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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
Full Fee $2541 (2019)
$2695 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1023 (2019)
$1089 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $583 (2019)
$627 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $231 (2019)
$245 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $2695 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $245 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $93 (2019)
$99 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $53 (2019)
$57 (2020)
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

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.

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core

It is recommended that you enrol in one or two units per intake.

It is strongly recommended you complete FNSACC311 before FNSACC312 and that FNSACC304 be the last core unit completed.  

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

You must complete 4 electives.

Either BSBCUS301 or BSBWOR301 can be completed as the final unit, you can select which unit you prefer.

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

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 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
2 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
3 FNSACC313 - Perform financial calculations
4 FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
5 FNSACC312 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
6 FNSACC304 - Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
7 FNSINC301 - Work effectively in the financial services industry

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Project
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

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

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
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
December: 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.