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CPE Club

Online Training for BAS Agents and Bookkeepers to meet TPB Requirements

Duration Up to 12 Months
Start Date Anytime - Instant Access
Delivery Online Course
Funding Assistance Available

One stop for all Continuous Professional Education CPE Courses

We offer a series of professional online webinars and tutorials with topics specifically designed to upskill and update bookkeepers and BAS agents.

Join us and stay on top of the latest issues and gain knowledge to excel in today’s dynamic work environment while meeting your CPE obligations.

We have been providing specialist training in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll since 1999. Our highly qualified trainers have been delivering industry-relevant training solutions to some of Australia’s leading companies and government organisations for many years.

  • Bookkeeping Experts

    Training experts since 1999

  • Tax Practitioners Board Approved

    TPB approved for BAS Agent registration

  • CPE Certificates

    CPE Certificates upon completion for every session

  • Online Video Tutorials

    100% online training. Video Tutorials and additional learning materials.

CPE Club for BAS Agents and Bookkeepers

12 Month Subscription

Access 10 Upcoming Webinars and Past Sessions

Instant access to CPE Library

Upcoming webinars
covering best practice and industry updates

Watch webinars from anywhere, on any device at a time that suits you

12 months access
to future and past CPE sessions


$421 RRP $495

Enrol Anytime

Are you ready to meet the new CPE requirements with the Tax Practitioners Board?

On 1 July 2022, the CPE requirements for BAS agents changes.

The CPE Club is a simple, cost-effective annual subscription to 10 upcoming webinars and a library of past recorded sessions. The webinars are pre-recorded each month, available on our easy-to-navigate Learning Platform, include in-depth learning material, quizzes to test your knowledge and Certificates of Achievement with 1 CPE hour each.

For additional CPE hours, you can also choose from our range of short courses and training bundles to suit your professional needs or advance you skills and enrol in a qualification course.

More information about the TPB's requirement for continuing professional education for BAS agents can be found here.

Upcoming Sessions

This webinar covers:

  • Back payments of salary and wages
  • Bonuses and commissions
  • Other lumps sums
  • STP considerations
  • GST and vehicles
  • Depreciation limits
  • Financed vehicles
  • Processing purchase, sale, and trade-in transactions
  • Credit error
  • Debit error
  • Revising an earlier activity statement
  • When and how to make adjustments

A comparison for bookkeeping and taxation.


CPE Library - Past Sessions 2022

In additional to the upcoming sessions you will also have access to at least 10 past recordings. Each webinar in the CPE Library includes a Certificate of Participation and 1 CPE hour.

  • Onboarding New Employees - Forms
  • TFN Declaration
  • TFN Privacy & Storage
  • Right to Work
  • Streamlined Onboarding with ATO Online Services
  • Streamlined Onboarding with MYOB
  • Withholding Declaration

Released date: August 2022

This webinar covers:

  • Allowance types
  • Superannuation and PAYG on allowances
  • Allowances and STP Phase 2

Released - July 2022

This webinar covers:

  • Definitions
  • State rates and thresholds summary
  • Your obligations
  • Taxable wages
  • Calculations and grouping provisions
  • Processing payroll tax transactions

This webinar covers:

  • STP Phase 2

Released - July 2022

This webinar covers:

  • Using Social Media
  • Developing Content
  • Trends
  • Customer Engagement
  • Promoting Products and Services
  • Reveiwing Activity

Released date - July  2022

This webinar covers:

1 - Annual Leave
2 - Personal Carers and Compassionate Leave 2 - Personal Carers and Compassionate Leave
3 - Parental Leave 3 - Parental Leave
4 - Long Service Leave 4 - Long Service Leave
5 - Community Service Leave 5 - Community Service Leave
6 - Domestic Violence and Paid Parental Leave 6 - Domestic Violence and Paid Parental Leave
7 - Taking Annual Leave 7 - Taking Annual Leave
8 - Pandemic Leave 8 - Pandemic Leave
9 - Software Considerations 9 - Software Considerations

Released date - April 2022

  • Super Guarantee
  • Exemptions
  • Allowances
  • Super stream
  • Contribution periods
  • Max Earnings Base
  • Salary Sacrifice Super
  • RESC - Reportable Super

Released date: April 2022

1. Developing Your Business Idea
1.1 How Business Ideas may Eventuate
1.2 Business Factors
Review Questions
2. Identifying Your Market
2.1 Target Market
2.2 Market Size
2.3 Projected Market Growth
Review Questions
3. Identifying Competitors, Trends and Opportunities 3.1 Competitors and Trends
3.2 Identifying Market Gaps
Review Questions
4. Understanding the External Environment
4.1 Identifying External Factors and Their Impact on Business Review Questions
5. Costs and Financial Factors
5.1 Costs of Products and Services
Review Questions
6. Marketing Your Business Opportunity
6.1 Marketing
Review Questions

All webinars are recorded and available on the learning platform. You can watch past sessions to enhance your professional development, refresh your knowledge or catch-up on a webinar that you missed.

