Introduction to Accounting AU

Interested in a career in accounting and want to stand out from other candidates? This short course is the place to start.

The accounting industry includes the most in-demand careers right now. This Introduction to Accounting course will arm you with the fundamentals you require to grasp the basic concepts of accounting principles and get you on your way to growing your career, increasing your earning potential, and adding value to an employer.

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics

100% flexible – Study online, anytime, anywhere, on any device

Industry connections to connect you with employers and industry contacts

Who should enrol in this course

• Anyone looking to pursue a career in finance or accountancy industry

• Anyone wanting to build upon basic bookkeeping knowledge and skills

• Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of accounting concepts and how to evaluate financial data

Course outline

By completing an Introduction to Accounting course, you will:

Gain fundamental knowledge and understanding of the principles of accounting

Comprehend basic accounting practices that underpin accounting processes and best practice

Gain job-ready accounting skills for the future of accounting work

Course Modules

This course has been specifically built by industry experts who have real-world practical experience and knowledge of the industry. The design of this course develops best-practice skills and knowledge to equip you for the next step of your career.
  • Introduction to Accounting

  • The Accounting Equation

  • Extended Accounting Equation
  • Accounting Terminology 

  • Business Structures
  • Australian Government Structure
  • Understanding GST

  • What is taxable and non-taxable

  • Understanding Depreciation
  • The Basics of Income Tax
  •  Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Accounting Transactions: Sales and Purchases

  • Accounting Transactions: Deposits and Payments

  • Reconciliations and Correction of Errors

Course Information

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, once we receive your enrolment, an Ab2 Student Experience Advisor will be in touch to ensure this training is right for you.

The Introduction to Accounting course is comprised of online, self-paced modules delivered through the Ab² digital learning portal.

At Ab2, we pride ourselves on providing the best student experience, and we will support you throughout the whole of your program completion by providing:

  • Online learning, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime
  • One on one and group coaching sessions with industry experts
  • 24/7 support
  • Student Facebook groups so you can connect with your fellow learners!

10 – 15 hours

6 months from enrolment


  • A working computer with Microsoft Office
  • An internet connection
  • A smartphone
  • A video camera or web camera

Once we receive your enrolment, your Ab2 Student Experience Advisor will reach out to see if he or she can answer questions about starting the program.

P17,500 – Installment plan available

Why choose Ab2

100% online – Complete Flexibility – Study Online, anywhere, and anytime

Unrivalled student support by specialists that only serve the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics.

AB² is one of very few RTOs to offer the Tax Practitioners Board approved course to become a registered BAS agent.

Deep industry connections – we participate actively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, allowing us to connect you with employers and industry contracts to further your career.

Free student membership with accounting and bookkeeping industry bodies

Want to know more?

Our student experience team are here to help answer any questions you have. We’ll support you every step of the way to ensure you have the best learning experience and complete your program sooner.


Special Introductory Offer

Grab our introductory offer for only $1,490 per student. Regular price at $1,990. For a limited time only. 

Ab2 offers two options for you to pay for your course costs, as well as flexible payment options.

Upfront $1,490: You can save 15% by making an upfront payment of $1,490.

Weekly $65.90: Get started right away by making weekly payments of $65.90, over a period of 26 weeks

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