Become a Certified Bookkeeper and earn more

It goes without saying, that every business that runs well has an excellent bookkeeper in place. If you want to be that key person, then these courses are absolutely ideal. They’re  designed for those who want to become a Certified Bookkeeper in a progressive company, or who want to start their very own bookkeeping business.

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Certificate in Bookkeeping

  • Become a Business Bookkeeper in just 10 weeks
  • Work from home and earn up to $50 an hour
  • Pathway toward your own bookkeeping business


6 Months, ~140 hours 14 Module Course
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Introduction to Bookkeeping

  • Introductory level bookkeeping course
  • Learn to balance the books, invoicing, payments and managing cash flow
  • Achieve success with expert tutor support


6 Months, ~15 hours 7 Module Course
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AAT Qualified Bookkeeper Pathway

  • Become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper & gain access to exclusive online resources
  • Fast track your professional bookkeeping career to the next level
  • Receive a free 12 month AAT membership
  • Give your clients confidence by meeting AAT’s renowned international standards


6 Months, ~140 hours 15 Module Course
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Bookkeeping Business Pathway

  • Become a Certified Bookkeeper in just 10 weeks
  • Learn the skills to launch your own Bookkeeping Business
  • Receive a free 12 month membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association


12 Months, ~220 hours 2 Course Pathway
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AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers

  • For those looking to kickstart their bookkeeping career
  • Formalise your existing set of accounting skills
  • Receive a Certificate in Bookkeeping & a Diploma in Accounting


18 Months, ~400 hours Pathway to Diploma
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Start your own Business w/ Xero

  • Gain an advanced workforce ready skill set in Xero & MYOB software
  • Absolutely ideal for any accounting, bookkeeping or administration role
  • Updated courses with the latest Xero and MYOB functions, tips and tricks
  • Receive the official Xero advisor certification upon completion, plus six months free access to MYOB


6 Months, ~80 hours Bundles 2 Courses

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The Certificate in Bookkeeping is the best certification available in New Zealand. You’ll learn to balance the books, prepare GST 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 
  • You ideally need to hold a Certification in Bookkeeping qualification from The Career Academy to become a certified bookkeeper. We also recommend you complete a Xero and MYOB qualification, so you are fully equipped to provide bookkeeping services.
    There are two types of bookkeeping designations in New Zealand – Certified Bookkeeper and Qualified Bookkeeper.
    • Certified Bookkeeper: This designation is designed for those looking to start their Bookkeeping Business or those employed in bookkeeping or an accounts role and want to advance their career; this membership is a winner. Plus, you’ll receive unlimited support by some great professionals whose task it is, to help you succeed in landing that next a job in bookkeeping, or developing your own business.
    • Qualified Bookkeeper: This is a membership for those who are doubly keen to run their own show and really grow their Bookkeeping Business. Carrying gold status, you get the chance to unlock superb Pathway opportunities to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper and a member of AAT, where you receive automatic entry.
    You need to complete the Certificate in Bookkeeping with The Career Academy to become a Certified Bookkeeper and the AAT Qualified Bookkeeping Pathway to become a Qualified Bookkeeper.
    You can enrol in a Certificate in Bookkeeping with The Career Academy and study remotely from home with unlimited tutor support via email and phone. On completion, you’ll receive a certificate of achievement and get a FREE 12-month membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association.
    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.
    Absolutely! Bookkeepers are the backbone of New Zealand small business. They are highly regarded in the community and in demand by businesses.
    You should sign up with a course with The Career Academy which will also give you a FREE student membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association, enabling you to expand your support network and make new connections to start your career in bookkeeping.
    Employers generally require bookkeepers to be either Certified or Qualified members of the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association. This is so employers can have the confidence that candidates meet industry recognised standards and have been through appropriate training.Employers generally require bookkeepers to be either Certified or Qualified members of the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association. This is so employers can have the confidence that candidates meet industry recognised standards and have been through appropriate training.
    Complete an online course with The Career Academy and join the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association to sharpen your bookkeeping skills.
    It’s easy. Start with a professional bookkeeping qualification with The Career Academy and then pathway into the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association so you can connect with other members and New Zealand businesses to gain experience in bookkeeping.
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