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Accounting and Bookkeeping

Develop current and transferable skills for accounting and finance. Our courses you will give you access to job opportunities in a wide range of areas.

Our qualifications will expose you to a combination of industry current lecturers, speakers, latest industry practices and innovative group activities. You can specialise in a range of areas including accounting, bookkeeping, accounting software, aspects of tax documentation, operational and financial reporting.

Accounting and bookkeeping qualifications from North Metro TAFE will give you the foundations to manage a dynamic career and future opportunities.

Course list

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
National ID: FNS60217
State ID: BDQ1
Industry Business and Finance

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Expand your accounting choices for future opportunities

You'll develop high level skills to complete complex tax returns, lodgements, financial reports, and gain knowledge of financial statistical tools. This course will also equip for study at university.

Expand your accounting choices for future opportunities

Develop your knowledge of the accounting industry with the Advanced Diploma of Accounting. This course will provide you with the skills to take on complex accounting tasks in a range of industries.

Completion of the Advanced Diploma of Accounting may lead to further study at university.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Diploma of Accounting

Keep your skills in accounting curent and relevant>

Enhance your accounting knowledge by increasing your skills of budgets and forecasts. You'll also gain practical experience in managing accounting information and developing financial documentation

Accounting is the language of practical business life

This course builds on the Certificate IV in Accounting and provides you with skills in creating manual and computerised summaries of the financial transactions of an organisation.

Keen to get started? We offer this course on campus and online.

Diploma
National ID: FNSSS00014
State ID: AD753
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Build your administrative accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of financial tasks in a variety of industries.

Build your administrative accounting and bookkeeping skills

This nationally recognised skill set is designed for people employed in accounting and bookkeeping roles who use knowledge of accounting principles to perform a range of analytical tasks in a variety of industries.
Successful completion of this skill set may provide you with credit towards FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and also meets the entry requirement for FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

This skill set covers disciplines such as:

  • Processing financial transactions
  • Extracting interim reports
  • Creation and operation of a computer accounting system
  • Establishing and maintaining payroll systems
  • completion of business activity statements
Skill set
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance
Online

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

An excellent start to a career in accounting

You will develop a broad rang of accounting skills including accounting software knowledge and learning to prepare financial reports. Gain the skills for work as a payroll clerk, bookkeeper or accounts clerk.

An excellent start to a career in accounting

This course provides an insight into the issues and processes of accounting for an organisation and prepares you for work as a payroll clerk or bookkeeper.
You'll learn how to set up and maintain computerised accounts, establish payroll systems, maintain inventory records, prepare financial reports, prepare and lodge business and instalment activity statements and provide advice to taxpayers in relation to activity statements.
You will graduate with current, practical bookkeeping and accounting skills that are attractive to prospective employers.

Successful completion of the course meets the Tax Practitioners Board academic requirements for registration as a BAS agent.

This course also prepares you for entry into the Diploma of Accounting.

Keen to get started? We offer this course on campus and online, and, if you are working in the industry and have two years' experience using accounting software (preferably MYOB), we give you the option of gaining the qualification sooner, by completing the course in an Intensive Evening Program, see below for further details.

Certificate IV
National ID: FNS30317
State ID: BDQ0
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Gain the building blocks to a career in accounting

This course will give you the fundamental skills to work in accounting in any industry, these essential skills and knowledge will open up work and study options.

An excellent qualification to launch your highly successful and rewarding career

This qualification will introduce you to a career in accounting. You'll gain essential accounting skills and terminology to help you manage finances for an organisation.

It is particularly suited to anyone who has just completed school, is contemplating a career change or re-entering the workforce.

If you have an eye for figures, can think on your feet, and enjoy working with others, then this is an excellent qualification to launch you towards a highly successful and rewarding career. 

Certificate III
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

This skill set is free for everyone

You'll gain the skills you need to be business or job ready in any field of small business.

This skill set is free for everyone

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operating a Small Business Skill Set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications. 

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