ABKS1015 – Advanced Certificate in Xero Accounting

Get advanced Xero skills!

Stand out with the crowd with this Xero certificate on your CV! Learn advanced Xero accounting skills with this accredited online course such as managing your business accounts, interpreting extracted information (reports) and how to make the most of a cloud accounting solution.

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111 reviews for ABKS1015 – Advanced Certificate in Xero Accounting

  1. Jill Jones

    why is this on the log in page

  2. Deborah Hewitt

    It can do done within my own timeframes. The exam/quiz questions were at times confusing, play on words making it hard to know which wasy to answer the question

  3. Nicola O’Neill

    very good and quite easy to navigate

  4. Chenchira Rothom

    The course contents are quite boring actually. The course tutors are a little slow to respond and are non-specific in their answers, they just give you a link to read about your question. This is not helpful, obviously, otherwise we wouldn’t ask you directly.

  5. Therese Riley

    No problems

  6. Vicki Barnett

    Has not yet started yet

  7. Samantha Wilson

    The content so far is well constructed, its fairly basic so hoping to get into some more complexity in the payroll course

  8. Tiffanie Ward

    love it

  9. Sandra Williams


  10. Helen Thomas

    Ease of online system, being able to do it at home and in my own time. The time it takes to grade assessments. Eager to get course completed and I feel like I lose momentum while my work is being assessed.

  11. Kate Niland

    Havent started yet

  12. Maria Fe O Marsh

    I like that you can access your course at your own time and pace

  13. Roberta Keown


  14. Laura Bruce

    haven’t started

  15. Sarah Waldon

    I haven’t started yet but I am impressed with the course notes so far

  16. Marina Kortum

    great so far

  17. Sharon Parrish

    I have finished the course. When I finish the course it was hard to tell I had finished. It wasn’t clear and I had to ring the Academy to check that everything was completed. There was also a mix up with my course completion dates, which I did check when I rang in once. once the Academy realised it was wrong, I was put under a lot of time pressure to get the course completed but they never contacted me to let me know that they had made a mistake it wasn’t until I logged in I found out. I found the content good and I enjoy working through it at my own pace. when I rang in and spoke to anyone they were quite helpful and always polite and professional. I purchased the course notes which were good but I did have to print out quite a bit that wasn’t complete in the purchased course notes.

  18. Sonia Judges

    good so far

  19. Beth Munro

    Everything going well

  20. Courtney Lehl


  21. Katrina Reay-Young


  22. Jaclyn Szabo

    I really enjoyed it and could find no criticism of the content or tutors.

  23. Joyce Helen

    Good very easy to follow

  24. Tara Mitchell

    Finished my courses in MYOB and XERO. The tutors I dealt with were fantastic. Sign up staff for my course turned out to be not forthcoming with all relevant information and an administrator I dealt with Priscilla was extremely rude. My tutors however were absolutely amazing.

  25. Charles Oladeinde

    course completed already

  26. Matthew Riordan

    The course was easy to follow

  27. Michelle Kathleen Crook

    There was no section covering Adviser Reports, which i would have expected to be covered under Advanced Course.

  28. Dodie Woods

    Ability to work when it was convenient.

  29. Jaclyn Szabo

    Being able to track my progress, which was a great motivator for me. It wasn’t overly clear at the start all the components that were required making it harder to pre-plan a schedule for completion.

  30. Annielyn Brooks

    instructional videos are easy to follow

  31. Rachel Irvin

    I could study in my own time and complete it as quickly or slowly as I needed.

  32. Vanessa Van Aalderen

    Ease of use, doing the quiz’s and assessments was easy to follow. My due date changed and I don’t know why. I have sent 3 emails asking why and I haven’t heard anything back. This is frustrating as I am going away and will not complete it by the date that they changed it to.

  33. Ines Frataminco

    Easy to use and you can go at your own pace. The exercise books are packed full of useful information.

  34. Birgit Sagmeister

    Can manage my own time – To not charge for extensions on course.

  35. Diane Dubber

    I liked the course as it was online. I also have previous knowledge of Xero but wanted to know more on how to do other things in Xero & learn the tips.

