Diploma in Accounting
Get qualified and earn more with a recognised Diploma in Accounting!
This advanced qualification builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge gained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business and help you on your pathway come a qualified Accounting Technician and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Being a qualified Accounting Technician and member of AAT gives employers the confidence you meet internationally recognised standards.
- Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
- Gain AAT Student Membership – processed within the first month of enrolling.
- Get a formal qualification and become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- Gain this qualification for your CV – being an Accounting Technician gives employers the confidence that you meet internationally recognised standards.
- Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
- Gain AAT Professional Membership – once you successfully complete this qualification and meet the AAT membership criteria, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status.
Investment: $1,895 + GST or only $25 per week on a payment plan.
Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises.
Duration: 1 year
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone
About the course developers This course has been developed by qualified chartered accountants and AAT.
Qualification details: You will receive a Diploma in Accounting from the Career Academy and this can be upgraded to an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting if on completion of the Diploma you complete and pass the AAT synoptic assessment at one of the main centres throughout New Zealand.
Developed and delivered by an AAT Approved Training Provider: Provider code OO01000627
The Career Academy is an AAT Approved Training Provider
Get a FREE student membership when you enrol and gain a FREE professional membership to AAT on completion!
AAT is a registered charity. No. 1050724.
“An AAT qualification is internationally recognised, and we are pleased that The Career Academy will now be offering its students the opportunity to take this significant step towards a career as a professional accountant or bookkeeper. All businesses have requirements for well-trained finance staff, and students who achieve our qualifications demonstrate that they have the skills in place to carry out this important function.” Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive. Read the full press release here
Developed by Xero Partners
This qualification includes the following modules:
ABKN341 – Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz
Accounting with Excel
CITG137 – Accounting using Microsoft Excel
ABKN203 – Accounting and Business
ABKN143 – Determining Profit
ABKN126 – Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
ABKN345 – Accounting Principles Assessment
Advanced Accounting Principles
ABKN124 – Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
ABKN149 – Internal Decision Making
ABKN109 – Analysing Financial Reports
ABKN224 – NZ Financial Reporting Framework
ABKN346 – Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment
ABKN137 – Cost Classification
ABKN138 – Costing Methods
ABKN303 – Product & Product Costing
ABKN305 – Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
ABKN347 – Management Accounting Assessment
Advanced Management Accounting
ABKN304 – Activity Based Costing
ABKN121 – Budgeting & CVP Analysis
ABKN167 – Performance Management & Measurement
ABKN306 – Inventory Management & Planning
ABKN348 – Advanced Management Accounting Assessment
ABKN160 – Introduction to Income Taxation
ABKN156 – GST
ABKN132 – Company Taxation
ABKN158 – Look Through Companies
ABKN315 – Fringe Benefit Tax
ABKN349 – Taxation Assessment
Accounting with Xero
ABKN219 – Introduction to Xero Online
ABKN130 – Xero Chart of Accounts
ABKN136 – Managing Contacts with Xero
ABKN198 – Xero Sales, Invoices, Quotes & Inventory
ABKN220 – Xero Bank Reconciliation & Managing Accounts
ABKN194 – Xero Reporting Overview
ABKN216 – Xero & Payroll Add-ons
ABKN292 – Certificate in Xero Assessment
ABKN190 – Bank & GST Reconciliation with Xero
ABKN108 – Aged Receivables & Payables in Xero
ABKN148 – Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
ABKN120 – Budgeting with Xero
ABKG221 – Tracking Categories in Xero
ABKN192 – Report Preparation & Analysis in Xero
ABKN139 – Customising Templates in Xero
ABKN157 – How to Make the Most of Xero
ABKN293 – Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment
ABKN154, ABKN173 & ABKN112 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities
ABKN110 – Verification, Completeness & Justification
ABKN226 – Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
ABKN227 – Looking Forward Case Study
ABKG181 – Financial Statements of Limited Companies
ABKG184 – Accounting Systems & Controls
ABKN350 – Accounting Practices Assessment
ABKG1112 – External Auditing
On completion of the Diploma you will be awarded a Diploma in Accounting. If you wish to pursue the AAT Professional Membership, then you will need to complete the AAT Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment which is assessed through a computer-based AAT provider. This exam must be completed in a set time period at your local AAT centre which will be located in six of the main cities throughout New Zealand.
Read below how former student Nikki Sim became a qualified Accounting Technician!
Nikki successfully completed a Certificate in Payroll Administration and a Certificate in Accounting, as well as a Diploma in Accounting. The Career Academy gave her the opportunity to further her professional development by means of the support and guidance to achieve the Accounting Technician designation.
She is now a fully qualified Accounting Technician and works at Robinson Interiors, whom provide interior fit outs for super yachts. Her role involves daily office management, PA to the CEO as well as performing the main financial functions for the business.
Nikki has really wild side. She loves Rallying, having been her Dad’s co-driver for many years. Now with her own car there is a more of a focus on driving. Accounting Technician during the weekdays and rally driver on the weekends!