Learning Resources

Individual and group training, staff development, and continuing education tools

In-Person Software Training

The current state of COVID-19 is affecting the availability of in-person sessions. Please check back for updates or consider a webcast session.

Classroom Training is live in-person software instruction for current customers. In-person courses are held across the U.S. and at Drake headquarters in Franklin, NC.

  • Drake Tax Essentials
  • Drake Accounting 101
  • Drake Accounting Developer 2021 Preview

Annual Update School

Our Update Schools prepare you for filing season by providing the latest tax news, industry developments, and software updates. This year, join a virtual school event from the comfort of your home or office, where you can still ask questions, meet industry exhibitors, and earn up to 8 CPE credits.

Video Tutorial Library

Learn the basics of Drake Software products with these short instructional videos.

Drake Passport to Success

Get ready for a great tax season with Drake by completing an itinerary of important pre-season tax and software topics. We’ll stamp your Passport along the way to track your progress.

Online Instructor-led Webcasts

Our webcasts provide an opportunity to experience classroom-style training from the comfort of your office.

  • Drake Tax Basics
  • Drake In-Depth
  • Drake Documents and Drake Portals
  • Drake Accounting Payroll and Beyond
  • Drake Accounting Bookkeeping and Beyond

Drake ETC

Drake ETC provides a way to train your entire office on Drake Software products. Choose from tax courses that teach basic individual, corporate and partnership tax preparation in Drake Tax, and practice returns to familiarize yourself with data entry. Register for our Drake Tax 101 or Drake Accounting webinars presented with live panelists so you'll have an opportunity to ask questions during the event. View step-by-step video tutorials on various Drake Software topics. Both student and administrator can view the student's progress using our report card feature. Continuing education credit opportunities are available.

Drake CPE

Stay current and earn continuing education by taking courses on Drake CPE. Drake is an approved CE provider with NASBA, CTEC, and the IRS, and is an approved IRS Annual Federal Tax Refresher Course (AFTR) provider.