Accounting & Bookkeeping

Looking for a local provider of accountancy and bookkeeping courses to increase your skills and job prospects?

It’s not just about working with numbers, you’ll learn how to communicate with clients, manage budgets and payroll, and gain business skills and certifications.

Learn software packages such as MYOB and Quickbooks, the fundamental systems and processes with GOTAFE as you pathway into a career as a registered agent.

If you want to go on to a Degree, use our connections with recognised prior learning at Federation University or La Trobe University. You can make a start on a tertiary qualification, while staying local, right here in North East Victoria.


Get set for a career in accounting. Learn everything you need to run a thriving book-keeping practice. Whether you’re already employed or changing careers, the experts at GOTAFE will sharpen your skills. Learn about accounting systems and functions. Financial reports, policy and procedures, payroll and Business Activity Statements (BAS).

You’ll learn the fundamental systems and processes for working with clients and completing their BAS. You can register as a BAS agent and enjoy a career as a go-to bookkeeper. If you have aspirations to take your knack for numbers further, you can go onto studies in accounting.

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Want the skills to increase your job prospects in finance? The Certificate IV in Accounting isn’t just about working with numbers. You’ll learn how to communicate with clients, manage budgets and payroll, and gain business skills. Our Trainers will share their industry knowledge and expertise with you. You can register with the Tax Practitioners Board to charge fees for service.

You’ll learn in-demand accounting support skills:

  • Business Activity Statements (BAS)
  • Office taxes
  • Operational reporting
  • Operating computer-based financial systems
  • Classifying, recording and reporting accounting
  • Maintaining asset & inventory records
  • Managing a small office
  • Ensuring relevant legal requirements are met
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With a Diploma in Accounting you are on your way to becoming a registered Tax Agent. And if you’re already working in the industry, and want to increase your skills as an accounting professional, this is an essential step. You’ll learn the ins and outs of getting business’s tax compliance up to scratch. You’ll also meet other local finance professionals through our workshops.

The core units, delivered by our industry experts, include:

  • Implement and maintain internal control procedures
  • Manage budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare financial reports for corporate entities
  • Prepare legally compliant tax returns for individuals
  • Provide financial and business performance information
  • Provide management accounting information
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