Certificate in Bookkeeping
Become a Certified Bookkeeper in just ten weeks!
Learn to balance the books with our accredited course. You’ll be able to prepare GST returns, and keep business accounts. Learn to analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheet. You can also use this course as a pathway to start your own bookkeeping business!
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Why Choose Us?
- Become a Certified Bookkeeper
- Work from home, start your own Bookkeeping business and earn up to $50 per hour
- The Career Academy is a Xero Education Partner with Xero Learn – get up to six months access to Xero included with your course
- The Career Academy is a MYOB Education Partner
- Gain access to our Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 textbooks, including the Master Bookkeepers Guide
- Get a FREE student membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association (NZQBA) on enrolment and a FREE 12-month Certified Membership to NZQBA on completion (valued at $295 + GST)
- 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
- Developed and delivered by an Accredited Training Centre – International Association of Bookkeepers
- Get access to The Career Center – get a FREE CV Review & job tips to help you succeed
Qualification Code: ABKN1014
Assessments: 14 modules / 14 assignments, includes case studies and written assessments.
Start date: Get Instant access within 1 business day
Duration: A total of 140 hours to be completed within six months. Study at your own pace!
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to six months until you complete.
Delivery & Support: This course is delivered online with comprehensive one-on-one tutor support.
Qualification Information: Upon successful completion, receive Xero’s official advisor certification in addition to your course qualification.
Course Level: 4
or from $25 a week on an interest free payment plan
Covering the following modules
ABKN202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
ABKN152 – General Journal
ABKN153 – General Ledger & the Trial Balance
ABKN218 – Depreciation
ABKN106 – Adjusting Entries
ABKN146 – Financial Statements
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN188 – Fringe Benefit Tax
ABKN151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
ABKN217 – Accounting with MYOB AccountRight
ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
CITG125 – Bookkeeping using Microsoft Excel
This course is designed for
- Those who want to work from home
- Job seekers wanting to upskill in the bookkeeping industry
- Bookkeepers who want to become certified
- Entrepreneurs looking to start their own bookkeeping business
- Business owners who wish to save money by managing their own accounts and GST returns
The availability of Bookkeeping-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in over 4,950 job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for employee Bookkeepers is between $40,000 – $70,000 per year, or up to $40-$50 per hour as contract bookkeepers.
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:
- Payroll Officer
- Financial Advisor
- Assistant Accountant
Accreditation & Certification
This course has been accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards. On completion of this course you will become a Certified Bookkeeper – a recognised credential, respected and valued by employers and businesses throughout New Zealand.
Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals
Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.
Yash (Accounting Tutor)
It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.
Mitali (Accounting Tutor)
It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic
Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.
Sumit (Accounting Tutor)
I love my bookkeeper course. It's so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.
Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)
Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.
Bethan (Accounting Tutor)
I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.
Blessing (Accounting Tutor)
I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.
Tracey (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.
Awais (Accounting Tutor)
I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.
Ridge (Accounting Tutor)
I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance
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