Study Method Online
Institution The Career Academy
Recognition ICOES, Institute of Public Accountants, International Association of Accounting Professionals, Xero
Start Date Enrol anytime
The Career Academy
In partnership with
AAT Australia Xero
  • This is a fee-for-service program

Course overview

Once you qualify, your job prospects will soar.

If you’re eager to enhance your accounting skills, and pursue a career in accounting, finance or business, then this course is a must. It’s an advanced qualification that builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge gained through the Certificate in Accounting. It’s also a pathway to become a Certified Accounting Technician and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Job outcomes

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician
  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Payroll Manager
  • Tax Agent
  • Management Accountant

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Study method

  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

  • Approximately 300 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally, complete one module per week.

Course features


  • Gain AAT Student Membership on enrolment, giving you access to a wealth of advice and support to guide you through your studies and into your future career
  • Get access to The Career Centre – get a FREE CV Review & job tips to help you succeed
  • FREE access to the CCH Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 textbooks to help you study
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • Get a formal qualification and become a qualified accounting technician and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Recognised by the Institute of Public Accounts (IPA) so you receive FREE Graduate Membership to IPA on completion, plus gain certified accounting technician status

This Course is accredited by ICOES

  • The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation.
  • ICOES is the accrediting body that monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

Receive Unlimited Support from Experienced Tutors!

  • Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed.
  • They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Be Awarded an Industry & Employer Recognised Certificate

  • Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy.
  • This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV review.


  • Practical assessments
  • Case studies
  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Quizzes
  • Written assessments


  • Loving studying through The Career Academy! It’s all explained so well, and the freedom to study whenever you want is awesome. You do everything in your own time. Love it!
    Kaitlin Zinsli
  • The enrolment process was quick and easy. Prompt response received from Natasha Grant, I liked that she called to discuss with me my study needs as I have a situation that is not straightforward. Also that she suggested options I did not think of and provided information that was relevant.
    Rose McNair


  • 100% online with unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • Ask questions anytime and your professional tutors will respond during business hours


There are a variety of subjects within each core module.

Prior Knowledge Quiz
Accounting with Excel
Accounting Principles 
Advanced Accounting Principles 
Management Accounting 
Advanced Management Accounting
Accounting with Xero 
Advanced Accounting with Xero 
Accounting Practices
AAT Certified Accounting Technician Program

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Payment options

  • Interest-free payment plans available from $25/week

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About The Career Academy

The Career Academy is New Zealand's leading provider of online courses. Their education driven team of developers and tutors are located in Parnell, Auckland. They are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. The Career Academy offers a range of specialist courses to improve job performance. Their focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so their students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. They offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances.

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