Bookkeeping Business Pathway

Learn the skills needed to start your own Bookkeeping Business!

  • Launch your bookkeeping business with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business.
  • Complete our Certificate in Bookkeeping and then our Bookkeeping to Business Program.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Developed and delivered by an IAB Accredited Training Provider
  • Fast track your bookkeeping career, increase your earning potential and get ahead
  • Become a Professional Bookkeeper and start your own Bookkeeping Business!
  • Access to expert tutors and business coaches
  • Work from home and earn up to $50 per hour once you are certified
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support
  • Build your business the right way, from the ground up, and make it easier to grow and expand

Course Summary

Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments.


Start date: Get instant access within 1 business day.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.


Enrolment and duration: A total of 140 hours, for the Certificate in Bookkeeping and 80 hours for the Bookkeeping to Business Program to be completed within 12 months. Most students study for 10 hours per week. Easy!


Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support by phone and email. you will also have access to an online study group, allowing you to work with students who are sharing the experience.


Qualification information: On successful completion of this business training course, you will be awarded a Career Academy Certificate of Achievement.

Course Pricing:

$1,750.00 $875.00


or from $25 week on an Interest FREE payment plan

The Certificate in Bookkeeping modules

    1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
    2. General Journal
    3. General Ledger & the Trial Balance
    4. Depreciation
    5. Adjusting Entries
    6. Financial Statements
  • Understanding GST
  • Fundamentals of Payroll
  • Accounting with MYOB Essentials
  • Accounting with Xero
  • Accounting with Reckon One
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management

The Start your own business course modules

  1.  Starting Up
  2.  Preparing your Business Plan
  3.  Marketing and Social Media
  4.  Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  5.  Planning for Profit
  6.  Fundamentals of Payroll
  7.  Understanding GST
  8.  Financial Statement Analysis
  9. Receive one to one mentoring from an expert Business Coach

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Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s bookkeeping graduates start their own bookkeeping business or work in small to medium-sized businesses. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:


  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Assistant Accountant

Career Projections

The availability of Bookkeeping-related roles in Australia is expected to increase resulting in 50,000+ job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for Bookkeepers is between $49,492 – $60,574 per year.

Sources: Seek, The Department of Education

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