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Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317



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This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, providing customer service in financial transactions and producing reports. They apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision.


  • Bank Customer Service Assistant
  • Collections Clerk
  • Insurance Broking Clerk
  • Insurance Claims Officer
  • Insurance Clerk
  • Mercantile Agents Officer (Repossession)
  • Payroll and Accounts Clerk
  • Personal Injury Claims Assistant
  • Process Server
  • Superannuation Assistant


Duration: 8 terms (48 weeks)

Assessment: Assignments

Course fee: $5,600

Study mode: On Campus - 20 hours per week

Nationally recognised, Australian Qualifications Framework standards, CRICOS 0100034

Start date: at the beginning of each term


Academic (preferred): • Certificate II in Accounting or Other relevant qualification • Completed Year 11 or overseas equivalent

English: Minimum score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (please refer to the DIBP website) or an English proficiency of intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.


Module 1 - Introduction to Accounting 1

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to write simple letters to potential and existing clients in a simulated work environment using skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise a basic document. Students will also learn routine financial calculations and transactions such as GST, simple interest, compound interest, basic loan calculations and depreciation schedules.

Module 2 – Introduction to Accounting 2

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journals to ledgers and extract a trial balance and interim reports

Module 3 - Subsidiary Accounts

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor financial account receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts, and remit payments to sundry creditors.

Module 4 – Process Payroll

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to process payroll using computerised payroll systems (MYOB). Students will enter employee data taking into consideration any deductions, entitlements or allowances then calculate payment due. Students then check and save records and respond to any inquiries. Students will also learn the skills and knowledge to design and produce business documents using a range of functions.

Module 5 – MYOB 1

Students will learn 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. Student’s will set up an organisation’s chart of accounts, process transactions and generate reports.

Module 6 – Business Planning

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to develop an integrated business plan to achieve business goals and objectives, students will provide for finance, marketing and provision of products or services to achieve all business goals and objectives. During the process of constructing a business plan students will reflect on those areas of personnel development that need addressing.
What You Get

  • Engaging Lessons
  • Project Based Learning
  • Flexible Timetable