Career Academy NZ

NZQBA’s Partnership with The Career Academy NZ

Our partnership delivers industry recognised Bookkeeping qualifications to New Zealand

About Our Partnership with The Career Academy NZ

We have partnered with The Career Academy to provide you with the best Bookkeeping courses available in New Zealand. They have offered courses in bookkeeping for over 10 years and have trained thousands of New Zealanders on how to become an effective, well paid bookkeeper.

Recommended Bookkeeping Qualifications

The Career Academy is an Approved Education Partner. Over 20,000 students study with The Career Academy each year and their team is highly qualified in bookkeeping small business practices. Each of the four courses offer an information pack that’s packed full of course details to help you decide which course is best for you. All courses come with 12 months FREE membership to the NZQBA.


The Career Academy’s Certificate in Bookkeeping course will help you balance the books and launch your bookkeeping career. On registration you’ll receive student membership to NZQBA and a complementary online version of the CCH New Zealand Master Bookkeepers Guide. 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 and use Xero and MYOB accounting software. On successful completion, you will be eligible to register as a member of the NZQBA as a Certified Bookkeeper, and you’ll receive a free 12-month membership to the NZQBA valued at $295 + GST. No prior bookkeeping experience is required to enrol in this course.

100 hours study
6 months course access
Become a Certified Bookkeeper and gain recognition throughout NZ and Internationally
FREE 12 month membership to NZQBA valued at $295 + GST

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Launch your bookkeeping business with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business. Complete our Certificate in Bookkeeping and then our Start your Own Business Program. This Pathway includes online learning followed by expert business coaching. You’ll lean to gain clients, grow your business and prepare a business plan. Your business coach will review your business plan and offer advice to help you manage and grow your business. You need to be a NZQBA Certified Member to enrol in this program.

175 hours study
12 months course access
FREE 12 month membership to NZQBA valued at $295 + GST

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Become a professional AAT Qualified Bookkeeper with our AAT Qualified Bookkeeper Pathway and fast track your bookkeeping career! Learn to balance the books, prepare GST returns and prepare business accounts, before using the prestigious AAT membership to launch your own bookkeeping business! AAT is the world’s leading professional body for bookkeepers and accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Your membership gives your clients the confidence that you meet AAT’s renowned international standards.

16 modules / 16 assignments
6 months course access
Become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper
FREE 12 month Qualified Bookkeeper membership to NZQBA valued at $495 + GST

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To upgrade and become a Qualified Bookkeeper, you must first obtain Certified Bookkeeper status with NZQBA and then complete the AATQB Assessment of Competence. The AATQB Assessment of Competence is a comprehensive quiz made up of 50 questions, including multi-choice, missing words, drag and drop, true and false, and matching options. This quiz is designed to test your level of bookkeeping competence, and on completion you will be eligible to apply for AATQB Membership and become a member of AAT Global. AAT is the world’s leading professional body for Bookkeepers and accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members worldwide. On successful completion, you will be eligible to upgrade to Qualified Bookkeeper status and become a member of AAT as an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper. You’ll receive a free 12-month membership to both NZQBA and AAT on completion.

50 question quiz
1 month course access
Get Qualified and become a globally recognised Bookkeeper!

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About The Career Academy NZ team

When you get in touch with The Career Academy, one of their course advisors will be on the other end of the line. Every one of them is an expert at looking at your needs and strengths, and then finding the course that is the perfect fit for you.

Each and every one of their tutors is a subject-expert, and there’s nothing they’re more enthusiastic about than passing their knowledge onto eager students. When you enrol with The Career Academy you’ll gain unlimited access to your tutor who will help you whenever you need it.

The Career Academy NZ


2 Heather St, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand

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Contact Numbers

Phone :  09 307 1140
Toll free :  0800 342 829

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