Version Effective: 4th of February, 2019
Version Effective: 4th of February, 2019

FNS30317 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, providing customer service in financial transactions and producing financial reports. Individuals in these roles apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision. No licensing or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees 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

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level 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.

A student completing the Certificate III in Accounts Administration have the possibility of the following occupational outcomes:

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

Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this course online on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 18 months, based on approximately 1200 hours of learning.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core


FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry More Information Training.gov Details
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations More Information Training.gov Details
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers More Information Training.gov Details
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports More Information Training.gov Details
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Students must complete 4 electives

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Project
RPL
Practical Task
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

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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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 www.cqu.edu.au/current-student


Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your current skills and experience matter to us. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experience as well as formal and informal training. You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through our RPL centre. Please note that documentary evidence will be requested as well as other sources of evidence.