The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) looks after the registration of BAS Agents. They have minimum education and experience requirements to be considered for BAS Agent registration:

Education requirement

Experience requirement

The TPB BAS Agent Units includes TPB approved courses that meet these minimum education requirements.

Training Program

TPB BAS Agent Units Target Audience

  • For people who have a Cert IV qualification in Accounting or Bookkeeping that do not have the TPB BAS Agent units
  • University accounting graduates
  • Overseas accounting qualifications
  • For people who would like a qualification to obtain a BAS Agent License
  • For people who prefer online and self paced study

Relevant in applying for the following roles:

  • Assistant Accountant, Accounts Office, Bookkeeper, Junior Accountant, BAS Agent


  • Self paced (no minimum, maximum 18 months)


  • MYOB and Excel


NOTE: The TPB BAS Agent Units are only for the above two units. This is different from our BAS Agent Program which is an 8 month education and practical work program.