Diploma in Accounting

Get qualified and earn more with a recognised Diploma in Accounting!

  • This advanced qualification builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge gained through the Certificate in Accounting.
  • Further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business.
  • Pathway to become a qualified Accounting Technician and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).
  • AAT is the worlds leading body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members.
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Why Choose Us?

  • Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider

 

  • Gain AAT Student Membership – processed within the first month of enrolling.

 

  • Get a formal qualification and become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

 

  • Get up to six months access to Xero included with your course

 

  • Gain this qualification for your CV – being an Accounting Technician gives employers the confidence that you meet internationally recognised standards.

 

  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email

 

  • Gain AAT Professional Membership – once you successfully complete this qualification and meet the AAT membership criteria, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status.

 

  • Get access to The Career Center – get a FREE CV Review & job tips to help you succeed

Course summary

Qualification Code: ABKN2071

 

Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises.

 

Start date: Get instant access to your course

 

Duration: Approximately 300 hours.

 

Start date: Get instant access within 1 business day.

 

Access time: Get 12 months access to your course.

 

Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone

 

About the course developers This course has been developed by qualified chartered accountants and AAT.

 

Qualification details: You will receive a Diploma in Accounting from the Career Academy and this can be upgraded to an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting if on completion of the Diploma you complete and pass the AAT synoptic assessment at one of the main centres throughout New Zealand.

 

Requirements: 2 years of prior experience in Accounting to be eligible to do the Diploma in Accounting

Course pricing:

$1,895.00

+ GST

or from $25 a week on an interest free payment plan

This Program comprises the following core modules/courses:

Accounting using Microsoft Excel

  • CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

Accounting Principles

  • ABKN203 Accounting and Business
  • ABKN143 Determining Profit
  • ABKN126 Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
  • ABKN345 Accounting Principles Assessment

Advanced Accounting Principles

  • ABKN124 Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
  • ABKN149 Internal Decision Making
  • ABKN109 Analysing Financial Reports
  • ABKN224 NZ Financial Reporting Framework
  • ABKN346 Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment

Management Accounting

  • ABKN137 Cost Classification
  • ABKN138 Costing Methods
  • ABKN303 Product & Process Costing
  • ABKN305 Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
  • ABKN347 Management Accounting Assessment

Advanced Management Accounting

  • ABKN304 Activity Based Costing
  • ABKN121 Budgeting & CVP Analysis
  • ABKN167 Performance Management & Measurement
  • ABKN306 Inventory Management & Planning
  • ABKG176 Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • ABKG180 Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • ABKN348 Advanced Management Accounting Assessment

Taxation

  • ABKN160 Introduction to Income Taxation
  • ABKN156 GST
  • ABKN132 Company Taxation
  • ABKN158 Look Through Companies
  • ABKN315 Fringe Benefit Tax
  • ABKN349 Taxation Assessment

Accounting with Xero

Advanced Xero

  • ABKN293 Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment

Accounting Practices

  • ABKN154 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
  • ABKN173 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
  • ABKN112 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
  • ABKN110 Verification, Completeness & Justification
  • ABKN226 Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
  • ABKN227 Looking Forward Case Study
  • ABKG181 Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • ABKG184 Accounting Systems & Controls
  • ABKN350 Accounting Practices Assessment

Auditing

  • External Auditing

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of larger companies. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:

 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

Career Projections

The availability of accounting-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in a 3.8 % increase in job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $41,000 – $90,000 per year.

Source: Pay Scale NZ

AAT Professional Membership

“To be eligible to pursue AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete six AAT Assessments. By completing the assessments within this course, you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams, and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT facilities in the main centres across New Zealand/Australia/Ireland. TCA will cover the costs of the initial exam only and any resit fees are at the expense of the student. The three exams that you must complete at the AAT venue are Financial Statements of Limited Companies, External Auditing and the Professional Synoptic Assessment.”

