Bookkeeping Essentials for Job Seekers and Migrants (Part 1)


The bookkeeping essentials skills course is designed for job seekers, students and graduates seeking part-time or entry level employment in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, business and financial services.

This course provides job seekers who do not have previous work experience and/or practical work skills and knowledge sought by employers and recruitment agencies.

This course is designed to support gaining entry level employment in the Accounting and Bookkeeping job roles including, accounts payable officer, accounts receivable officer, store keeper, inventory manager, stock control officer, contracted bookkeeper and accounts supervisor.

Part 1 of this course provides practical vocational skills in areas including business tax calculations and day to day computerised bookkeeping (MYOB).

Skills Covered

- Business tax calculations: Business tax calculations and process lodgements and returns in accordance with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements. This includes 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)

- 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.

Students will require access to Microsoft Windows to complete this course. Students will not be required to purchase textbooks. All resources will be available online.

This course has both written or oral supervised assessment. Students will require access to Skype video chat for assessment purposes.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Student Engagement & Onboarding team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

  • Process business tax requirements (FNSACC411)

    Process and manage payments (FNSACM311)

    Process authorised payments (FNSACM313)

    Process customer transactions (FNSRTS306)

    Reconcile financial transactions (FNSACM312)

  • You will be given 10 weeks to complete this course. If you study approximately 10-12 hours per week, we estimate that you would be able to complete the course within 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.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
This course is self-paced and not facilitated.
Continuous enrolments until 1st of December 2023.
Student Visa (500)

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Opens 16 Jan 2023

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