BAS Agent Short Course *Sale on now!
The BAS Agent Short Course meets the units of competency for the educational requirements of the Tax practitioner Board BAS Agent requirement. (Click here for full educational requirements from TPB) and this course provides a pathway into the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
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*Please note, you can complete the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, which includes the BAS agent units if you need an Accounting qualification also.
Our BAS Agent Short Course course allows you to study via the flexible, Distance education program. Digital course material is included in the pricing and full support is available while you study at your own pace. *Please note $35 extra for hard copy of book.
The BAS Agent Short Course covers the following THREE topics
|Course name:||Distance Education||Workshop|
|BAS Agent Short Course||
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|Introduction to the Accounting Profession||Introduces the concept of accounting and its history. Provides students with an overview of how accounting is organised within Australia. Outlines Accounting Skills, Applying Principles of Professional Practice, use of technology, communication and health and safety practices within the accounting workplace/environment.|
|Accrual System of Accounting||Provides students with an overview of Details of Source Documents, Contra Entries, Adjusting Entries, Provisions (Allowances), Bad Debt, Managing Debt Recovery, Stock of Assets Used as Expenses, Depreciation, Charts of Accounts and Credit/Debit Card Payments.|
|Payroll, Small Business & GST Issues||Provides students with an overview of payroll processes, using software, employee entitlements, GST Attribution, Cash Accounting Requirements, Tax Invoices, Business Activity Statement (BAS) and Introduction to the Pay As you Go (PAYG) System.|
This course is ideal for adults of all ages seeking to enter the Accounting Industry or for those wanting to take their career to the next level in the most flexible and affordable manner.
|Entry Requirements||Nil. Year 12 English or equivalent is recommended.|
|Study Method: Distance Education||Distance or self-paced learning allows you to start a course when it suits you best. Moreover, it provides you with the flexibility to continue with your other commitments in life, such as work, parenthood and your social life. BEST OF ALL, it gives you access to our Distance Education Team who can discuss concepts, conduct skill-based role plays and provide feedback on any assessments submitted.|
|Course Duration||The duration of the course will vary depending on each individual student and their prior experience and knowledge. 70 hours over a maximum of 6 months is the recommended timeframe for students new to the industry.|
|Assessments||True / False Questions (TF), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Short Answer Questions (SAQ) and Case study. For more information on assessment process, click here|
|Exemptions and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)||If you have completed previous studies in the financial services area, you may be eligible for some credits towards the course by way of course exemptions. For more information on course exemptions and recognition of prior learning, click here|
|Qualification Pathway||This short course has national recognition. We recommend you progress into the FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.|
|Related Courses||FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
Units of Competency
To be awarded the BAS Agent Short Course, the following units of competency must be successfully achieved:
|FNSTPB401||Carry Out business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement Tasks|
|FNSTPB402||Establish and Maintain a Payroll System|
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