FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

On successful completion of the course, students will receive Certificate III in Accounts Administration qualification. Graduates from this course will be able to perform the duties of an Accounting Clerk. After completing Certificate III in Accounts Administration a learning pathway to Certificate IV in Accounting or Certificate IV in Bookkeeping would support career progression.

  • Course Details

    International Student

    CRICOS CODE086424J
    Delivery ModeFace to Face (include 1/3 Online component)
    Online /Distance
    Duration26 Weeks
    18 Weeks Tuition Delivery
    Material Fee$110.00
    Non-refundable Enrolment Fee$200.00
    Total Fee$4,000.00

    Domestic Student

    Duration3 - 6 months
    Delivery ModeOnline via Learning Management System (MOODLE)
    Total Fee$1000.00 (Upfront) or $1500.00 (Payment Plan)
    Double Qualification- 12 to 24 Months Duration
    - $2,000 (Upfront) or $2,500 (Payment Plan) Fee

    * Online fee is inclusive of enrolment and materials fee

  • Course Outline

    The purpose of this course is to provide participants knowledge and skills required to perform clerical and bookkeeping duties which may include filing, checking and processing financial data entry and processing accounts payable/accounts receivable, assisting in processing payroll, frontline cashiering and bank account maintenance, assisting with entering transaction data to ledgers and maintaining a general ledger, processing purchases and sales and producing Goods and Services Tax (GST) reports.

    Note: Candidates are expected to spend at least 10 hours a week of self-study outside tuition hours to enhance their learning. Self-study activities may include research on internet about the topics learned and revision of learning materials and class exercises.

  • Course Structure

    Students are required to complete all of the following units:

    FNSACC301Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC302Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC303Perform financial calculations
    FNSINC301Work effectively in the financial services industry
    BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
    BSBWRT301Write simple documents
    FNSACM303Process payment documentation
    FNSBKG402Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
    FNSCRD302Monitor and control accounts receivable
    FNSACM302Prepare, match and process receipts


  • Target Group

    The target participants for this course are potential new entrants to the industry who seek employment and require skills in clerical and bookkeeping areas of the business services or financial services industries and existing workers within the financial services industry seeking to obtain a formal qualification. This group may include domestic and/or overseas students.


  • Course Credit

    Students wishing to apply for course credit must refer to Student Handbook

  • Training Arrangements

    • Face to Face classes will be conducted at Level 4, 11-15 Deane Street, Burwood
    • Learning Resources are available on Learning Management System (Moodle)
    • Students will be given access to Moodle

  • Additional Support

    The following learning support will be available to learners:

    • Access to well qualified and experienced trainers from multicultural backgrounds.
    • Additional support for students with language barriers from the ELICOS arm of SSBT.

    The following processes will be applied for students considered to be ”at risk”:

    Please refer to the ‘Course Progress and Attendance Monitoring Policy

  • Assessment Arrangements

    Direct observation, role-plays written/verbal questioning, interviews and self evaluations, case studies, projects, assignments are used to assess required knowledge and skills.

  • Accreditation status

    This course, from the FNS Financial Services Training Package, is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework and SSBT is approved by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to issue this qualification.

  • Entry Requirements


    • All students entering this course must have completed Year 10 or equivalent qualification. Students not meeting the above entry requirements and wish to discuss this matter further are free to contact one of our admissions staff. Candidates will be made aware of the specific skills that underpin the outcomes and performance requirements of the course units to ensure they are capable of demonstrating competence prior to entering the course.
    • Overseas students must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or its equivalent prior to entering into this course
    • Overseas students can only enrol face to face 20 hours per week. Student must possess & bring their own laptop/notebook to class fully charged.
    • Online students must possess their own laptop/notebook and have access to internet

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