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    Statement of Attainment in BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Begin your journey to become a BAS agent and earn credit towards the full qualification. This skills-based course will give you access to real workplace documents and scenarios, and you’ll learn from industry experts in simulated office environments.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Identify and apply compliance requirements

    • Process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS), and other reports

    • Record and prepare payroll documentation

    • Process payroll data for manual and computerised systems

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

    • A pathway to further study

    • Credit toward the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • High attention to detail

    • Confidence working with numbers and calculations

    • An interest in learning theory and practising skills

    • A service-oriented nature

    • A calculator which you need for your supervised exam

    • Access to a computer and the internet

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: Accounts payable officer, Accounts receivable officer, BAS agent (subject to registration with the TPB), Bookkeeper, Payroll officer and Assistant accountant


    If an accounting professional wishes to provide a Business Activity Statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward, they must be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). The units in this skill set earn you credit towards the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, which meets the educational requirements for BAS registration. If you are interested in BAS Agent Registration in Australia, you will need to check all current requirements with the Tax Practitioners Board [].

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study0 Courses

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    The Statement of Attainment in BAS Agent Registration Skill Set does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study0 Courses

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    The Statement of Attainment in BAS Agent Registration Skill Set does not have any post-graduate courses.

    Related study0 Courses

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    The Statement of Attainment in BAS Agent Registration Skill Set does not have any related courses.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Complete business activity and instalment activity statementsFNSTPB411

    • Establish and maintain payroll systemsFNSTPB412

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

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