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Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance

Considering a career in financial services? Looking to gain skills that will take your career to the next level?

Whatever your goals are, we have a wide range of financial service courses that will set you up for success. 

Where Can a Career in Financial Services Take You? 

The financial services industry has a multitude of branches, offering you diverse career opportunities, positions and workplaces. Follow your passion and forge a career that is exciting and rewarding. 

Good at problem-solving and like a challenge? You might thrive as a Financial Analyst. Got a head for technicalities and also like working with people? You might enjoy working as an Account Manager. Organised and perform well with routine? Bookkeeping might be right up your alley.

Wherever your passion lies, a career in financial services offers the possibility of continual learning and major career advancement. With a qualification in Financial Services, you may find employment in:

  • banks,
  • government departments,
  • corporations,
  • financial institutions
  • and small businesses.

In fact, wherever there are businesses activities, there’s a need for skilled financial workers: get qualified and you could open up national and international employment possibilities.

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Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance Courses

National ID: FNS50217
State ID: BDP8
Industry Business and Finance
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Diploma of Accounting

A Diploma of Accounting adds up to a rewarding business career.

Further develop your accounting skills while mastering business activity statements, operational reporting, budget prep, classifying and more. You'll hone your analytical skills and enhance your passion for working with numbers.

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A Diploma of Accounting adds up to a rewarding business career. 

With a Diploma of Accounting you will learn the vital skills and knowledge needed for professional accounting job roles in the financial services and other related industries.

Throughout your studies you will gain the knowledge to establish and operate a computerised accounting system, maintain financial reports, manage budgets and forecasts, prepare income tax returns and establish business networks.

Diploma
National ID: FNS40217
State ID: BDQ3
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

A career you can count on.

Enhance your skills in book keeping, payroll, accounting systems and more in this practical and theoretical course, and you could find work while you continue your studies with our Diploma of Accounting.

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Blended Delivery
Flexible
On campus
Online

Invest in your future - gain the essential skills for a profitable accounting career today.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare financial reports and statements as well as manage accounting systems. You will also learn to how to establish and maintain payroll systems.  We  provide a practical approach to learning which allows students the ability to apply what they have learned in a setting that simulates a real life workplace. 

This nationally recognised qualification is a requirement in order to apply for BAS (Business Activity Statement) Registration and is recognised by the Australian Taxation Practitioners Board.

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

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Run the businesses behind the economy.

The skills in payroll, book keeping and accounts you'll learn during this course will set you, and any business you work for, up for success.

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Blended Delivery
Flexible
Online

Are you looking to invest yourself in a rewarding accounts career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Accounts Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in accounts payable and receivable, as a cashier, payroll officer or accounts clerk.

You will gain skills and knowledge in financial transactions, accounts and ledgers, workplace health and safety, financial reports, and payroll.

Certificate III
State ID: AD752
Industry Business and Finance

Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set

Get a great return on your investment in you.

Upskill and improve your knowledge of accounting in this short course perfect for those already working in the industry and wishing to learn more about their field.

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Build on your accounting skills and knowledge.

This skill set is designed for workers in accounting job roles who use knowledge of advanced accounting principles to perform a range of management and analytical tasks in a variety of industries.

Skill set
State ID: KAA47
Industry Business and Finance

MS Excel Intermediate and Advanced Skill Set

Make numbers and formulas work for you.

Improve the skills you've previously learnt at your workplace or build on the knowledge learnt in our basic Excel course. This skill set will give you the tools and confidence to work with one of Microsoft's most powerful programs.

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Save time, simplify tasks and dramatically improve your efficiency in using spreadsheets.

Add to your existing knowledge gained in the Excel basic course.

The intermediate part of this course will cover:

  • Creating charts
  • Statistical functions
  • Lookup formulas
  • Using multiple workbooks
  • and much more

You will then learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Excel including:

  • analytical tools
  • pivot tables
  • solver
  • outlining and
  • summarising as well as some key automation features such as Macros.

This course assumes a good general understanding of the software and experience in the construction and modification of workbooks. Students should be able to copy within Excel, create charts and create basic formulas.

Skill set
National ID: G009P
State ID: G009P
Industry Business and Finance

MYOB AccountRight Advanced

This course is suited to those wanting to extend their current basic knowledge  and skills in MYOB.

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Learn the advanced features of MYOB AccountRight. 

This course is suited to those wanting to extend their current basic knowledge  and skills in MYOB.  You will learn a variety of techniques to help manage expenses and payments more efficiently, including applying passwords, controlling payments and expenses,  sending information from MYOB to Microsoft Excel and creating invoices. 

 

Short course
National ID: G008P
State ID: G008P
Industry Business and Finance

MYOB AccountRight Introduction/Intermediate

Understand the software keeping businesses running smoothly.

Learn to understand and utilise a program from one of the most well-known players in the accounting sector. Make your business run more efficiently and economically with the skills you gain from this short course.

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This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform day-to-day bookkeeping operations using MYOB AccountRight.

