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BAS Agent Registration Skill Set FNSSS00004

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NBI proudly offers Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Approved courses for registration as a BAS or Tax agent. With a highly experienced group of accountants, bookkeepers and registered BAS agents on our training team, we are excited to deliver a world-class experience to our students.

When you study with us you not only receive comprehensive theory, but you’ll also benefit from the decades of experience of our trainers, all who bring challenging and interesting real-world examples to the training room.

This course is ideal for those bookkeepers, payroll officers or administrators who are seeking BAS agent registration. It is a nationally accredited qualification that meets the requirements of the TPB, however, to become a registered BAS agent the TPB will assess your qualifications and experience to ensure you satisfy the requirements outlined in the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009. Please ensure you check all requirements with TPB.

The current requirements include having at least a Certificate IV in Financial Services (bookkeeping or accounting), as well as a board-approved course in GST and BAS taxation principles, plus enough relevant and recent experience within the field. NBI offers the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping which would satisfy this requirement.

What's Included

  • There are two units of competency required for accreditation - Establish and maintain payroll systems (FNSTPB412); and Complete business activity and instalment activity statements (FNSTPB411)
  • Your choice of MYOB or XERO - student access edition
  • Qualified trainers and assessors with decades of experience across multiple industries
  • Self-paced, online course with a range of resources including learner guides and videos.
  • Included one-on-one training sessions with trainers/assessors via Zoom or MS Teams.
  • Student Facebook group - to interact with like minded students/professionals.
  • IPA Student Membership

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. To ensure you undertake the most relevant course for your needs please have a chat with one of our friendly course consultants before enrolment.

Course Duration

The course is designed to be completed in 3 months (30 hours), however time available for study plus experience and motivation will be factors in how quickly it is completed.


The assessments include role plays, written answer questions, projects and case studies.

The requirements of the TPB are, at least 40% of the total assessment, for a board approved course, be completed under supervision. (Refer to https://www.tpb.gov.au/information-regarding-asses sment-aspect-and-requirements-approved-course-basic-gstbas-taxation)

The supervision is online using Microsoft TEAMS where the assessor will observe the student completing the assessment. Secondary to this, assessments will also be subject to review through Turnitin - similarity testing software that can detect potential breaches of assessment conditions

Career Opportunities

The BAS Agent Registration Skill Set course is designed by industry professionals to give you a real insight into the most common tasks a BAS agent will encounter on a daily basis. It’s suitable for small business owners who want to understand more about their obligations and take care of their own BAS administration. It is also perfect for admin staff in small or medium sized businesses who want more financial responsibility. Alternatively you may want to set up your own business as a:

  • Registered BAS Agent
  • Certified Bookkeeper

Further Study Pathways

The BAS Agent Registration Skill Set course is a great way to prepare for a certificate or diploma level course and is a good intro into online professional study. The units covered in this course provide credit towards the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or Diploma of Accounting and will give you valuable thinking skills and knowledge that you'll be able to apply in these higher level courses.

More Information

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Pricing and Registration

The cost of this course is $770.

Registrations are now open!

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