There are certain skills you need to become a successful bookkeeper. The ICI bookkeeping program designed in conjunction with the federal government and bookkeeping industry helps you learn them quickly and conveniently.
How Will You Benefit?
- Fast track your career in bookkeeping
- Learn the inside secrets of how to become a bookkeeping pro in months not years!
- Study a bookkeeping course that was designed in conjunction with the federal government and bookkeeping industry
- Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
- Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
- Have access to a tutor
- Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $39 per week
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level.
FNS1 Prepare financial statements
This unit covers the competency to identify skills and outcomes with the development of financial reports for non-corporate organisations which are not reporting entities
FNS2 Maintain asset and inventory records
This unit covers the competencies needed to set up and use an asset register
FNS3 Develop and implement policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and maintain policies and practices to ensure that a quality service is provided in relation to bookkeeping activities
FNS4 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
This unit involves the process of both establishing and maintaining a cash accounting system for an organisation, or organisations. It relates to activities undertaken when an individual first carries out activities or services for an organisation, as well as maintaining cash accounts on an ongoing basis
FNS5 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
This unit requires the application of skills and knowledge to reconcile and monitor an accrual accounting system. The unit encompasses setting up accounting systems; establishing debtors and creditors, bad debt and contra entries; reconciliations; reviewing compliance terms and conditions; planning a recovery action and preparing reports; and filing of documentation
FNS6 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to carry out tasks related to Business Activity Statements (BAS) and Instalment Activity Statements (IAS), including the completion of Activity Statements
FNS7 Communicate in the workplace
This unit covers the competency of written and oral communication in the work environment
FNS8 Use technology in the workplace
These units cover the competencies to effectively and effectively use technology and equipment in the workplace
FNS9 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
This unit covers the fundamental skills needed for employment and the application of industry and company procedures, guidelines, policies, and standards in a daily work context within the financial services industry
Bookkeeping I & II (Short Course Units)
Introduction to bookkeeping / bookkeeping principles
Course delivery details
This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.
Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.
ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.
- Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
- The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.
Certification / Credits
On successful completion of the course you will receive:
- A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a bookkeeping professional
- Transcripts indicating units completed
- Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
- Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipBKeep
Career prospects for bookkeepers are bright as they are very much in demand as they are a crucial component of any business. Graduates are able to seek a career as a professional contract bookkeeper, or permanently paid bookkeeper, either working under the direction of a tax agent/public accountant, for a bookkeeping business or franchise, as a permanently paid bookkeeper (working for enterprise), or in their own bookkeeping business.
Bookkeepers are employed in a wide range of industries including finance, property, business services and ALL other areas of business and government.
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