AAT Qualified Bookkeepers Pathway

Take the right path to fast track your career

You’re well on the road to success once you have this course under your belt. You’ll become a professional AAT Qualified Bookkeeper where you’ll learn to balance the books, prepare GST returns and prepare business accounts, before using the prestigious AAT membership to launch your own bookkeeping business.

Key benefits

  • Fast track your bookkeeping career, increase your earning potential, and get ahead with an Approved Training Provider
  • Become a bookkeeper and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Gain this qualification for your CV and stand out from the crowd
  • 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.

Course summary

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

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

Duration: Approximately 400 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally, complete one module per week.

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 26 Week until you complete.

Course Pricing: $1250 AUD + GST

What you’ll learn

Certificate in Bookkeeping

Take the first step with our Certificate in Bookkeeping. Learn to balance the books with our accredited course. You’ll be able to prepare GST returns and keep business accounts. Learn to analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheet. 

ABKW202- Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
ABKW152 – General Journal
ABKW153 – General Ledger and the Trial Balance
ABKW106 – Adjusting Entries
ABKW146 – Financial Statements
ABKW103 – Accounting with Xero
ABKW122 – Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
CITG125 – Bookkeeping Using Microsoft Excel
ABKW105 – Assessment of Competence

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting

Step two is completing the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. This compressive qualification covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets, and evaluating financial performance. This comprehensive course builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Bookkeeping. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance, or business.

*To be eligible to pursue the AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete the AAT Student Membership within two weeks of starting this program, followed by six AAT Exam 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 Approved facilities to gain AAT Professional Membership. You must successfully complete the assessments in this course, plus the three AAT exams to be awarded the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s bookkeeping graduates start their own bookkeeping business or work in small to medium-sized businesses. On completion of this course, you may be able to apply for jobs such as:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Assistant Accountant

This Course is accredited by ICOES

The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

Receive unlimited support from experienced tutors!

Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed.

They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Be awarded with an Industry & Employer Recognised Certificate

Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy. This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV Review.

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