Certificate in Bookkeeping™

Become a Certified Bookkeeper™ in only 10 weeks!

Gain an industry accredited Bookkeeping qualification from only $25 a week

ABKN1014 – Certificate in Bookkeeping™

Become a Certified Bookkeeper™ in just ten weeks!

  • Learn to balance the books with this online 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.
  • This course is perfect for business owners who wish to save money by managing their own accounts and GST returns.

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Key Benefits

  • Work from home and become a Certified Bookkeeper™
  • Gain access to our Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 textbooks, including the Master Bookkeepers Guide
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support

This course is designed for

  • Those who want to work from home
  • Job seekers wanting to upskill in the bookkeeping industry
  • Bookkeepers who want to become certified
  • Entrepreneurs looking to start their own bookkeeping business
  • Business owners who wish to save money by managing their own accounts and GST returns

Course Summary

Investment: $995 + GST – on a $25 per week  interest free payment plan.

Assessments: 14 modules / 14 assignments, includes case studies, written assessments.

Duration: A total of 100 hours to be completed within six months. Study at your own pace!

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

Delivery & support: This course is delivered online with tutor support by phone and email.

Course Level: 4

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 apply for jobs such as:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Assistant Accountant

Career Projections

The availability of Bookkeeping-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in over 4,950 job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for employee Bookkeepers is between $40,000 – $70,000 per year, or up to $40-$50 per hour as contract bookkeepers.

Source: Careers.govt.nz

Covering the following modules

ABKN202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
ABKN152 – General Journal
ABKN153 – General Ledger & the Trial Balance
ABKN218 – Depreciation
ABKN106 – Adjusting Entries
ABKN146 – Financial Statements
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN214 – Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
ABKN188 – Fringe Benefit Tax
ABKN151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
ABKN217 – Accounting with MYOB AccountRight
ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
CITG125 – Bookkeeping using Microsoft Excel

Accreditation & Certification

This course has been accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards. On completion of this course you will become a Certified Bookkeeper – a recognised credential, respected and valued by employers and businesses throughout New Zealand.