35 Week suggested timetable
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The following timetable is based on a study period of approximately 10 hours per week for the dual Bookkeeping course only as this is the most popular.  Based on this timetable the completed bookkeeping course will take around 350 hours, which is 70 days or 35 weeks at 10 hours per week. 

Study Session

Weeks

Study Hours

Study & Assessments - Certificate III & IV in Bookkeeping

1

1

10

Assessment 1  Financial Services: Based on the PowerPoint slides and the "Getting Started" Study Guide and "Working in the Financial Services Industry" textbook, the "Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide" (if purchased or your own research)

2

1

10

Undertake Assessment 1 – Financial Services Industry Research report with additional assessment questions.

3

1

10

Assessment 2  - OHS  Based on PowerPoint slides, the textbook, "Working in the Financial Services" Industry and "Safework Australia" website.

4

1

10

Undertake Assessment 2 – WHS  (OHS, business and short answer questions)

5

6

60

Assessment 3: Introduction to Bookkeeping & Accounting based on PowerPoint slides, Accounting and Bookkeeping: Principles and Practice textbook and the Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide.
Homework and Textbook study: Accounting and Bookkeeping: Principles and Practice, Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide
MYOB Self-paced course manual: "Set up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System"

6

4

40

Undertake Assessment 3 – Set up and operate a computerised accounting system - Using MYOB [including theory]

Totals

14

40

Exit here if only taking FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

7

1

10

Assessment 4  Bookkeeping Policies and Practices: BIA Study Guides, Powerpoints, textbooks, as above.

8

2.5

25

Undertake Assessment 4 – Group 3: Develop and implement Policies and Procedures manual relevant to bookkeeping activities, plus general assessment questions.

9

3

30

Assessment 5 Provide Contract Bookkeeping Services Using MYOB.  
Homework and Textbook study: Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide
MYOB Self-paced course manual:  "Set up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System".

10

3

30

Undertake Assessment 5 – Group 4:  Provide contract bookkeeping services using MYOB - Cash and Accrual accounting

  

Assessments 6 and 7 incorporate the BAS AGENT SKILL SET:

11

3

30

Assessment 6  Payroll & the Fair Work Act
MYOB Self-paced course manual: Establish and maintain a payroll system
Homework and Textbook study: Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide & the BIA Fair Work Payroll guide.  BIA Study Guides and reference material.

12

1

10

Undertake Assessment 6 – Establish & Maintain A Payroll System Using MYOB

13

3

30

Assessment 7  Carry out Business Activity & Instalment Activity Statement tasks based on PowerPoint slides, textbooks as above, BIA Study Guides and reference material.
MYOB Self-paced course: A Step by Step Approach to Carrying out BAS & IAS tasks.
Homework and Textbook study: Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide

14

1.5

15

Undertake Assessment 7 – Activity Statements

15

1.5

15

Assessment 8   Financial Statements and Inventory based on  PowerPoint slides, BIA Study Guides, AMBG

16

1.5

15

Undertake Assessment 8 – Maintain Inventory Records
MYOB Self-paced course manual.  "Set up and Operate a Computerised Accounting System.

Totals

35

350

Exit here with the FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

The study timetable is a guide only and is based on an average student with no bookkeeping experience.  

Study Session Weeks Study Hours Study & Assessments for the TPB Skill Set
1 3 30 Assessment:   Payroll & the Fair Work Act
MYOB Self-paced course: Establish and Maintain a Payroll System (if purchased)
2 2 10 Assessment 6 Establish & Maintain A Payroll System Using MYOB
3 3 30

Lecture #9 – Assessment 7:  Carry out Business Activity & Instalment Activity Statement tasks based on Powerpoint slides, textbooks, as above, BIA Study Guides and reference material. 

4 1.5 15 Assessment #7 – Activity Statements
Totals 9.5 85 Optional MYOB E-Manuals available for purchase.  Textbook recommended:  Australian Master Bookkeepers Guide or use your own research