  36. Amanda Blair

    Simple and easy

  37. Rui Wang

    The course would be significant when I firstly catch up with it, during the learning process, I feel helpful from outstanding teacher's support. I hope I could learn more realistic example from the special topic , such as using Xero to complete the bookkeeping and the taxation payment. which would be appreciate for a foreign students! Thank you very much giving me the chance to share some feeling by myself! The Career Academy would be wonderful for every one, especially for some overseas students and workers! As far as i concerned, I think the course would be helpful to give me key knowledge , which I thank would be vivid useful for me to apply in China nowadays, since the opening up policy has been set up within global economic development. I think the career academy would be very successful in the future! I am very glad and appreciate that I could be a student at the Career Academy! My email address is 1217866885@QQ.COM, my phone number is 13718226560 Thank you very much!
    I am very looking forward to receiving tutor's message ! Best regard! Rui Wang

  38. Christine Kneebone

    I could fit it in around work commitments

  39. Chloe Storrie

    Managing my own time.

  40. Roxy Banicioiu

    The tutors and their spotless communication.

  41. Paula Lynn Smit

    The instructions for the course were easy to follow.

  42. Alice Armstrong

    I didnt require tutor help so cannot comment on this.
    Overall I found the course helpful and informative, however, some of the info has not been updated for some time and new features and reports on Xero are not covered. Also, a lot of the learning material was from the Xero help pages which is free access

  43. Greg Wyatt

    I have used SAP for years but I am aware that many smaller companies and therefore jobs require experience with Xero. something could be included on journals. There was no mention of how to prepare journals. The website guideline of 10 hours to complete each of the certificate in Xero accounting, the certificate in Xero payroll and the advanced certificate in Xero I dont think is realistic if students do it properly and do the necessary reading.

  44. Sarita Bergh

    I loved the assignment. It was challenging but I live helping and coaching people and this fit in well with that passion. Was not just us answering questions but more us giving back but in the same time checking our knowledge and know how

  45. Cindy Weir

    It was suggested to me by administration at Xero when i asked about a course for Payroll There was nothing on Journals, which would have been good to understand. the Final Assignment for the Advanced Xero course is a great way to make sure you have actually learned from the course, because of the detail needed.

  46. Whaea McBeth

    enjoyed it very much

  47. Susana Davy

    i wanted to study online in my own time and it worked well

  48. Sarah Keeley

    Offered verifiable CPD hours for the coursework, local, reasonably priced. The assignment requirement could have been better explained, as it was difficult to determine the correlation between the content of the learning modules and the expected assignment content.

  49. Bill Philippou

    I wanted a well recognised certification

  50. Bill Phillippou

    I chose the career academy because – Wanted a well recognised certificaion

  51. Ankit Kumar

    What aspects can be improved – according to my opinion keep updating about the time ( how much left through email etc) i chose the career academy because very economical, flexible timing, helpful tutor

  52. Michaela Cairns (Gilling)

    The Career academy was a great option for me as it allowed me to do the work at my own pace. With a full time Job & 2 young children, flexibility was essential

  53. Bronwyn Campbell

    I think the course was very well structured. – Great Course

  54. Bronwyn Campbell

    Great course 🙂

  55. Harpreet Kaur

    I have interest managing accounts and Xero is very effective and useful in handling accounts.

  56. Peter Fulton

    The course is designed very well and I found it very easily to follow.

  57. William English

    Excellent course for anyone wanted to learn XERO!!

  58. Angela Yelavich

    Offered the courses that I wanted to do and I was impressed with your website.

  59. Bridget Dyer

    Online, in my own time training.

  60. Milind Gandhi

    I think everything was Perfect.

  61. Nissa Chao

    Tutors are very supportive, study material is very easy to follow, and then I can study whenever, wherever i like.:)

  62. Amanda Blake

    I chose the career academy because it was online and easy of study.

  63. Jaroslava Momberg

    I am absolutely satisfied with The Career Academy. The tutors were always helpful and the material is always perfectly understandable. Thank you so much for the opportunity to study with your Academy.

  64. Brigitta Sinton

    I chose to study with The Career Academy as it is industry recognised and studying online suits my personal circumstances better than travelling somewhere to attend regular classes.

  65. Jodie McGarvey

    I absolutely love the flexibility offered from The Career Academy. I was able to study in my own time, the course was user-friendly and all of the information was relevant and informative. You also have the option of either downloading or purchasing physical copies of the course materials. It also offers different aspects that cater to differing learning styles, such as videos and text. Awesome!

