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Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317



Accounting CIII 2019

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 086420B

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

This module provides students with the foundations needed to become competent book keepers. Fundamentals such as identifying source documents, chart of accounts, the basic formula A+E=L+C+R will be applied to some routine transactions Student will also write simple letters to potential and existing clients in a simulated work environment.

Module 2 – Introduction to Accounting 2

Students will learn to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journals to ledgers and extract a trial balance and interim reports. Students will also learn routine financial calculations and transactions such as GST, simple interest, compound interest, basic loan calculations and depreciation schedules.

Module 3 - Process Payroll

This unit describes 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.

Module 4 – Subsidiary Accounts

This module describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor financial account receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts, and remit payments to sundry creditors. Students will also learn the skills and knowledge to design and produce business documents using a range of functions.

Module 5 – Complex Spreadsheets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and produce complex documents. Students will be introduced to such functions as linking spreadsheets, macro’s, calculations, inserting graphs and finally view and save.

Module 6 – Business Planning

Students will learn 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 area of personnel development that need addressing.
What You Get

  • Engaging Lessons
  • Project Based Learning
  • Flexible Timetable