Introduction to Accounting
Want to learn accounting?
Start your new career with our easy introductory accounting course. You’ll gain a general understanding of accounting with a focus on core concepts and basic skills that will teach you the fundamentals of accounting. You will learn to interpret financial statements, undertake financial analysis, cash flow, budgeting and forecasting techniques. Study at your own pace, at a time that suits you with our flexible online learning.
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- Understand accounting under different business structures: company, partnership, sole trader.
- Understand, analyse and interpret a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement.
- Forecast business revenues and expenses.
- Analyse the profitability and efficiency of your business.
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★★★★★ “Course content and progression were very clear, and I did not have any need to contact the tutor for assistance. Overall great course – thanks.” – Alice Young
★★★★★ “This was recommended by my manager who is the Fixed Accountant and I work under her, she thought a basis in accounting would be useful as we touch multiply parts of the business included Balance Sheet and P&L. The course was very well structured and easy to follow what was required” – Stefanie Downes
Investment: $295 + GST or only $25 per week with our interest FREE payment plan.
Assessments: 9 modules / 9 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments
Duration: 10 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone
Pathway opportunities: We highly recommend you consider our Certificate in Accounting
- Introduction to accounting
- Accounting equations
- Double entry accounting
- Learn about the trial balance
- Understanding profit and loss statements
- Interpreting balance sheets
- Ratio analysis
- Practical exercises
Developed by Industry Professionals
David Parasol – Senior Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
David Parasol is the managing director of CT Solutions Australia Pty Ltd. Before establishing CT Solutions Australia, David spent over 12 years in Public Practice, starting his accounting career in 1994 with a small firm where he became an Associate in 1999. When working with The Career Academy, he is one of our Senior Tutors & an Accounting Software Experts. David has extensive experience in taxation, accounting and business services and is a Director and Shareholder of The Career Academy PTY Ltd. He is also a highly accredited and experienced CA mentor and accounting software trainer. He has been a tutor for Open Colleges Australia and is a Chartered Accountant and member of CAANZ.
Ridge Selvaraj – Head of Department
Ridge works as a tutor at The Career Academy, with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He intends to use his Degree and experience as a previous bookkeeper to help and assist students achieve a career in accounting. Previously, working as a tutor for his university. Ridge brings a depth of knowledge and skills that are available to students. Ridge is passionate about education, art and helping people reach their goals.
Ridge loves The Career Academy’s vision to make education easy, accessible and at the same time to provide quality education to students.
Eddie Callahan – Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Eddie is an aspiring accountant who recently finished his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law at University. Throughout university and more recently he has worked in several fields including the trades, factories and retail banking. Tutoring for The Career Academy allows Eddie to not only upskill his own knowledge but to also give back in a rewarding role and help others gain a better knowledge of the commercial world. He was the Head boy of his High school, nominated by his peers to help lead and guide them. He is a keen surfer and rugby player with a passion for fitness. Currently living in Melbourne, Eddie enjoys the big city life along with the amazing food and its diverse multicultural atmosphere. Given Eddie’s sociable nature, a perk of working for The Career Academy in a tutor role is that it allows Eddie to interact with students every day who are passionate and willing to learn.
Jimmy Nguyen – Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Jimmy has worked in a variety of different fields including research, teaching, engineering and has even worked overseas in Shanghai. In order to challenge himself, Jimmy completed his Graduate Diploma in Accounting and has worked for a global accounting firm where he has advised client’s on their financials as well as perform other bookkeeping duties. Jimmy uses his significant accounting and bookkeeping knowledge to help accounting and bookkeeping students succeed.
Boris Nandi – Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Boris works as a tutor here at The Career Academy. He currently holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor of Business (Finance) from the University of South Australia and is working towards achieving a Master of Marketing at Monash University therefore making him very well versed in all aspects of Business. In addition to this, Boris also runs a business called Resume Hub (https://resumehub.net) where he helps students attain employment thus validating his passion for helping students reach their potential.