Certified Accounting Technician Program

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Designed for Bookkeepers and BAS agents

Completion of this program will not only allow you the opportunity to gain recognition as a Certified Accounting Technician but will ensure that you are in line with the IFAC’s competency framework for accounting technicians.

If you hold an IPA BAS or AAT Public Practice Member status, complete this program within 6 months of joining the IPA to ensure that you are compliant with rules, regulations, standards, pronouncements and by-laws applying to your practices.

You will gain up to 18 CPD hours upon completion of this program.

Completion of this program does not register you with the TPB and only certifies that you have successfully finished a course of training.

What is an Accounting Technician?

Technicians are expert consultants who are highly skilled and have the skill set to support successful businesses. Technicians are exposed to different parts of a small business such as processes and systems, software, planning and implementation, advisory, compliance, HR and payroll.

An ‘Accounting Technician’ is a globally recognised term for professionals in the accounting industry, eventually, the role of a BAS agent or Bookkeeper will evolve into a more proactive advisory role and this course prepares you for the evolution, giving you a head start.

Completing this course helps you move one step closer to becoming an Accounting Technician, giving you the knowledge and confidence to support the needs of your own business or client.

Certified Accounting Technicians in practice have the capacity to offer advice and support to small businesses and are held to professional and ethical standards and a legislated code of conduct.

The program is suitable for you if:

  • You hold a BAS Agent Registration
  • You have completed a Cert IV or Diploma
  • You would like to keep on top of your CPD hours
  • You work closely with clients (typically within a small business)
  • You want to go into practice OR want to expand your knowledge whilst in practice OR want to begin/evolve your own business

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The program is open to non-members and non-statutory registration holders, if you are located outside of Australia, it is important to note that the program content is specific to Australian Laws and Policy.  

If you have any questions contact one of our AAT-IPA Group team members, who can provide you with more information.

Phone: 1800 625 625
Email: [email protected]