Certificate in Business Bookkeeping

Learn essential bookkeeping skills with our industry specific online course, providing students with both theoretical and practical knowledge. Developed in conjunction with Australian Chartered Accountants, Smart Payroll, XERO & MYOB, our e-learning course will teach you to prepare GST returns, liase with the ATO on behalf of the taxpayer and keep business accounts. You will learn about payroll and be able to analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheet.


  • Gain knowledge of the Goods and Services Tax
  • Have an understanding of the trial balance
  • Identify core accounting principles including the accounting equation
  • The ability to balance day adjustments including accruals and payments


  • Once you complete Certificate in Business Bookkeeping, you could further your studies with our Business Startup course
  • Potential career outcomes include: Bookkeeper, Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk or Payroll Officer
  • This course is specifically designed for: Self-employed or contract bookkeepers, employee bookkeepers who would like to gain a qualification or small business owners who want to keep their own books and understand them

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Full Payment Option

Price (AUD) $995.00

Payment Plan Option

Price (AUD):

Deposit $497.50 plus 2 Monthly repayments of $298.50 due on:



Course Details & Delivery


Online with The Career Academy with tutor support via email or phone


  • 10 modules/100 hours
  • Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week
  • 12 months to complete

Course Price

  • $995.00 (AUD)

Payment plan available


Our course has been reviewed by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Australia. Upon successful completion of the Business Bookeeping course you will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement.

Certificate in Business Bookkeeping - Course Guide.pdf

Units of Study

  1. Core accounting principles including the accounting equation
  2. General Journal - accounts payable and receivable
  3. Understanding the Trial Balance
  4. Financial Statements - Profit and Loss
  5. Financial Statements - Balance Sheets
  6. Balance day adjustments including accruals and repayments
  7. Goods and Service Tax
  8. Budgeting and forecasting techniques
  9. Effective cash flow management & calculating and analysing key financial stress
  10. Invoicing including an introduction to XERO


You will be required to complete 10 assignments

  • xero certified advisor
  • myob approved partner

About the course developers

Daniel Hunt & Ngaire Newland have over 20 years’ experience in developing and delivering practical, industry-focused accounting courses.

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