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AAT Qualified Bookkeepers Pathway

$1,495.00

Upskill and become a qualified Bookkeeper

Start with bookkeeping fundamentals and work your way through sections on employment law, cashflow management, financial statements and how best to keep a general ledger. Utilise The Career Academy’s partnership with MYOB and Xero to get access to the most up-to-date accounting software and discover the steps that make up the accounting cycle. Earn an Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) bookkeeping qualification and undertake a competence assessment to attain professional AAT Qualified Bookkeeper status. Enrol now to map out a future that suits you.

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Course Duration

~140 Hours
 | 6 Months Access
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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

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I FELT LIKE THERE WAS A CLEAR OUTCOME WITH WHAT I COULD DO WITH THE CAREER ACADEMY'S COURSES!

Almost immediately, it was the AAT Accounting Technician Pathway Program that caught her eye. ‘It offered me the accounting theory that I needed, with the option to add “Accounting Technician” status to my name, along with applying all my theoretical knowledge into practice through the use of accounting software such as Xero. It was also a lot more value for money than other courses I had researched.

CAREER BENEFITS

  • Discover the key terms used when dealing with GST
  • Gain access to the Master Bookkeepers Guide
  • Get six months free access to MYOB and access to the Official Xero Advisor Certification
  • Receive student membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association (NZQBA) on enrolment and then get upgraded to Qualified Membership on completion valued at $588
  • Gain AAT Qualified Bookkeeper status on completion

COURSE CONTENTS

The AAT Qualified Bookkeepers Pathway comprises the following 15 Modules;

  1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  2. General Journal
  3. General Ledger & the Trial Balance
  4. Depreciation
  5. Adjusting Entries
  6. Financial Statements
  7. Understanding GST
  8. Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
  9. Fringe Benefit Tax
  10. Fundamentals of Income Tax
  11. Accounting with MYOB AccountRight
  12. Accounting with Xero
  13. Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  14. Bookkeeping using Microsoft Excel
  15. AAT Assessment of Competence

FREE membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association valued at $348!

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a FREE 12-month membership the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association (NZQBA). With NZQBA you will get instant access to a number of benefits, training and support material to help you along your bookkeeping journey;

 

  • Credible recognition: Being a member of a reputable professional body enhances your credibility and trustworthiness in the eyes of clients and employers. It’s a testament to your commitment to excellence.
  • Networking and collaboration: Connect with like-minded professionals, exchange insights, and build a robust support network. Collaborate with peers who share your passion for bookkeeping, providing a platform for learning and growth.
  • Exclusive resources: Gain access to tools, templates, and guides that streamline your work and help you deliver top-notch bookkeeping services. Leverage resources that are exclusive to our members.
  • Continuous learning: Stay ahead of industry trends, regulations, and best practices through access to a treasure trove of educational resources. We offer webinars, courses, and workshops to ensure you’re always on the cutting edge of bookkeeping knowledge.
  • Career advancement: Open the doors to new career opportunities, be it as an employee or as a thriving entrepreneur. Membership in NZQBA is a powerful asset on your resume. 
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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 0800 342 829 or email them at info@careeracademy.co.nz

This course costs $1,250.00 + GST or only $25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

Yes, you can apply for RPL for this if you already hold other accounting qualifications or have other accounting experience.

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 apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as an Accounting Technician, Bookkeeper, Office Administrator, Financial Controller or Payroll Administrator.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 342 829 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. Employers often approach The Career Academy looking for students and advertise jobs in our Career Centre, which you can access once enrolled. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to 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 necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and 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 7 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*.

Yes. However, we recommend you connect with a mentor from a company or an experienced bookkeeper before starting your own bookkeeping business. Your bookkeeping business will also increase the likelihood of success if you start your journey by enrolling in The Career Academy AAT Qualified Bookkeepers Pathway.

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