National code: FNSSS00004

Statement of Attainment in BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

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Overview About 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.

Outcomes What 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

Suitability Is 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.

Pathways Future 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:

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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.

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

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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.

Units Units taught in this course

  • Complete business activity and instalment activity statements FNSTPB401

  • Establish and maintain payroll systems FNSTPB402

TAFE NSW Services Facilities 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

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • 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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