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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

FNS30315

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This foundation certificate is the entry point for employment in an accounts department or office and covers everything from computerised accounting to solving financial problems.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Accounts Administration with Open Colleges

  • $2,280*

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Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 12

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Case Studies, Knowledge tests, Multiple Choice Questions, Projects, Short-Answer Questions, Verbal Assessments, Written Reports

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to prepare those who perform a range of skilled operations in the financial industry such as a payroll officer, accounts clerk or an accountant’s assistant.

A nationally recognised qualification under the FNS10 Financial Services Training Package, it will deliver a range of valuable skills required by clerical and administrative workers in finance departments and businesses. You'll be introduced to complex spreadsheets, payroll work, BAS (Business Activity Statement) services and more. It will also train you in fundamental office procedures, such as the use of business technology, as well as the MYOB computerised accounting system.

Designed to suit online learners, the course offers exceptional flexibility. Start anytime, study online from home and progress at your own pace. Experienced trainers provide valuable feedback throughout your course, and you'll have access to study resources and more via the online portal OpenSpace to help you make the most of your studies. Successful completion of the course could not only boost your prospects but provide the ideal platform for further studies.

  • Accounts Officer
  • Payroll Officer

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Accounts Administration with Open Colleges, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 11 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Design and produce business documents
    BSBITU306

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS201

  • Write simple documents
    BSBWRT301

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC301

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC302

  • Perform financial calculations
    FNSACC303

  • Work effectively in the financial services industry
    FNSINC301

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare financial reports
    BSBFIA401

  • Produce spreadsheets
    BSBITU304

  • Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
    FNSBKG404

  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
    FNSBKG405

Course Provider

Open Colleges has been delivering quality education for over 100 years. During this time, we have honed our unique learning model to become Australia’s leader in online learning. We’ve achieved this by continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible, affordable and supportive courses.

So far, we’ve have helped over 700,000 people gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. All of us at Open Colleges put the student at the centre of everything we do, whether that’s helping you find the right course, designing a new course, making improvements to our online campus or giving you the support you need to reach your goals.

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2002
Courses
51
Provider Type
Private
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