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.
FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration
Begin your career in accounts administration with this entry-level course. Gain the practical work skills to get started as an accounts clerk or payroll officer. This course will provide you with the problem solving and practical skills employers look for.
This course will give you a practical understanding of the various roles within the finance sector. You'll gain a broad range of skills including writing simple documents, producing business documents, performing financial calculations, extracting interim reports, and administering subsidiary accounts and ledgers.
Successful completion of this qualification will show potential employers you have the skills required to work as an accounts clerk, payroll officer, or accounts officer. You will also have a sound basis to continue on with further studies in the finance or accounting industries.
TAFE Queensland offers various avenues for students to access high-quality, industry-relevant education and training. We understand that not everyone's circumstances are they same, so we design our courses to fit busy schedules.
At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing quality pathways to further education opportunities. Give yourself the best chance to continue to grow with further study options that will open up exciting employment opportunities in the world of finance and accounts administration.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 3 elective units from the list below.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Design and produce business documents|
||Prepare operational budgets|
||Work effectively in the financial services industry|
||Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system|
||Perform financial calculations|
||Write simple documents|
||Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers|
||Process financial transactions and extract interim reports|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.
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
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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.
If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course..
You need to meet one of the following requirements:
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.