CPE 2021 Library

Redundancy and Approved Early Retirement Schemes - December 2021
Payroll Updates - July 2021
Coding Entertainment - April 2021
Depreciation Fundamentals and Xero Asset Register - March 2021
MYOB (AccountRight Plus) Inventory & Stock Control - February 2021
Fringe Benefits Tax and Salary Packaging Basics for Bookkeepers - January 2021

CPE 2020 Library

Xero Reporting - November 2020
Xero Development Update - September 2020 X
Tax Basics for Bookkeepers, Part 1 - August 2020
Tax Basics for Bookkeepers, Part 2 - August 2020
Process Employee Terminations Using Xero - May 2020
MYOB - Job Costing and Customising Reports - April 2020 MYOB

CPE 2019 Library

Excel Financial Functions - November 2019
Microsoft Excel Logical Functions - October 2019
Selecting and Interpreting Modern Awards - September 2019
Understanding the National Employment Standards - August 2019

CPE Club Information

For BAS Agents

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) requires all registered BAS agents to undertake ongoing continuing professional education (CPE). From 1 July 2022 these requirements will be a minimum of 90 hours of CPE over a 3-year period and a minimum of 20 hours in any one year.

For Bookkeepers

Continuing Professional Development advances your knowledge and allows you to stay up to date on legislative changes, including the latest ATO rates and rulings and FairWork updates.

Join the CPE Club for your professional learning

CPE Club is an annual subscription to a series of 1-hour professional webinars that address topics relevant to bookkeepers and BAS agents and meet their CPE/CPD requirements.

The topics are chosen based on our research of industry standards, needs and work practices.

How does CPE Club Work?

You can join any time for a rolling 12 months subscription. There will be 10 new sessions throughout the year, and you will have access to previously recorded webinars. Each session lasts for one hour.

You will receive a CPD certificate for each webinar on completion of a short quiz at the end of the presentation.

All webinars are pre-recorded and available on your platform for you to watch and review when and where is convenient to you.

Once enrolled you will have instant access to the CPE Library of previous webinars.

CPE Top-up Packages

In addition to the CPE Club, participants can choose any of our top-up bundles to suit your professional learning requirements. These packages include:

Xero Bundle - 3 courses and 16 CPE hours
MYOB Bundle - 4 courses and 29 CPE hours
Accounts and Payroll Admin Bundle - 4 courses and 18 CPE hours
Microsoft Word Bundle - 3 courses and 18 CPE hours
Microsoft Excel Bundle - 3 courses and 18 CPE hours
Ultimate Microsoft Bundle - 10 course and 72 CPE hours

The CPE Club is an annual subscription that you can join at any time for a rolling 12-month subscription.

Each CPE session lasts for one hour; this includes the webinar and the quiz to test your understanding of the topic.

You will have 12 months' access to the webinars. Study online at a pace that suits your lifestyle.

The CPE Club is accessed via our online learning portal, with additional resources and learning materials also available.

  • Online Access to Learning Tutorials
  • Course Presentation Slides
  • Fact sheets
  • Resources and Publications, where applicable 

We strive to provide excellent communication for all participants of learning at Applied Education. We send an email reminder to let you know when the latest webinar has been released and provide technical support should you have any issues with the learning platform.

  • Digital Certificate of Achievement for each session
  • The certificate is available as printable PDF and has a QR Code to verify authenticity.
  • CPD hours for each session
  • Short online assessments to test your knowledge are included on the Student Learning Platform with a Certificate available after successful completion of the quiz.

Certificate shown for illustration purpose only.

Qualifications & Skill Sets

Applied Education are experts in Bookkeeping and Payroll and have been successfully helping people with all levels of payroll experience understand their obligations. We offer two nationally recognised qualifications in payroll, FNS50217 Diploma of Payroll Services and FNSSS00012 Payroll Administrator Skill Set.

We also offer the TPB BAS Agent Skill Set if you already hold a relevant accounting qualification and are looking to become a BAS agent or FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping if you have experience but no qualification.

We provide a supportive and friendly learning environment, with access to email support, phone support, student forums and a Facebook study group.

of Payroll

Payroll Administrator
Skill Set

BAS Agent Registration Course

Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping

Not sure which course is right for you? Completed prior units and may be eligible for credits? Call us on 1800 678 073 for a consultation with a Course Adviser.

Accreditation & Industry Partners

Tax and Super Australia Membership
ICB Membership Students
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