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32000 - Bookkeeping with MYOB

Bookkeeping with MYOB

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Nationally Recognised

This qualification is provided as Nationally Recognised Training (NRT).

Course description

Have you ever wondered what your accountant is talking about when referring to accruals, depreciation and end-of-year adjustments? Do you want to master the basics of MYOB ready to set up and operate an integrated computerised accounting system? This short course will help you get there.

Learn to use MYOB with confidence - how to operate the accounting software, while focusing on the accounting principles behind the program. Take charge of your books, re-assured in your ability to perform data entry functions and interpret the data you are entering.

The course has been structured to make accounting understandable and relevant and designed to cater for students with little or no accounting background.

*Students should have at least a basic understanding of Excel before enrolling. If you feel you may benefit from brushing up on your Excel skills, think about taking an Intermediate Excel Course before attempting this short course.

Units of study

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

You will receive credit for these units if you go on to study FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting

Frequently Asked Questions
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How much time will the course take each week?
This course has 250 nominal hours, so the average learner will take 10 hours a week to complete this course over 6 months, based on 25 weeks of participation.

Learners with industry experience and knowledge may find they will complete more rapidly.

Before gaining entry to a course, why do I need a Unique Student Identifier (USI)? How do I obtain one?
All students are required to have a USI, before their enrolment is confirmed. If you have not created your USI and are intending to study, you should create your free USI now. Get more information by visiting You will need to have proof of your identity to complete the process. Once you have a USI you will have a secure online record of your nationally recognised training which you can access anytime and anywhere. If you have any questions, or need assistance creating your USI, please contact TAFEnow by phone or chat.
What will it qualify me to do and what type of jobs will I be able to get?
This course is good for going into jobs some require MYOB data input, like accounts payable. It is also good for small business owners who are already doing their own books and would like a better understanding of what they are actually doing. The course would not qualify a student to become a bookkeeper, as this would require the Cert IV in Accounting or Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.
At a minimum, what computer skills and software do I require for my course?
You don't have to be a computer whiz to succeed in online learning, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and email, chatting to your teachers or others online, reading course content online, using common software and performing other basic tasks. Minimum specifications for your computer are:
  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent
  • Up-to-date internet browser
You may also need access to a printer/scanner to print and scan documents for uploading. A mobile phone with camera will suffice to photograph documents. The following free software may assist:
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player
Are there many jobs in this qualification?
This depends on where you live. The My Career website has countless job opportunities listed in the accounting and business field.
How will I contact TAFEnow if I’m having a problem? How long will it take to get a response?
If you are having trouble accessing your course resources or navigating the TAFEnow website after enrolling, you should contact one of our Customer Help Officers on 1300 823 366. They are available Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm and 8am to 5pm on Fridays.
If your query is specific to a unit you are studying and requires a subject matter expert, you should contact your unit facilitator. Their contact details are located on every unit. You should make contact via email. If you require over the phone support and appointment can be requested.
How much experience is enough to meet the entry requirements?
Students should have at least a basic understanding of spreadsheets, particularly Excel, before attempting this course. If you feel you may benefit from brushing up on your spreadsheet skills think about taking a spreadsheets course before attempting this short course.
Is there tutor support available after hours?
TAFEnow has teamed up with the national service YourTutor to offer students live online help with things like essay and report writing, study skills and referencing. You can make contact with a tutor from 3pm to 11pm Sunday to Friday, via your Moodle course page or drop off a writing file and receive feedback in less than 24 hours. Watch this short, informative video for more information.
This service is additional to the specific subject help that your unit facilitator can provide.
In the course how many assignments will there be?
How will I access extra course resources or talk to a librarian?
If you want make contact with a TAFEnow librarian to access further course resources, go to Then type in your reference query. A librarian on chat will show you how to search the library catalogue and how to use our specialised subject guides to find extra information for assessments.
What software do I need?
You will need Microsoft Office 2003 or above, Flash player and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
How will I send in my assessment tasks?
Once you enrol you will work from the learning platform of our website. Your course information will tell you what assessment events you are required to and provide instructions on how to upload them so your assessor gets them. If you are asked to send video or audio evidence for an assessment you can upload it to YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox and just upload the URL to the course website so we know where to look.
What happens if I fail a unit or an assessment event? What is TAFEnow’s re-submission policy?
Your teacher/assessor will provide feedback on your assessment event and will let you know if you have met the requirements. If you have not met the requirements, you will have one extra attempt to resubmit your assessment and get it to the required standard to become competent in this unit. If you do not succeed in your second attempt a fee may be charged for an assessor to mark your third submission.
Can I transfer to a campus class if I struggle online?
Before considering a change it is best to discuss your options with TAFEnow’s Educational Support Officers who may be able to arrange additional support for your studies. If your course is available at an NC TAFE campus you may be able to transfer. Please contact the customer contact centre.
If I do a course with TAFEnow, can I get an extension on my visa?
You must apply for a visa extension directly with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. TAFEnow can provide you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) once you’ve enrolled in a course as proof of your student status, but is unable to assist with your visa application.
Course Fees

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There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this price. You are required to contribute to the full cost of your course. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials.
Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge.
You may also be eligible for a VET Student Loan for some Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses.
Contact us:

  • for a personal fee assessment.
  • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.
Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.
Industry Insights

The Accounting industry is a large contributor to the number of new jobs expected to be created nationally over the next five years. Accounting is one of the top ten occupations to contribute new jobs, with 25,700 new jobs expected to be created by 2019. Also, the Finance and Insurance Services industry is expected to grow by 11.3% in coming years.

The accounting and finance industry in Australia employs a large number of professionals who typically hold a post-school qualification – in fact, one in four holds a bachelor degree or higher qualification the top three occupations being bank workers, investment advisors and insurance clerks. Female employees make up 50% of the workforce in the accounting and finance industry.



Source: ‘Australian Jobs 2015 Report' Australian Government – Department of Employment, ABS, IBISworld.

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At a glance

Course Code: 32000
Course Duration: 6 months
Units: 4
Recognition: Nationally
Cost: $1,240
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