FNS30415 Certificate III in Mercantile Agents

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Course description

The Certificate III in Mercantile Agents FNS30415 is perfect for students seeking careers as mercantile agents or anyone needing skills in debt collection. During the course students will learn the legal framework surrounding debt collection in Australia and graduate knowing how to locate debtors, serve a court document for debt recovery, and maintain correct financial records.

The Certificate III in Mercantile Agents FNS30415 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Financial Services Training Package.

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.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Mathematics

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

Personnel and Human Resources

Recruiting and training people. Managing pay and other entitlements like sick and holiday leave.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Payroll Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Accounts Clerk$1,050 weekly pay
Collections Officer$1,250 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.

BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain daily financial records such as reconciling debtors’ and creditors’ systems, preparing and maintaining a general ledger and trial balance and includes activities associated with monitoring cash control for accounting purposes.

BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to record general journal adjustment entries and to prepare end of period financial reports. It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are responsible for preparing financial reports. They may be individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or they might have responsibility for these tasks in relation to their own workgroup or role.

BSBWOR204
Use business technology

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use computer software and organise electronic information and data. It applies to individuals who apply a limited range of practical skills with a fundamental knowledge of equipment use and the organisation of data in a defined context, under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

FNSCUS402
Resolve disputes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to investigate, negotiate and resolve disputes between financial services customers and organisations. It applies to individuals in any sector of the financial services industry who work with others as part of a formal internal dispute resolution process.

FNSINC301
Work effectively in the financial services industry

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly interpret and apply industry and organisational procedures, guidelines, policies, ethical standards and sustainability requirements to day-to-day work in the financial services industry. It applies to individuals with the fundamental skills required to work in the financial services industry and underpins other units used in all sectors of the industry.

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Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the FNS30415 Certificate III in Mercantile Agents 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

Australian Qualifications Framework
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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