Course Name:

BAS Agent Skill Set (TPB approved)

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Career pathways:

Bookkeeper, BAS Agent, Payroll Officer

cert IV accounting and bookkeeping

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    Key Benefits

    TPB Approved

    TPB approved BAS Agent course.


    Unlimited same-day study support from a dedicated tutor via live online support sessions, student discussion forums, email and phone.

    Industry Experts

    The course is designed and delivered by qualified trainers and assessors who are accounting and bookkeeping industry experts.

    Enrol now and get 4 extra weeks during the Christmas and New Years’ break in addition to the normal 6 months of course duration (i.e. giving you a total course duration of 7 months).

    You are invited to like our Facebook page @Heededucation for announcements on workshops and webinars on accounting, bookkeeping and business topics conducted by industry experts. 

    Look forward to meeting you there!

    Course Overview

    This Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved BAS Agent course is designed for learners to attain skills required for preparing and lodging business activity statements and payroll work. This is a nationally recognised Skill Set and is ideal for bookkeepers who already have work experience in the field or require a qualification to work in the Bookkeeping industry and register with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). The units provides credit towards:

    • FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

    Heed Education’s self-paced course allows you to start anytime and study online at your convenience. This skill set can be completed with your choice of (either MYOB or Xero) accounting software.

    Course Features

    FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set
    Course Duration
    6 Months
    Delivery Method
    Case studies, written question and answers, exam, projects, reports, third party report, observation, skills and knowledge tests.
    Awarded By
    Heed Education (RTO#45064)
    Approved By
    Tax Practitioners Board (TPB)

    Pre-requisite and entry requirement

    Please note there is no formal education or entry requirement for this course but before commencement of the course, students shall be requested by Heed Education to complete a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) online test along with a Work Health and Safety Assessment.

    Students should hold one of the following:

    • Australian citizenship
    • Australian permanent residency
    • A valid visa for domestic study without study limitations

    Minimum Age

    Minimum age entry requirement is 15 years.

    Resource Requirement

    There is a requirement to purchase textbooks for this course. Textbook purchase detail will provided at the time of enrolment.

    Students are provided access to learning support material, assessment, supporting documentation and supplementary information via online learning platform upon enrolment.

    In order to complete the course each student must have access to the following:

    • A working computer (Windows PC or Mac^)
    • Headsets (computer in-built or external)
    • Microsoft office 2010 or later
    • Internet
    • Printer/photocopier/scanner
    • Smart phone
    • Email account
    • Calculator

    ^Mac users: For MYOB related units students will need to install and use ‘Parallels’ or similar software, i.e. an emulator installed to allow the Mac to run Windows programs as data files are supplied in Windows format.

    Computer skills

    Minimum computer skills required for completion of the course:

    • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft office documents
    • Accessing and searching the internet for relevant information
    • Downloading and saving documents.

    BAS Agent Skill Set

    Unit Codes
    Unit Name
    Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    Establish and maintain payroll systems


    Course Price $600 (upfront payment): or 

    $850 (with payment plan option)

    Students can choose to pay upfront or take advantage of our payment plan option. The payment of course fees can be made to Heed Education via:

    Option 1

    Upfront payment of $600 payable via Direct Deposit (EFT) or Credit/Debit card*

    Option 2

    Payment plan with $400 deposit and $37.50 x 12 weekly instalments are payable via direct debit.

    Note: Under the payment plan option a fee of $250 is added to the course cost.

    *An additional 3% surcharge on Credit/Debit card payment is applicable for option 1.