The industry accredited Advanced Certificate in Xero provides students a detailed overview of core Xero accounting functionality.
Delivered by The Career Academy (an IAB Accredited Training Provider and Xero Education Partner with Xero Learn), this course is ideal for individuals seeking an intermediatory introductory Xero course covering topics including payables, receivables, fixed assets and projects and expenses.
Developed in conjunction with Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) and members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), this short course contains specialist Xero study modules including:
- Basic introductory overview of Xero
- Xero chart of accounts, sales, invoicing, quotes and inventory
- Management of fixed assets in Xero
- Report preparation and analysis in Xero
- Projects and Expenses in Xero
On completion of enrolment, students will receive a free 12-month student membership to the Institute of Public Accountants.
The Advanced Certificate in Xero short course can also be combined with multiple Mentor Education Accounting and Bookkeeping qualifications including the FNS40217 – Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and is accredited by the International Association of Accounting Professionals
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive the Advanced Certificate in Xero.
Students completing this course will gain 15 CPD hours on completion (CPD Certification Service).
This short course is not VET (Vocational Education and Training) accredited, but can be completed alongside a VET nationally recognised qualification.
Small business bookkeeper, small business owners and sole traders.
Prospective career outcomes
This course with additional formal qualifications can lead students towards careers in the Accounting and Bookkeeping sector.
Whilst this is an online course, students considering undertaking this course must be based in Australia.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however, we recommend students completed the Certificate in Xero prior to undertaking this short course if they have not worked previously as a bookkeeper or accountant.
We also recommend that students undertaking this course:
- Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
- Have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
- Have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills
- Microsoft Office (or freeware equivalent) installed on their computer
- Access to a reliable high-quality internet connection
- Adequate literacy/numeracy skills
Who Should Enrol?
This qualification has been designed to accommodate both individuals with no formal training qualifications and those seeking an entry point for transition into further education. The program caters to both individuals running a business or working in a small business that wish to take a more active role in accounts management and those interested in understanding and undertaking Xeroaccounting functions.
Students with no formal qualifications seeking to undertake a Nationally recognised course of study should strongly consider enrolling into a Certificate IV or Diploma based accounting and bookkeeping qualification alongside undertaking this course.
The total course duration is 15 hours. The course can be completed over a six-month period
- Introduction to Xero Online
- Aged Receivables & Payables in Xero
- Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
- Budgeting with Xero
- Tracking Categories in Xero
- Report Preparation and Analysis in Xero
- Customising Templates in Xero
- Introduction to Projects and Expenses
- Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment
+ The Advanced Certificate in Xero course is owned and delivered by The Career Academy (TCA). TCA is a Xero Education Partner with Xero Learn. Please note that this short course is not VET (Vocational Education and Training) accredited, but can be completed alongside a VET nationally recognised qualification.
Various exercises are undertaken throughout studies with a final practical assessment on completion of all modules.
Whilst completing this course, students will be provided both phone and email support. Students are assigned a tutor to provide assistance, who can be either contacted by phone during business hours or can be emailed at any time.Learning Materials
All learning materials including access to Xero are provided with this course.Flexibility and Delivery
In addition to the accessible and easy to understand self-directed learning materials, the course gives students additional options on how to best engage with their study commitments.
Full upfront course fee payments can be made for this course. We provide regular special discount offers for upfront payments for all Mentor Education Nationally recognised courses. This industry recognised short course can be combined with a Mentor Education Nationally Recognised course.
Please call us to discuss payment plan options.