You will learn to create a company data file complete historical and opening balances, produce and manage purchase orders and invoices, manage accounts payable and receivable and produce BAS documentation.

Specifically you will learn how to:

  • Modify an existing chart of accounts to suit your business needs
  • Make changes to customer and supplier details in the card file
  • Create an inventory in MYOB AccountRight of items for sale
  • Purchase items for a business in MYOB AccountRight
  • Enter payments for purchases
  • Produce complex invoices
  • Apply customer payments to open invoices
  • Use MYOB AccountRight's cheque facility for making purchases
  • Reconcile MYOB AccountRight data against company bank statements
  • Work with the reporting system
  • Understand how MYOB AccountRight is setup and works with the GST
  • Set up and complete a Business Activity Statement
Short course
State ID: KAA54
Industry Business and Finance

MYOB Basic Skill Set

Take control of your finances.

MYOB is one of the most well-known and popular accounting solutions for businesses of varying sizes. Learn how to use the powerful program and empower yourself to manage your own business or others.

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Learn how to set up and operate a computerised accounting system used by every people to manage their business.

MYOB is Australia’s market leading accounting software program and it is a great place to start adding value to your professional development.
Gain the basic knowledge and skills with hands on and practical bookkeeping processes.

Skill set
State ID: KAA75
Industry Business and Finance

MYOB Payroll Skill Set

In this short course you will learn how to use MYOB for payroll processes.

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Prepare payroll using MYOB. 

In this short course you will learn how to use MYOB for payroll processes.

Topics covered include:

  • How to record and prepare payroll documentation
  • Respond to enquiries
  • Process payroll data for manual and computerised systems
Skill set
National ID: G004P
State ID: G004P
Industry Business and Finance

Microsoft Excel Advanced

Your career will thank you later.

Already know about creating and modifying workbooks, copying and linking data, creating charts and basic formulas? This course is for you.

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Learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Excel.

Students will build upon their previously learnt skills in Excel and be introduced to more complex features including analytical tools, pivot tables, Solver, outlining, summarising and key automation features such as Macros. 

Topics covered include: 

  • use a range of formula techniques,
  • protect data in worksheets and workbooks,
  • use an advanced filter to analyse data in a list,
  • use a variety of data validation techniques,
  • apply conditional formatting to ranges in a worksheet,
  • use goal seeking to determine the values required to read a desired result,
  • create, use and modify data tables,
  • create and work with scenarios and Scenario Manager,
  • understand and create simple PivotTables,
  • construct and operate PivotTables using some of the more advanced techniques,
  • use data linking to create more efficient workbooks, and
  • use the Data Consolidation feature to combine data from several workbooks into one.
Short course
National ID: G003P
State ID: G003P
Industry Business and Finance

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Increase your knowledge, upgrade your employability.

Build on your basic understanding of Microsoft Excel with this short course and become more confident with this versatile and useful program.

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Advance your current skills in Microsoft Excel.

This short course is aimed at those that have the existing knowledge and skills to create, edit, print and chart simple worksheets including understanding ranges and the copying process. The topics covered in this short course include: 

  • use the fill operations available to fill a data series,
  • use a range of formula techniques,
  • use a range of logical functions,
  • apply a range of number formatting techniques to data,
  • apply conditional formatting in a worksheet,
  • apply borders to cells and ranges,
  • work with various elements of a worksheet,
  • use a range of find and replace techniques,
  • sort data in a list in a worksheet, and
  • filter data in a table.
Short course
National ID: G002P
State ID: G002P
Industry Business and Finance

Microsoft Excel Introduction

The formula for success with numbers.

Gain the skills and the knowledge required to use excel at home, at work or in your own business to improve your efficiency, clarify finances, organise data and so much more.

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Learn how to use Microsoft Excel.

Our basic Microsoft Excel course offers initial training in one of the most commonly used computing applications used. In this course you will gain the skills and the knowledge required to use excel in the home and the workplace. 

You will learn how to: 

  • Create spreadsheets

  • Format data

  • Incorporate charts and objects and much more

Short course
National ID: G010P
State ID: G010P
Industry Business and Finance

Payroll with MYOB AccountRight

Take your bookkeeping skills to the next level.

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare the payroll of a small business using MYOB software. Upskill and improve your skills and employability today.

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Prepare your business payroll using MYOB AccountRight.

In this short course you will learn to configure AccountRight Payroll for a specific company, enter employee details, conduct a pay run, set up and manage employee entitlements including creating and using time sheets for payroll purposes. 

Topics covered include:

  • Setting up Payroll
  • Setting up employees
  • Conducting a pay run
  • Entitlements
  • Timesheets
  • Payroll information
  • Payroll obligations
Short course
State ID: KAB31
Industry Business and Finance

Xero Basic Skill Set

In this short course you will learn the basic functions of accounting software Xero.

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Learn the basics of popular accounting software Xero. 

In this short course you will learn the basic functions of accounting software Xero. This course is suited for those already working win the accounting industry who are looking to upskill, self-employed and those who are looking to pursue a career in the financial service industry. 

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