FNS30315 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include: filing, checking and processing financial data entry and processing accounts payable/accounts receivable, providing customer service in financial transactions, assisting in processing payroll, front line cashiering and bank account maintenance.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2398 (2018)
$2541 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $1023 (2018)
$1023 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $583 (2018)
$583 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $231 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $93 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $53 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Accountancy
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Inventory Clerks, Accounts Clerks, Payroll Clerks, Accounting Operatives, Accounts Receivable Clerks, Accounts Payable Clerks.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 7 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports More Information
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers More Information
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations More Information
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry More Information
Elective
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets More Information
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information
FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system More Information
FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBITU304 - Produce spreadsheets
2 FNSACC301 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
3 FNSACC302 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
4 FNSACC303 - Perform financial calculations
5 BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
6 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
7 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
8 FNSINC301 - Work effectively in the financial services industry
9 BSBFIA302 - Process Payroll
10 FNSBKG402 - Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
11 FNSBKG403 - Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

There are currently no intakes for this course.
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

This course is available online with teaching support available through Zoom meetings, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation, sound literacy and numeracy skills with access to a computer and the internet. Students must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study for each unit. Additional resources are required for this course. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  This qualification is being superseded by FNS30317 - Certificate III Accounts Administration and is not equivalent.  If you would like to enrol into this qualification, enrolments will commence in February 2019. 

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Resource Requirements

As this is an online course, students will need access to a computer with good internet capacity. Students will also need to have the latest version of Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office with Microsoft Access and MYOB AccountRight Student Edition V19.10.


MYOB AccountRight Student Edition V19.10 will need to be purchased at the expense of the student. A discounted version of MYOB is available for CQUni students. Microsoft Office software is available for students at no cost. 


Internet access will be required to download any software packages. Instructions for downloading any required software or optional textbooks details will be provided to students after enrolment. Textbooks are an optional resource for this course as course materials are available online.


Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.


What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students