Learn to prepare tax returns in just 16 weeks

Whether you are already working in the Industry or looking for a new challenge, the H&R Block Income Tax Course is designed for people who enjoy working with numbers and who are interested in learning how to maximise tax refunds.

And if you are looking for a new career, then this may be right up your alley as no previous experience is necessary.

Register your interest now for our next course commencing mid February 2020.




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Learn and earn

The H&R Block Income Tax Course is designed for people who are good with numbers and like dealing with the general public, and are interested in earning an income as a casual, part-time or full-time tax consultant.

This course will equip you with skills necessary to prepare tax returns under the supervision of a Registered Tax Agent. For top graduates of the course, job interviews with H&R Block are available for seasonal employment. 

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With over 150 class locations to choose from in most major cities and regional locations throughout Australia, there is bound to be one close to you.

Locations for the 2020 classes will be available on our website mid-November.


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Frequently asked questions

The course is designed to teach you how to prepare tax returns under the supervision of a tax agent. We take you step by step through the tax preparation process using practical examples.
The cost of the course starts from $525* which includes your tuition, access to the online Learning Management System, textbook as required and a student copy of the tax preparation software.
The 16 week classes are held in a number of locations across Australia, in both metro and regional areas.
The course runs for 16 consecutive weeks. Study is a combination of on-line pre-recorded tutorials followed by a 3 hour in-class workshop. Most locations offer morning, afternoon or evening class options.
No, you do not need to have any previous taxation or accounting experience.
Registrations will open on 7 November 2019 for the 2020 intake.
Read our terms and conditions.
Yes, we employ registered tax agents, however, you would still be required to successfully complete the H&R Block Income Tax Course.
All H&R Block tax consultants are required to successfully complete the income tax course.
Yes, the hours you commit to the training course will count towards this requirement.
Yes, but terms and conditions do apply. Please read these before registering for the course.
For top graduates of the course, job interviews are available for seasonal employment with H&R Block. We are looking for people who have reasonable availability to work during the tax season (July through to October) and of course, have good communication skills. This course is recognised throughout Australia by other tax agents and accountants.
The H&R Block tax training courses are industry recognised but not accredited.
Tax consultants are paid at casual rates under the Clerks Private Sector Award. You will be paid an hourly rate and super is paid in addition to that hourly rate. Penalty rates apply if you work after hours. A bonus can also be paid at the end of the tax season. This will vary greatly depending on your speed, accuracy and availability.
At H&R Block, we invest in your career as a tax consultant. All tax consultants are required to complete our professional development training program each year.
The course is challenging and you will need to be computer literate. If you apply yourself and do your homework and suggested studies, it will certainly be achievable for you. It is a good idea to attend classes each week and keep up to date with your reading and study.
Yes. Our tax preparation software is Windows only compatible, so you will need a Windows computer/laptops/device. Apple is not supported.
Yes. There will be a requirement throughout the course to bring your laptop. Your instructor will advise you when to bring it, the week before.
You can still complete the course but it will be your responsibility to have your Apple computer set up to run Windows based programs. We do not offer technical support to assist students with this setup.
Students will need access to a printer and also to the internet with reasonable speed and reliability.
We recommend that you do not miss any classes, but in the event that you do, it will be your responsibility to complete the online tutorials and submit your homework within the required time-frames.

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Registrations for the 2020 course will be available on-line mid November 2019