification, Completeness & Justification
  5. Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
  6. Looking Forward Case Study
  7. Accounting Practices Assessment
  1. Introduction to the Accounting Profession
  2. Ethics and Standards
  3. Professional Education
  4. Practice Essentials
  5. Practice Security
  6. People and Processes
  7. Growing your Business
  8. Digital Business
  9. Sustaining Your Business
  10. Assessment

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  • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

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Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy. This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV Review.

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This course costs $2,450 + GST or only $25 per week on a no deposit, interest free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

This course takes approximately 400 hours, and you’ll have up to 18 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Bookkeeper. These jobs in Australia earn approximately $68,250 per year but can be as high as $80,000 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on 1800 837 550 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 10 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

A Bookkeeping Technician maintains complete sets of books, keeps records of accounts and provides bookkeeping services. The most common designation for a Bookkeeping Technician is an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper.
Absolutely. Both accounting technicians and accounts largely perform the same tasks.
You should complete the Certificate in Business Bookkeeping & AAT Assessment of competence to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper.
Most students take up to 18 months to complete this course.
You can become a qualified bookkeeper in as little as 10 weeks. Most people take approximately 6 months to become a qualified bookkeeper.
AAT technician is at level 4

The most popular AAT course we have is the AAT Accounting Pathway Program or the AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers.

Absolutely. The Career Academy offers AAT courses online with unlimited tutor support via phone and email. You have 24/7 access to your course material.
A fully qualified accounting technician can earn up to $60,000 per annum.
* Excluding $50 administration fee