TAFE Now

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 TAFE Now

  • $1,320*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

  • $2,500*

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  • Full price

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    • Duration
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  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 10

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
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This is the qualification you need to successfully support financial operations in accounts, bookkeeping and payroll duties.

You will learn how to do accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll functions and be able to work as a frontline cashier. In addition, you will learn the basics of bookkeeping – in both manual and computerised systems - debtors and creditors, end of month processing and reconciliations, GST accounting and document management.

If you have an eye for figures, can think on your feet in a dynamic environment, as well as thrive on attention to detail, this is the qualification for you.

On successfully completing this qualification you will gain additional professional and personal benefits by continuing into the Certificate IV in Accounting and other business and administration qualifications.

  • Accounts Officer
  • Payroll Officer

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Accounts Administration with TAFE Now, 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

  • Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSACC406

  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
    FNSBKG405

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

Registered
1999
Courses
650
Provider Type
Government
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