Begin your bookkeeping and accounting career
The Certificate III in Accounts Administration Course FNS30317 is the perfect preparation for anyone seeking a career in accounts administration or entry-level bookkeeping function within your organisation.
Learn day-to-day office accounts functions:
- Using Accounting Software such as MYOB to process accounts payable and receivable
- Prepare account transactions and bank reconciliations using MYOB
- Create accounting spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel
- Prepare business documents in Microsoft Word
- Introduction to financial functions and reporting
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Study at your own pace
Log in to our student portal at any time to access your course material.
Complete your studies at a time that fits in with your lifestyle or other work commitments.
Includes classroom recordings and bonus upskill courses.
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Not sure which course is right for you? Completed prior units and may be eligible for credits? Call us for a consultation with a course coordinator.
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You will have up to 12 months to complete the course. There is no minimum time frame to complete the course, therefore students may complete the course much faster than the allowed timeframe. Study at a pace that suits your personal situation.
The course may take up to 330 hours of study and assessment time, particularly for those who are new to bookkeeping and accounting.
Three-month extensions can be requested at no additional cost if required. Extensions beyond this are assessed based on individual circumstances and may incur additional fees.
Electronic textbooks are included as part of the course at no additional cost.
The course content is accessed via our online student portal, with additional resources, extra learning materials and classroom recordings also available.
If required, hard copy textbooks can also be optionally purchased ($150 full set).
1) Preliminary Assessments
Before participating in this course you will be required to complete simple preliminary assessments which include a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test and a Work Health and Safety Assessment. Please note that it is now also a requirement of the Financial Services Training Package that your oral communication skills be assessed as part of your course. For online students, this will require the submission of a voice recording of a role-play conversation between yourself and others (further details will be provided upon enrolment).
2) Unit Assessments
Assessments are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted via our online student portal.
Assessments are open book, from either your home, office or classroom. They comprise of multiple choice quizzes, short answer, and calculations.
Accounting unit assessments use MYOB Student version or Xero (both are supplied). Certain assessments can be completed from any accounting package, simply upload copies of your reports as PDFs.
We understand not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer payment plans to get you moving faster towards your future.
- An administration fee of $100 is added for this option
- All you need is a valid credit card
- Pay a $475 deposit at commencement of course
- Remainder to be paid over six equal monthly instalments
Concessions on Courses
Concession pricing is available for eligible students as per the Student Handbook. Proof of concession must be provided at the time of enrolment; please contact us to apply for a concession rate when enrolling.
Units of Competency
This course comprises 11 units of study.
- BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
- FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
- FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
- BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
- BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
- FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
- FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
- FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
- FNSACM301 Administer Financial Accounts
- FNSACM302 Prepare, match and process receipts
- FNSACM303 Process Payment Documentation
Free Upskill Courses:
Enrol in the FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration and enjoy access to additional online accounting software courses and Microsoft courses.
You'll also receive:
All enrolled students will receive access to the classroom recordings for the course.
Self-paced students and Live Online students will still be able to access full classroom recordings to assist with their studies.
Administration Officers perform a variety of administrative tasks for an organisation. These tasks may include invoicing, archiving, calendar management, reporting, and customer service
- Accounts Administration
- Administration Clerk
- Business Trainee
- Administration Assistant
- Finance Assistant
- Finance Officer
- Bank Officer
- Administration Officer
- Accounts Financial Officer
Microsoft windows is the preferred operating system used for the study of this course. All student data files are supplied in windows format.
Mac User Warning:
Applied Education uses the Microsoft Windows operating system and we are unable to support issues relating to the Mac operating systems.
Please be aware that all course materials are written and designed for the Windows version of MYOB. We can include access to a Mac version of MYOB Student Edition, but please be aware that if you select this option, the data files required for some units and options available to you may be different from the manual. This will not affect your grades and assessors can still mark using the Mac version, however there will be significant differences in screenshots and some functionality between the two platforms.
Internet Access – ADSL internet with reliable connection required. All data files, learning activities and MYOB software are available via our student portal for download.
Pathways to further study are available!
Attain the FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration qualification, and you can then use some of the course units towards the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. This is ideal if you are looking to become a BAS Agent in the future as the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping meets the education requirements for official BAS agent registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.
Students in Western Australia may be eligible to apply for Traineeship funding. Note there are strict eligibility requirements and additional student activities required. More information can be found here
Nationally Recognised Training
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.
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