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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

FNS30317

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Certificate III in Accounts Administration – FNS30317

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Course Overview

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration will give you the skills and confidence to perform essential business functions across finance and administration, and prepares you for roles such as:

  • Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Business Office Administrator
  • Receptionist/Secretary

With a focus on industry-standard software and best-practice reporting, this course will teach you a range of financial and administrative skills that will be highly valued across different industries and company types.

Career Pathways

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration gives you the skills to take up a number of roles across the Administration and Accounts industry. Our graduates often find employment in roles such as:

  • Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Cashier
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary

Working in this industry will give you exposure to a broad range of people and operations. You may be dealing with customers, working with Microsoft Office or specialist software packages, or entering and processing financial information.

Armed with these essential business skills, you'll have the chance to work across different industries and locations.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business or FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

Course Dates & Times

Seymour - Wallis Street

Start 27th July, 3 Days a week, 9am - 4pm /2020

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts Monday 5th August, 3 Days a week, 9am to 4pm / 2019

Start Monday 24th Feb , 3 Days a week, 9am - 4pm /2020

Start 27th July, 3 Days a week, 9am - 4pm/2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Start Monday 27th July, 3 Days a week, 9am - 4pm / 2020

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Standard
$3,212.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$642.00
3. Subsidised Trainee
$2,728.00
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$546.00
5. Full Fee
$3,234.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$88.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements

There are no Training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course you must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document your previous work experience and qualifications and assess your suitability for the course
  • Complete a CSPA test to ensure you have the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course

The selection criteria for this course are:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in this Industry sector
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently
Core Units
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
FNSACC304
Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
FNSACC311
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC313
Perform financial calculations
FNSINC301
Work effectively in the financial services industry
Elective Units
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU304
Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU307
Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development

Assessment methods may include:

  • Class room activities and observation
  • Role plays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Supervised tests
  • Portfolios

Wendy Hendy

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Attendance is required at each class. These will be hands-on and practical and focused on working through Case Studies and Activities. If you are unable to attend the timetabled on-campus classes you will be required to contact your teacher and catch up before the next class.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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