Xero training for practice graduates

Xero training for practice graduates builds on what your grads have learned during their degree and how to use Xero in the real world. This workshop is suitable for new grads and new starters.  

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Give your grads a head start with a Xero training day


One day workshop

In a full day workshop, your grads will learn how business clients use Xero, and the range of tools Xero provides to help them do a great job.


Get Xero certified

After completing the workshop, grads need to do another half day of self-paced learning and an assessment in order to become a Xero certified advisor.


We’ve got this

Focus on your productive client work and leave the training to us. Your grads will have a valuable fun day of training designed just for them.

What your grads will learn

Grads will walk away from the Xero training workshop with a real world understanding of Xero and the way it’s used by businesses and accounting practices.

By the end of the day, grads will:

  • Understand Xero’s functionality and user roles 

  • Understand how business clients use Xero daily

  • Learn what common errors to watch out for

  • Learn and practice some useful tips and tricks

  • Get a practice perspective of Xero year-end reporting

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Build a bright future

Give your new grads a solid foundation to build their career. The content will cover the most common questions grads have based on the topics below and is a great opportunity for networking.

About Xero:

  • Xero in a nutshell

  • Xero HQ

  • User roles


Advisor tools:

  • Find & recode

  • Cash coding

  • Manual journals



  • Understanding settings

  • Chart of accounts

  • Conversion balances


Best practice security:

  • Two-step authentication 

  • User roles


Everyday processing:

  • Invoicing & purchasing

  • Bank reconciliation

  • GST return

  • Fixed assets


Year-end reporting:

  • Common reports

  • Reporting basics

  • Editing & customising reports


Smaller groups (less than 12 graduates)

Register your interest in one of our training days along with grads from other practices. This content will cover the most common questions grads have based on the topics below and is a great opportunity for networking.


Larger groups (more than 12 graduates)

If you have a large group of grads you’d like to enrol, we are happy to organise a tailored event for your firm, either at one of our Xero offices, or at your office. Every practice is different. So you can select from the following topics to create a customised programme that matches your firm’s needs.

Upcoming training days

Thanks to everyone who attended a workshop in 2020.

We are now taking expressions of interest for our next Xero training for practice graduate workshops. Please contact our education team if you are interested in attending.

Expressions of interest

A good understanding of Xero helps grads to perform their roles better. Please contact our education team if you are interested in attending an upcoming workshop.

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