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Institution The Career Academy
Recognition Excel, ICOES, Xero
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Course overview

Get two industry-recognised qualifications and become a Xero & Excel expert!

This package combines the Diploma in Xero and the Diploma in Excel. It will give you a comprehensive and workforce ready understanding of both Excel and Xero, giving you essential and highly sought after skills for any accounting, bookkeeping, finance or administration role.

What you'll learn

This Diploma in Xero Combines the following four Certifications:

  • Certificate in Xero
  • Certificate in Xero Payroll
  • Advanced Certificate in Xero
  • Official Xero Advisor Certification

The Diploma in Excel combines the following three Certifications:

  • Certificate in Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate Certificate in Excel
  • Advanced Certificate in Excel


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Accredited by The International Council for Online Educational Standards

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

  • 80 hours, study at your own pace

Course features

  • Upskill in Xero & Excel and gain two qualifications to add to your CV
  • Enhance your Excel and Xero skills and become confident and savvy with Excel and Xero, learning essential skills to perform advanced accounting functions
  • Receive comprehensive one-on-one tutor support
  • Flexible start dates – enrol online and start when you are ready
  • Get up to six months of access to Xero included with your course
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace, in your own time
  • You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete


  • Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises


  • Online with tutor support via phone and email


Course Units
ABKN219 Introduction to Xero Online
ABKN130 Xero Chart of Accounts
ABKN200 Setting up Xero Payroll
ABKN182 Managing Payroll Items with Xero
ABKN199 Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
ABKN206 Budgeting with Xero
ABKN199 Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
ABKN206 Budgeting with Xero
CITG140 Introducing Excel
CITG142 File Operations
CITG148 Working with Large Tables of Data
CITG151 Using Multiple Worksheets
CITG158 Importing and Saving Plain Text Files
CITG161 Using Tables
And more!

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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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