About the course

About the course

Get a firm footing in the office’s engine room by taking our practical accounting and bookkeeping course where you'll gain the skills necessary to work in the field of accounting.

Studying budgets, costing, assets and inventory, you’ll develop a broad knowledge of the accounting profession, learning how to assist businesses and finance teams in driving better financial performance.

These skills will enable you to work within a business environment and complete office tax documentation.

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

January and July

Full time: 6 months

Student support
balance scales icon
Learn more about

study-life balance

Support services

Career Outcomes

Employment opportunities may include working as a

  • budget assistant
  • costing clerk, asset
  • inventory clerk
  • accounts assistant
students sitting in park
International Alumni

View our International Alumni

View our International Alumni

Entry and Academic Requirements

International students must have completed an Australian Year 11 or international equivalent with a pass. Some manual or software accounting knowledge is an advantage.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic) or approved equivalent.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.


International students please apply through:

  1. an authorised representative in your country
  2. a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition
  3. or direct to Box Hill Institute

See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.

computer connected to phone icon

How to enrol as an International Student

Start your application

Pathways & Accreditation

After successful completion, you'll have many further study options, including guaranteed entry into Diploma of Accounting. After completion of the Diploma of Accounting, you may wish to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) at Box Hill Institute.

International students: You may wish to apply or package this course with the Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) at Box Hill Institute.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

people at desk icon
No question is too big or small.
Give us a call on 1300 269 445


Tuition Fee$8,010
Service Fee$166
Material Fee$165
Retain Course Items$0
Estimated Fee$8,341

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

Student support
piggy bank with coin icon
Financial Support

Learn more about our financial support options

Learn about your options

Is this the course for you? 
Enrol now or enquire about this course.


Interested in Business & Commerce?
Discover more

Discover Business & Commerce