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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

National Course Code: FNS30317

TAFE NSW Course Number: FNS30317-01V01

Nominal Hours: 370

Full Fee: $5,580
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,580

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration will help you start your career as an accounts assistant. Gain a strong foundational knowledge in accounts and be qualified to support your team using software, spreadsheets, reports, and other financial documents.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Perform financial calculations and maintain spreadsheets
  • Work effectively in the financial services industry
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Use industry tools, techniques and software

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career:

  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Interpersonal skills to work with your team and provide great services to clients
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Problem solving skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • Strong foundation to work confidently in the industry
  • The right path to growing your career fast

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue your studies and gain the skills that will more senior roles:

  • Certificate IV in Accounting
  • Diploma of Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Accounts assistant
  • Office assistant
  • Payroll junior

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Technology is changing the role of administrators and this course provides the industry-relevant knowledge and skills to work effectively in an evolving space.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 8 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including may include private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Accounts Administration as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can create the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be in relevant employment as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • An interest and aptitude in working with numbers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to develop workplace communication skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • a computer and software and consumables required to operate a computerised accounting system (MYOB AccountRight 2018.3) and Office 365
  • prescibed textbook
  • individual access to the Internet.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

BSBFIA302 Process payroll
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
FNSACM302 Prepare, match and process receipts
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSACM303 Process payment documentation

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

To complete this qualification you will need a computer, or regular access to a computer with up to date virus protection and:

• access to broadband internet connection (preferable) or dialup internet
• email access which will be used for unit and course notices
• Microsoft Office 2010 or later
• a printer

Apple Mac computers can be used as long as the computer can run Windows software.

You will need to buy textbooks. Many units require textbooks and these may range from $50-$100+ each.

TAFE NSW will provide learning materials in this qualification in the form of:
• online access.

To assist students in their studies, an online support site (OLS) is available. When you enrol with TAFE NSW, you will be supplied with the details to access this site.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,320
Second qualification$1,580
Concession$240
Non-government subsidised fee$5,580

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • prescribed textbooks, up to $300 in cost

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 241.

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