  66. Kerry Kururangi

    I liked that the course was easy to follow!

  67. Jonathan Gabriel

    Course was great but questions in assessment could be misinterpreted. I found the site when searching for Xero training.

  68. Amanda Smith

    The course was very relevant to what I wanted to be doing and all of the resources have been good.

  69. Angela Gardner

    It offers great ongoing support throughout the course

  70. Marco Douglas

    The course is great and has given me much more insight in Xero. The tutors are very helpful.

  71. Rachel Barrett

    I found this course very good, I learnt a lot from the material

  72. Lee-Anne Toole

    Great course thank you and I am so much more confident than I was with Xero

  73. Leni Snelgrove

    We liked the idea of online courses and The Career Academy was providing the qualification we required at a very competitive rate. I would prefer if Topics such as (Topic 7) Customising Templates were earlier in the course.
    It is a set up function and should be addressed before Reconciling etc.
    The tips are very helpful and I did pick up some handy shortcuts thanks.The range of courses on offer is excellent.

  74. Leni Snelgrove

    We liked the idea of online courses and The Career Academy was providing the qualification we required at a very competitive rate.

  75. Samar Sabeeh

    Great content. good value.

  76. Justina Nnanna

    Overall the course was well structured, understandable and easy to follow. I am glad that my certificate will be accepted and recognized by employers and also it puts me ahead on the queue for a job.
    Career Academy courses are well structured with high standard.

  77. Lee-Anne Toole

    Great course thank you and I am so much more confident than I was with Xero

  78. Jacqueline Lelievre

    I enjoyed the course content and found that I could complete the work without any assistance from a tutor while still being challenging and requiring time and attention to detail. I like the freedom it gives me, being able to study in my own time is what I enjoy most.

  79. Hari Vemula

    The course is mostly just reading. I expected more videos or variety in the course, so it can be a bit boring. The information itself is good.

  80. Michelle Walters

    I didn’t need to use the tutors for this course as I found it easy to complete on my own. I took this as well as the regular certificate course. I enjoyed the course overall and found the content quite interesting.

  81. Kathryn Yee

    It’s a good course but I think it might be a bit beyond me. The assessments are rather difficult!

  82. Trang Phan

    Going well – this course takes a bit more time because there is a lot of writing in the assessments. It can be challenging from time to time.

  83. Helen Campbell

    The xero courses I took were brilliant, I put what I learned into use everyday with my job. The units and assignments were straightforward so I didn’t need much help at the time from the tutors.

  84. Rishu Chhabra

    I’m happy to say that nothing was too difficult for me in this course, the best part was getting to learn something new.

  85. Sandie Baker

    So far the course is going well. I am a little disappointed that there aren’t more quizzes as you finish each topic, to gauge how you are going. Exercises are all well and good, but you don’t really have anything to gauge yourself on.

  86. Johanna Wright

    Had the course option and way I wanted to study. Also the reviews were good.

  87. Samantha Brolsma

    My rating on the Tutor was neutral, only because I did not request any help from any Tutors.

    However, when I requested help from the Career Academy on other queries they were always prompt in their responses, and willing to help, and were always helpful.

  88. Asghar Hayat

    Overall course is so good. well organised for students. I am very excited to complete this course successfully.
    when I was talking to different institute for accounting software certificate, i judged the career academy,s tutor and helping people are very good, polite behavior and I feel trustful in future if I face any problem in my course that why I choose this institute.
    My prayers and best wishes will be for this academy and all staff. you are great for me. I love you all. Thanks

  89. Alana Reyland

    This increased my general understanding of Accounting without spending too much money.

  90. Tamaryn-Lee Davidson

    Was excellent. My only thought would be to not limit the assignment to 10 pages.

  91. Stacie Crawford

    A friend was doing this course at the time so I decided to enroll. It would have been hepful to have more practical exercises to work through from start to finish so that you have a complete example to work through instead of partial bits of information. I understood the principles of the GST reconciliation but it would have been good to have more data within the exercise to work with.

