The financial sector is one of the fastest growing in Australia with a steady demand for professionals with analytical and commercial acumen. Whether you’re looking to enter the industry or hoping to take the next step in your career, there’s never been a better time to do it.

Open Colleges have partnered with several reputable and established industry associations to ensure our students learn from the best minds in the financial sector. Through simulated business environments and access to Reckon One software, you’ll pick up the hands-on, real-world skills that will help you grow your career.

If you’re looking for an entry level course to grasp the fundamentals or want to complete the educational requirements to become a registered BAS agent, we have a course for you.

Explore our selection of Accounting and Bookkeeping courses and discover how you can take your finance career to the next level.

Accounting Pathway Program

The Accounting Skill Set Pathway Program has been specially developed to teach you the skills and knowledge to launch a career in finance. This program incorporates the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set as well as the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Pathway Program

Launch your career in finance with the Accounting and Bookkeeping Pathway Program. Incorporating the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting, you’ll learn the fundamentals of finance as well as more advanced skills.

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Combine accounting and bookkeeping in the one qualification to become a skilled financial all-rounder, with the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Learn essential skills such as preparing budgets, creating forecasts, managing payroll, producing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and more.

Accounting Principles Skill Set

Improve your analytical skills and build a strong set of core accounting principles with the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set.

BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

Do you want to expand your professional accounting toolkit and work as a BAS Agent? Open Colleges’ FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set (Release 2) will equip you with the knowledge you need to carry out BAS and payroll tasks.

Certificate in Xero

Ideal for small business owners and professionals alike, this short course will teach you how to effectively use Xero small business accounting software. Master creating quotes and invoices, managing bills, running customised reports and more.