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  • FNS30115

Certificate III in Financial Services

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in financial services with this entry-level course. Develop the practical skills required to gain employment in a variety of administrative roles within the financial service industry.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Business Activity Statement (BAS) Agent
  • Insurance Clerk
  • Superannuation Assistant
  • Bank Customer Service Assistant
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FNS30115 Certificate III in Financial Services

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start your career in financial services with this entry-level course. Develop the practical skills required to gain employment in a variety of administrative roles within the financial service industry. The Accounting Services industry has grown over the past five years on the back of steady economic growth and increasing demand for industry-specific expertise.

During this course you will learn to work effectively in the financial services sector, gain skills to utilise technology in the workplace, and develop an understanding of how to effectively participate in safe work practices. A range of electives are also available and our team will work with you to determine unit suitability based on your desired work outcomes. Our industry connected teachers will guide, develop, and expand your skills to help you gain a competitive edge in the industry.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in a range of administrative, clerical, and customer services roles within the financial services sector.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS201
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
BSBWOR204
Use business technology
FNSINC301
Work effectively in the financial services industry

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU304
Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
FNSACC301
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC303
Perform financial calculations
FNSACC302
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
FNSINC401
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

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

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. 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 also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, 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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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