QuickBooks Basics [US]

Unleash the power of QuickBooks with an accounting course that you won’t find anywhere else, this program is QuickBooks learning delivered differently which prepares you to be 100% QuickBooks ready! 

This QuickBooks Basics course will set you up with the confidence to navigate and understand QuickBooks key concepts, increase your software accounting skills to an introductory level or beyond. This course will enable you to develop a strong understanding and practical knowledge of QuickBooks to use the software with increased ability whilst growing your career options in bookkeeping or accounting. 

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

The QuickBooks Basics course is ideal for

Bookkeepers, Accountants or Firms who are using or considering using QuickBooks 

Those wanting to get into a bookkeeping or accounting career who want a better understanding of accounting concepts and how they are used in QuickBooks 

Business professionals who want to expand their accounting software skills 

Course outline

The QuickBooks Basics course is designed to provide skills and knowledge which will allow accountants administrators, small business owners and bookkeepers to enter and maintain accounting data as well as prepare financial reports such as BAS preparation reports and profit and loss reports. 

By completing a QuickBooks Basics course, you will develop your accounting expertise and build the job-ready skills and knowledge to: 

Using QuickBooks Online’s built-in automation features 

Learn the importance of recordkeeping 

Common bookkeeping mistakes business owners make 

Setting up QuickBooks 

QuickBooks Accounts and Settings 

Creating your Products and Service Items list 

Working with Customers (Accounts Receivable): Estimates, Invoices, Sales Receipts and Payments 

Working with Vendors (Accounts Payable): Bills, Payments, Expenses and Checks 

Running basic reports 

Using QuickBooks Online’s built-in automation features

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.
  1. Setting up QuickBooks Online
  2. Getting around in QuickBooks Online
  3. Navigation tricks & tips
  4. Setting up your company
  5. Should you import or start fresh?
  6. Account and Settings Preferences
  7. Setting up users
  8. Setting up a company file
  9. The Banking Center
  1. Understanding sales tax
  2. Completing sales tax reviews and reports
  3. Reconciling your records
  4. Owner Transactions
  5. Customer and Vendor Receivables
  1. Understanding Chart of Accounts
  2. Understanding reconciliation
  3. How to reconcile bank accounts
  4. Why do I have unmarked transactions?
  5. How to fix duplicated transactions
  6. Finishing a reconciliation
  7. Reports and history to verify reconciliation
  8. Undoing previous reconciliations
  9. How to reconcile corporate credit cards
  1. View and run reports
  2. End-of-year process – STP finalisation and payment summaries to ATO
  1. Run and view financial reports (e.g., balance sheet and profit and loss statement)
  2. How to set up custom reports

Course Information

The QuickBooks Basics course is comprised of online, self-paced modules delivered through the Ab² digital learning portal.  

Ab² will support you throughout your program completion by: 

  • 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!  

The recommended time to complete this course is 15 hours, but the duration is still completely up to you! 

  • A working computer with Microsoft Office 
  • An internet connection

We’re available 24/7 to help if any tech issues happen, reach out to us at enquires@Ab²institute.com 

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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