FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

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Course description

A Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317 is ideal for accounts clerks working in a range of industries. Students gain practical skills in payroll as well as general ledger administration: they graduate able to perform financial calculations, produce spreadsheets, and prepare financial reports. Enquire now for a full list of units and to see if you are eligible for government funding.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Clerical

Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Economics and Accounting

Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

Mathematics

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Executive Assistant$770 weekly pay
Administration Officer$770 weekly pay
Data Entry Clerk$770 weekly pay
Office AssistantNot available
Accounts Clerk$960 weekly pay
Payroll Clerk$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Payroll Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Assistant Accountant$1,250 weekly pay
Personal Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Office Manager$1,150 weekly pay
Procurement Officer$1,150 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications. It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

BSBWRT301
Write simple documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise a basic document. It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts and may exercise some discretion and judgement to produce a range of workplace documentation.

FNSACC304
Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system. This work is conducted under supervision and encompasses entering information into the system, processing transactions in the system, and producing reports. It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge, information technology, and coordination skills when operating computerised accounting systems in the course of their business activities in service and trading environments.

FNSACC311
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports. It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and follow agreed processes to carefully check and process detailed financial information to ensure standards are maintained.

FNSACC312
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor subsidiary accounts in financial accounts receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts and plan a recovery action, record creditor invoices, and remit payments to sundry creditors. It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and follow agreed processes to problem solve within the scope of own responsibility.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration:

TAFE Queensland
Online
North Regional TAFE
Distance
Bookkeeping Institute of Australia
Online
Lonsdale Institute
On Campus