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2019-01-28 14:03:48Accountants and BookkeepersEnglishThis year, we are making some very exciting changes to our online training platform for our Advisors. You'll be able to quickly learn...https://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/au_qrc/uploads/2018/07/iStock-833439378-1.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/accountants-and-bookkeepers/new-self-paced-study-for-advisors/New Self-Paced Study For Advisors | QuickBooks Australia

New self-paced study for advisors

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This year, we are making some very exciting changes to our online training platform for advisors. Currently QuickBooks Online (QBO) certification takes approximately 6 hours to complete, but we’re excited to announce that you can now get Core or Advanced Certified in less than 2 hours dependent on your current certification status.

You’ll be able to quickly learn features in easy-to-follow, 3-minute bite-sized videos at your own pace. There will be three courses to follow, and afterwards you can view QBO specialty topics in a fourth course. This will allow you to grow your business by maximising your potential in QBO. Our new self-paced study courses will be launching February 2019.

Here is a summary of each course, including duration and benefits –

1. QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) for accounting and bookkeeping firms

Suitable for firms with new QBO clients – 1.5 CPD hours

This introductory certification course covers how to make the most of QuickBooks for you and your clients. On completion of this module, you’ll be able to use QuickBooks to swiftly setup and convert clients, manage workflows more effectively and keep your client’s tax compliant.

  • Learn basic features and benefits of QuickBooks Online Accountant
  • 1.5 CPD hours

2. Core certification

Suitable for new and growing firms – 2 CPD hours

Grow your skills and become a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. This certification course provides you with the necessary skills for managing your client’s books and accounts on QuickBooks.

  • Learn core features and benefits of QuickBooks Online
  • Receive a certificate
  • 100 ProAdvisor points
  • 2 CPD hours

3. Advanced certification

Suitable for firms with high client and practice management needs – 2 CPD hours

To complete Advanced Certification, you are required to be QBO Certified (Core Certification). This course covers more advanced features of QuickBooks to help you process complex transactions with confidence.

  • Learn benefits of extended features of QuickBooks Online
  • Receive a certificate
  • Receive a certification badge
  • 200 ProAdvisor points
  • 2 CPD hours

4. Specialty modules

Suitable for firms with extensive client and practice management needs – 2 CPD hours

These modules teach you how to use a variety of features in QuickBooks Online to help you make the most of our platform and feel like a QuickBooks expert. Key topics will include advanced reporting in areas such as projects and classes, customer retainers, multi-currency, ABA files and much more.

  • Learn the benefits of specialty features of QuickBooks Online
  • 2 CPD hours


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