Course overview

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organizations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements.

Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities. Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner's Board (TPB) and meet the eligibility requirements.

Academic requirements

Prospective Australian Academy international students are required to demonstrate their capacity to complete the course successfully.

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher qualification.

Age requirements

The minimum age for entry to this program is 18+ years at the date of your enrolment. 


This program is delivered under competency based training which means isnted of grading or marks, students are required to demonstrate all the criteria for each unit of competency and student a remarked "Competent" or "Not yet competent".Typical assessment methods will include written questions, casestudies, role plays and skills demonstration. 

Course duration

This program is delivered over a total duration of 52 weeks including holidays and term breaks.This total duration consists of 40 weeks of course delivery plus up to 12 weeks holiday/ break time depending upon the intake.Twenty hours (20) of classes are scheduled for each week of delivery. 

Career opportunities

Graduates may work in the following:

  • Working with computerised accounting systems
  • Completing BAS and other financial statements
  • Producing non-complex management reports including compiling budget information
  • Supervising the operation of computer-based financial systems
  • General administration

Australian Academy does not do any misleading claim or job guarantee or advertise any employment outcome with its courses.


Students who successfully complete this course may further pursue Diploma level qualifications within the Financial Services Training Package.

Pathways from the qualification:

§  FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting

Participants who exit this course at any time prior to completion will receive a statement of Attainment for the units of competency they have successfully achieved.

Course Contents

  • Student
  • Study mode
    Face to face
  • Campus locations
  • Duration
    40 Weeks
  • Total hours
    52 weeks
  • Fees


  • Material fees
  • Enrolment fees
  • Cricos code
  • Start date
    Feb 20,2023
    Apr 10, 2023
    May 22, 2023
    Jul 03, 2023
    Jul 31, 2023
    Sep 25, 2023
    Nov 13, 2023
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    Nov 13, 2023
    Nov 27, 2023
    Dec 01, 2023
    Dec 04, 2023