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BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

  • Qualification:

    Short Course

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Maximum 6 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    BAS Agent | Payroll Clerk | View all

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

Eager to build on your qualification in accounting or bookkeeping? This online BAS Agent Registration Skill Set (FNSSS00004) course from Open Colleges lets you add to your CV and pursue more professional opportunities in the financial services sector.

Designed for those already working in accounts or payroll, this qualification is a simple way to improve your job prospects. You'll be trained in exactly how to perform BAS Agent duties, adding value to your existing qualifications and making you a more attractive candidate for employers.

You'll learn how to complete, reconcile and lodge Business Activity Statements, with instruction in compliance, recognising GST implications, applying code transactions, reporting payroll activities, reporting on amounts withheld, PAYG instalments and taxes.

With self-paced online delivery, you can fit your studies around your existing work and personal commitments. With no set timetable, you can progress through the course as quickly as you want or take your time completing the work. Start studying today and make a commitment to the future of your career.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Aged 18 years or above; AND
  • Successful completion of English to Year 12 level or equivalent competency; AND
  • Access to accounting software

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Areas of study

In this accounting course, subjects you may study include:

  • FNSBKG405 - Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • FNSBKG404 - Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a BAS Agent Registration Skill Set (FNSSS00004) from Open Colleges.

If you hold a valid Certificate IV in Accounting or Bookkeeping (or higher), this course is the final educational requirement you need to register as a BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The full fee for this Open Colleges course is $600.

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