Accounting Pathway Program

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Become an Accounting Technician and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) with our Accounting Pathway Program.

Fast track your accounting career with The Career Academy. This Program is unique to The Career Academy and specifically designed for those working or who have worked in an entry through to intermediate level accounting role, who wish to gain a formal qualification and recognition of their experience.

Key benefits

  • Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead
  • Become a qualified Accounting Technician and member of CAANZ
  • Gain this qualification for your CV
  • Receive a FREE  12 month membership to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce*

*Your application as a Provisional Member and the Professional Ethics course fees valued at $500.00 will be paid by The Career Academy if you are eligible for the Accounting Technician Provisional Membership

About the developers and tutors

All are highly qualified accountants, involved in the industry for a number of years as CAANZ facilitators, writers and markers for professional accounting programmes. We are an NZICA Approved Training Organisation and deliver accounting training to individuals at all levels, from those looking to start in the accounting industry through to fully qualified accountants. Our Programs are used by CAANZ members, accounting firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and BDO, government institutions and those in the corporate sector.

“The Career Academy is absolutely focused on supporting the accounting industry by providing relevant and meaningful training to help accountants become qualified”. Daniel Hunt, CA and Director of The Career Academy

1. Certificate in Accounting

Take the first step with our Certificate in Accounting which will give you a sound knowledge of the theory and practice of bookkeeping and business accounting. Gain employment and improve your career prospects by increasing your competence and skills in practical accounting areas.

2. Diploma in Accounting

Step two is completing the Diploma in Accounting.  This comprehensive course builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business.

3. Accounting Technician Assessment of Competence

After you have completed the Certificate in Accounting and the Diploma in Accounting, you’ll then meet with CAANZ and an assessor from The Career Academy to complete your Accounting Technician Assessment. help you put together your Assessment of Competence Evidence Portfolio. This is a summary of your skill set obtained through approved courses and work experience. Once your portfolio is signed off by The Career Academy, it can be submitted to CAANZ for approval. The AT designation is awarded by CAANZ once the required membership criteria has been met. Being a member of CAANZ opens a number of doors and is recognised internationally. We cover the cost of the Initial Provisional Application Fee.

Enrol today and receive a FREE online Course Book

Course Book: New Zealand Practical Accounting Guide

This comprehensive, easy to use guide clearly explains the essential components accounting functions and procedures. Learn key accounting principles and terminology.

Staff from The Career Academy have contributed to several chapters of this book and it is an invaluable resource for anyone studying accounting. The book is complimentary and you will be sent instructions on how to access this when you enrol.

Investment: $2,450 + GST or only $25 per week on a payment plan. Become an Accounting Technician today.

Course level: 6

What our students say

★★★★★ “I am very pleased with how flexible the Certificate in Small Business Accounting course was. I was able to complete this course at my own pace. Very impressive training materials and the tutor is always quick to respond. Keep up the good work. I very much recommend this course to everyone!”  - Inna Benitez


★★★★★ “The support I had was great, …Certificate in Small Business Accounting helped my accounting career. I have a better understanding of accounts .. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to further their accounting career to gain CAANZ membership” - Lauren Ann Marsden.




Read below how former student Nikki Sim became a qualified Accounting Technician!




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