Entry Requirements

NZQBA Membership Entry Requirements

Student NZQBA Membership Entry Requirements

NZQBA Student Membership is designed for the aspiring bookkeeper

Must be enrolled in any of the following qualifications:

  1. The Career Academy Certificate in Bookkeeping™
  2. An AAT Bookkeeping Qualification
  3. Diploma in Business (1-year full time study) from any Polytechnic or PTE in New Zealand
  4. Bachelor of Business from any University or Polytechnic in New Zealand
  5. Any equivalent qualification

Check out the Bookkeeping Qualifications to see our recommended pathways

Certified Bookkeeper™ and Qualified

Bookkeeper™ Membership Entry Requirements

We offer two pathways to become a Certified and Qualified Bookkeeper™.

Choose your pathway based on your bookkeeping experience and skills.

  • Academic pathway
  • Experience pathway

Academic Pathway

The Academic Pathway involves completing tertiary study. To be admitted as a Certified and Qualified Bookkeeper™ of NZQBA, applicants will need to hold one of the following academic qualifications:

  1. The Career Academy Certificate in Bookkeeping™
  2. An AAT Bookkeeping Qualification
  3. Diploma in Accounting
  4. Diploma in Business (1-year full time study) from any Polytechnic or PTE in New Zealand
  5. Bachelor of Business from any University or Polytechnic in New Zealand

Experience Pathway

This pathway allows you to be formally recognised for your skills and experience, leading to a formal Certified or QualifiedBookkeeper™ status. To apply now, you are required to have at least five years bookkeeping work experience and complete at least 8 out of the 10 Practical Experience competencies.

If you would like to find out more about becoming an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper, send us an inquiry at info@nzqba.co.nz

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