New Zealand Community Education Centres

Xero Basic

Find out more about this popular web-based accounting package. Basic computer skills essential.


A general introduction to this web-based accounting package which is so popular in the small business sector. Accounting knowledge is not required but basic computer skills are essential.  NOTE: Payroll is not covered in this workshop. 

The tutor will be in contact with you by email prior to the course with specific instructions for pre-course requirements.

By the end of the course, you'll be able to use basic Xero functions to:

  • Set up organisation settings
  • Set up your own chart of accounts
  • Customise bank accounts
  • Generate sales invoices in accounts receivable
  • Enter bills in accounts payable

You'll become familiar with reporting and integration to be able to:

  • Complete a GST return and other reports
  • Import and export data
  • Use the Tracking Category feature

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".


Basic computer skills essential.

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