Accounting with Xero Parramatta College

Accounting with Xero

About the course

This accredited course completes two competencies in one by combining the basics of bookkeeping with practical training in XERO. You will learn to prepare financial records using manual bookkeeping and then learn how these records are kept using XERO accounting system. On successful completion of competencies, you will receive a statement of attainment, FNSACC314 – Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system, from FNS30322 – Certificate III in Accounts Administration. Comprehensive XERO Manual and bookkeeping workbook provided. Before you enrol you must be able to: create files and folders, open an application program, copy, rename, delete files, save, open, and print a file. You will need to bring pen, notebook, and calculator. .


Knowledge of basic accounting terminologies and processes preferred.

Please note that the current version of XERO accounting application must be already installed on your computer. You may be able to download a trial version from XERO website:

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to -

From FNSACC314 – Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system

Maintain financial journal systems
Prepare bank reconciliations
Maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable systems
Process payments for accounts payable
Prepare statement for accounts receivable
Follow up outstanding accounts
As well as the above learning outcomes, you should be able to -
Customise software
Create enterprise data
Record and track transactions
Save and back up data
Generated reports

Learning and assessment strategies

This course will be delivered in a classroom environment. Learning strategies include face to face delivery, case studies, practical exercises etc. Assessment strategies include case studies, observation, and written questions.

LLN Skills required

This course requires strong language, literacy, and numeracy skills. At a very simple level, this means you need to understand the trainer and can communicate with the trainer in English. You also need to understand accounting terminologies.

Need further information?

Please feel free to contact our enrolment officer on 02 96872072 or send an email to

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system (FNSACC314)