Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317)

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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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$2500

Average Duration

12 months

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Nationally Recognised Training

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

34.7% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Accounts Payable Clerk$770 weekly pay
Payroll Clerk$865 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Bookkeeper$1,250 weekly pay
Accountant$1,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Advisor$2,400 weekly pay
Senior Financial Planner$2,400 weekly pay
Accountant$1,400 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

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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