Bookkeeping Skills for Business Owners and Employees

Duration16 weeks
Accredited UnitsProcess Business Tax Requirements (FNSACC401A)
Prepare match and process receipts - MYOB (FNSACM302)
Administer financial accounts - MYOB (FNSACM303)
Process customer transactions - MYOB (FNSRTS306)
Establish and maintain a payroll system (FNSBKG405)
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks (FNSBKG404)
Process payment documentation - MYOB (FNSACM303)


This bookkeeping skills course is designed to assist small business owners, managers, bookkeepers and any employees who have a role in the processing of business transactions

If you have prior qualifications, you may not need to complete these courses. To discuss with a lecturer about selecting the correct course for you and your study options, please send an email to before enrolment.

The course provides practical vocational skills in areas including business tax calculations, day to day computerised bookkeeping (MYOB), the preparation and lodgement of the Business Activity Statements (BAS) and establishing and maintaining payrolls.

The units of competency that comprise in this course are Australian Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved for Licensed Bookkeepers or BAS agent registration or renewal of TPB registration.

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You will be given 16 weeks to complete this course. If you study 4-6 hours per week, we estimate that you will be able to complete the course in this time frame. However as this online course is self-paced, if you prefer you are able to complete it in a shorter time frame.
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Bookkeeping Skills for Business Owners and Employees
1. Business tax calculations: Business tax calculations and process lodgements and returns in accordance with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements. This include understand the rules and calculating Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding, Pay As You Go (PAYG) instalments, Goods & Services Tax (GST), Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT), Superannuation, Payroll Tax, Luxury Car Tax (LCT), Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) and Fuel Tax Credits (FTC)

2. Day to day computerised bookkeeping (MYOB): Set up and operate a computerised accounting system, prepare, match and process receipts, process payment documentation, manage day to day accounts and process customer transactions. This module will take you from entering sales and purchases right through to reconciling the bank account and generating reports

3. Prepare Business Activity statement: Prepare Business Activity Statements (BAS), compliance, enter the transactions in MYOB and complete the BAS, make necessary adjustments and corrections in BAS

4. Process Payroll: Payroll system and legislation, superannuation obligations, payment summaries and payroll calculations, manual payroll and accounting for salaries and wages, setting up the MYOB payroll command centre, processing personal leave, holiday pay and leave loading, payroll tax liabilities, end of year procedures and reconciling payroll, salary sacrifice, timesheets and calculating a termination payment