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ICB and IPA Membership

When you enrol with Monarch Institute in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, you’ll receive membership to the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Australia, and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).  When you enrol in the Diploma of Accounting, Tax Agent Certification or Advanced Diploma of Accounting, you become a student member of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). And it doesn’t cost you a thing.


The IPA represents more than 35,000 members and students working in the industry; commerce, government, academia and professional practice, and deliver quality professional development and education pathways to their members, ensuring they maintain currency of knowledge and relevance in an ever-changing and competitive market.

AAT is the longest standing bookkeeping association in Australia and Monarch are proud to work closely with them to make sure your training meets industry requirements.


Membership provides you with a range of great benefits that have been designed to assist you in your studies, as well as adding depth and awareness to the issues that the accounting profession faces.

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

Monarch Institute is an Accredited Training Provider of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). The ICB is the largest professional bookkeeping association in the world.  The Institute promotes and maintains the highest standards in the bookkeeping profession. They do this with professional advocacy, training and development, networking meetings and more. As a practicing bookkeeper, you’ll hear a lot from the Institute.

Monarch’s nationally accredited training programs meet the ICB’s strict criteria for becoming a successful tax agent and bookkeeper. We’re particularly proud of meeting the ICB’s high standards for ongoing student support.


As a student member, you get a membership card and ICB website logins. The website is packed with handy members-only content, including a huge library of templates, simple guides, case studies and other resources that you can use as you complete your studies and beyond.



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