 

Developed and delivered by an AAT Approved Training Provider: Provider code OO01000627

“An AAT qualification is internationally recognised, and we are pleased that The Career Academy will now be offering its students the opportunity to take this significant step towards a career as a professional accountant or bookkeeper. All businesses have requirements for well-trained finance staff, and students who achieve our qualifications demonstrate that they have the skills in place to carry out this important function.” Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive. Read the full press release here

 

Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of larger companies. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

Career Projections

The availability of accounting-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in a 3.8 % increase in job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $41,000 – $90,000 per year.

Source: Pay Scale NZ

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

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.

Ginneth V

Mitali

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 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

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.

Caro C

bhavik-300x300

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.

Tatjana

bethan

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.

Maria K

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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.

Monuina L

tracey-300x300

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.

Sujatha

Awais

Awais (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

Ines N

Ridge-Selvaraj

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

Noreen

This Program comprises the following core modules/courses:

Accounting using Microsoft Excel

  • CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

Accounting Principles

  • ABKN203 Accounting and Business
  • ABKN143 Determining Profit
  • ABKN126 Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
  • ABKN345 Accounting Principles Assessment

Advanced Accounting Principles

  • ABKN124 Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
  • ABKN149 Internal Decision Making
  • ABKN109 Analysing Financial Reports
  • ABKN224 NZ Financial Reporting Framework
  • ABKN346 Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment

Management Accounting

  • ABKN137 Cost Classification
  • ABKN138 Costing Methods
  • ABKN303 Product & Process Costing
  • ABKN305 Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
  • ABKN347 Management Accounting Assessment

Advanced Management Accounting

  • ABKN304 Activity Based Costing
  • ABKN121 Budgeting & CVP Analysis
  • ABKN167 Performance Management & Measurement
  • ABKN306 Inventory Management & Planning
  • ABKG176 Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • ABKG180 Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • ABKN348 Advanced Management Accounting Assessment

Taxation

  • ABKN160 Introduction to Income Taxation
  • ABKN156 GST
  • ABKN132 Company Taxation
  • ABKN158 Look Through Companies
  • ABKN315 Fringe Benefit Tax
  • ABKN349 Taxation Assessment

Accounting with Xero

Advanced Xero

  • ABKN293 Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment

Accounting Practices

  • ABKN154 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
  • ABKN173 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
  • ABKN112 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
  • ABKN110 Verification, Completeness & Justification
  • ABKN226 Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
  • ABKN227 Looking Forward Case Study
  • ABKG181 Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • ABKG184 Accounting Systems & Controls
  • ABKN350 Accounting Practices Assessment

Auditing

  • External Auditing

Download free course guide to view all 12 modules

What our students say about this course

Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of larger companies. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:

 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

Career Projections

The availability of accounting-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in a 3.8 % increase in job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $41,000 – $90,000 per year.

Source: Pay Scale NZ

AAT Professional Membership

“To be eligible to pursue AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete six AAT Assessments. By completing the assessments within this course, you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams, and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT facilities in the main centres across New Zealand/Australia/Ireland. TCA will cover the costs of the initial exam only and any resit fees are at the expense of the student. The three exams that you must complete at the AAT venue are Financial Statements of Limited Companies, External Auditing and the Professional Synoptic Assessment.”

 

Developed and delivered by an AAT Approved Training Provider: Provider code OO01000627

“An AAT qualification is internationally recognised, and we are pleased that The Career Academy will now be offering its students the opportunity to take this significant step towards a career as a professional accountant or bookkeeper. All businesses have requirements for well-trained finance staff, and students who achieve our qualifications demonstrate that they have the skills in place to carry out this important function.” Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive. Read the full press release here

 

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

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.

Ginneth V

Mitali

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 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

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.

Caro C

bhavik-300x300

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.

Tatjana

bethan

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.

Maria K

blessing-300x300

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.

Monuina L

tracey-300x300

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.

Sujatha

Awais

Awais (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

Ines N

Ridge-Selvaraj

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

Noreen

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