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  • FNS30315

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

At a glance

At a glance

Begin your career in accounts administration with this entry-level course. This course is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills that will open up a world of employment opportunities.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Process Server
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk
COURSE OUTCOME

FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

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Course overview

Course overview

Begin your accounts administration career. Gain the practical work skills to get started as an accounts clerk or process server.

There are many new opportunities opening over the next five years with demand for qualified workers on the rise by as much as 50,000 new roles across Australia. This course will provide you with the problem solving and practical skills employers are looking for.

You'll gain highly sought after practical understanding of the various roles within the finance sector. The broad range of knowledge you will acquire includes producing spreadsheets, writing simple documents, performing financial calculations and payroll processing.

Successfully completing this qualification will provide you with a sound basis in the financial industry and show potential employers that you are ready to set yourself on the path to a rewarding career.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
FNSACC301
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
FNSACC303
Perform financial calculations
FNSACC302
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSINC301
Work effectively in the financial services industry
BSBWHS201
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBITU304
Produce spreadsheets
FNSACC406
Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
FNSBKG405
Establish and maintain a payroll system
FNSINC401
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course..

Selection criteria

You need to meet one of the following requirements:

  • Year 10 level of education or equivalent  
  • Mature-aged entry with work experience in a related field

Resources required

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.
You are required to have access to (e.g. a calculator, a laptop or tablet device with Internet access and Microsoft Office of 2013 or later version, a USB, a headset including microphone).

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised. 

 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland