Certificate in Business Bookkeeping

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What a great course this is. You’ll learn to balance the books, prepare BAS returns, keep business accounts;  analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheets. 

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~140 Hours | 6 Months Access

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

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Become a Bookkeeper

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

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects for just $995 + GST

Or from only $25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.


Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

How you'll benefit

    • Gain skills in Bookkeeping – increase your job prospects or use your skills to run your own business.
    • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support.
    • Pathway opportunities to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper.
    • The Career Academy is an Official Xero and MYOB Education Partner – get the latest functions, tips and tricks.
    • Developed and delivered by an Accredited Training Centre – International Association of Bookkeepers.
    • 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 Certificate in Business Bookkeeping comprises the following 12 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

    Why The Career Academy?

    We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

    • 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

    See exactly what you'll be learning

    Download a free course guide to find out more about course modules, your tutorspricing and payment details, course duration & access.

    Receive unlimited tutor support

    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.

    Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by selecting your course and clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on 1800 837 550 or email them at info@thecareeracademy.com.au

    This course costs $995 + GST or only $25 per week on a no deposit, interest free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

    This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 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.

    Watch this video to see how online learning works:

    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.

    If you would prefer to become a Qualified Bookkeeper, we recommend you complete the AAT Pathway for Bookkeepers. We also recommend you complete a Xero and MYOB qualification so you are fully equipped to provide bookkeeping services. We also recommend you complete a Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping if you want to become a Certified Bookkeeper in Australia.
    The best Bookkeeping certification for those who want to become a Qualified Bookkeeper is the AAT Pathway for Bookkeepers. This includes the Certificate in Business Bookkeeping, plus the AAT assessment of competence. You’ll learn to balance the books, prepare BAS returns, keep business accounts; analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheets. Plus, you’ll receive some fantastic FREE benefits: 
    • FREE access to the MYOB Partner Program – get webinars and training, access to a Partner Dashboard listing all your clients in one place 
    • FREE access to the CCH Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 textbooks, including the Master Bookkeepers Guide 
    • FREE six months access to MYOB, plus receive the Official Xero Advisor Certification on completion 
    The levels vary depending on whether you want to become a Certified Bookkeeper or Qualified Bookkeeper.
    A bookkeeping certificate enables gain professional recognition. You can advance your Bookkeeping career or start your own Bookkeeping business.
    Absolutely! Becoming a certified bookkeeper will open up unlimited opportunities. It will also enable you to work from home and earn up to $50 per hour.
    You should complete a Bookkeeping qualification and then start your own business working from home. Most Bookkeepers who work from home can earn up to $50 per hour.