    A guideline of what you should be doing and when within Xero would be helpful
    e.g rec bank accounts weekly
    gst rec monthly
    tasks you should be doing weekly, monthly, yearly etc

  92. Richard Gaunt

    I will be able to use the knowledge that I’ve learnt at The Career Academy.

  93. Matthew Slade

    This course met my expectations. Was excellent.

  94. Helen Downing

    Very prompt in assessing and returning a result. I liked the fact he seems approachable. Good, very helpful thanks

  95. Ludy Brett

    Nothing could be improved. I decided to study with the career academy because they are accurate and affordable

  96. Charlotte Irvine

    Average. Further info on the assessment would have been useful. Some grammatical errors in course materials

  97. Jonathan Lambert

    This course is excellent overall. The assessment instructions were clear and easy to follow and the content was well organised and easy to follow

  98. Hugo Jaramillo

    Good overall.

  99. Paola Kingsley

    Help was available when I needed it and the course was excellent overall.

  100. Debarati Chakraborty

    Excellent course overall.

  101. Debra Sawyer

    I chose The Career Academy because it has the courses that I need to up skill and to secure employment. THe courses that I have done so far, have been great. The information is set out well and there is lots of information. The tutors are brilliant. I will be doing more study later on this year and are looking forward to learning more skills with The Career Academy.

  102. Michelle Haua

    Good overall

  103. Wendy Edens

    Average overall

  104. Stephan de Bruyn

    Excellent overall. Help was available when I needed it and the assessment instructions where clear and easy to follow.

  105. Chanaporn Iamsam-ang

    The tutor was knowledgeable.

  106. Kerrin Sawyer

    Excellent course overall.

  107. Georgios Papaioannou

    Very comprehensive course. Help was available when I needed it and the assessments were clear and easy to follow. Excellent.

  108. Chris Stodart

    I would highly recommend this course for anyone that uses Xero and wants advanced skills.

  109. Alannah Krakosky

    I recently completed the Certificate in Xero Accounitng and this was a great follow on from that. This really built on my abilities with Xero and furthered my knowledge – it truly was an Advanced Certificate. I feel confident that this will help me in the workplace. Help was available when I needed it – Excellent course.

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  • Earn CPD hours on completion of the Advanced Certificate in Xero
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  • Receive a FREE 12-month student membership to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers on completion.
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Course Summary

Investment: S$995 inc GST


Duration: 40 hours, study at your own pace.


Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises.


Certificate information: You will receive a Career Academy Advanced Certificate in Xero upon successful completion of this course.


Delivery: Online with tutor support via phone and email


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

Introductory Certificate in Xero

  1. Introduction to Xero Online
  2. Xero Chart of Accounts
  3. Managing Contacts with Xero
  4. Xero Sales, Invoices, Quotes & Inventory
  5. Xero Purchases and Bills
  6. Xero Bank Reconciliation & Managing Accounts
  7. Xero Reporting Overview
  8. Xero & Payroll Add-ons

Certificate in Xero Payroll

  1. Introduction to Xero Online
  2. Setting up Xero Payroll
  3. Managing Payroll Items with Xero
  4. New Employees & Leave Requests with Xero
  5. Pay Templates in Xero
  6. Pay Runs in Xero
  7. Payslips & Payroll Reporting with Xero
  8. Employment Payment Summaries with Xero

Certificate in Xero

  1. Introduction to Xero Online
  2. Bank Reconciliation & Activity Statement Preparation with Xero
  3. Aged Receivables & Payables in Xero
  4. Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
  5. Budgeting with Xero
  6. Tracking Categories in Xero
  7. Report Preparation and Analysis in Xero
  8. Customising Templates in Xero
  9. How to Make the Most of Xero

 Xero Assessment

On successful completion of The Career Academy Xero test you will be awarded a Career Academy Certificate.

Our students say

★★★★★ I liked that the course was available online and I could work through it at my own pace, without assistance. – Yeshlin Prasad


★★★★★ I already was a fan of Xero but now, with the additional information I’ve gained already through this course from The Career Academy, my Xero experience has been widened and the little tips and tricks are amazing. – Christine Beckinsale


★★★★★ The well structured course content. Subjects were separated into small chapters, which helped me to plan my study. The videos helped to summarize chapters and provided a little extra clarification on some points which was very helpful after reading a lot of text. – Arthur Moreton

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