October 5th, 2022

Ignition launches Continuing Professional Development course in Client Engagement and Commerce for accounting profession

The free, on-demand certification course provides accounting professionals with tools to enhance their client engagement and scale their business

Sydney, Australia, October 5th — Ignition, the world’s first client engagement and commerce platform for the accounting and professional services industry, has launched its first Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course, titled Ignition Certification Program

The free, on-demand Ignition Certification Program is designed for accountants and bookkeepers who are interested in driving efficiencies in their businesses. Through a series of online learning tutorials, participants will learn how to utilise Ignition’s platform to streamline client engagement, automate payments and scale their business.

Dane Thomas, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Ignition said, “We’re investing in platform innovation to further assist accountants and bookkeepers solve their critical challenges in connecting with clients. Our certification course caters for all accounting skill levels to help them understand the Ignition platform; embed automation in their practice; and free them up for higher value work and advisory - all while earning CPD points.”

Available from today, participants have access to 40 lessons curated on Thinkific and recognised by industry professional and member associations. The course offers functional Ignition platform training, including:

  • How to create proposals and email templates
  • Automating payments and billing information
  • Cloud accounting integrations such as connecting to Xero and Intuit Practice Management

To help accounting professionals update and maintain their capabilities, participants of the program in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom are eligible for four hours of verifiable CPD. In the United States, participants will receive 2 hours of verifiable CPD. 

Thomas continued, "Many accounting firms are facing an ongoing shortage of talent to service their clients' needs. Flexible learning arrangements, like Ignition's Certification Program, are a great way to upskill and ensure technical skills and capabilities can evolve with client expectations. 

“Importantly, this highlights the continued investment Ignition is making in the industry to help position accounting firms as trusted advisors for their clients, future-proof their practice, and attract the best talent to their firm with market leading client engagement software,” Dane said.

The Ignition Certification Program is a value add for employees, improves career prospects and is suitable for both new and existing users, including practice managers and administrators, and cloud software implementers and consultants. 



  • Ignition announcement on social here
  • Ignition newsroom here 

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