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FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Your accounting administration career starts here

Begin your accounting and bookkeeping 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 reports and functions.

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Payment Options

Upfront Payment

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

RRP $1455$1309

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Includes digital learning material,
bonus upskill courses & dedicated support

Payment Plan

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

RRP $218$194 per month
$250 initial deposit + 6 monthly payments

Includes digital learning material,
bonus upskill courses & dedicated support

Not sure which course is right for you? Completed prior units and may be eligible for credits? Call us on 1800 678 073 for a consultation with a course coordinator or book an enrolment consultation.

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  • Online Video Tutorials

    Hundreds of tutorials covering key learning concepts

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Let's take a look at what you are going to learn and important course information to know before you enrol.

This course comprises 11 units that are studied in the following order:

  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
  • BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
  • FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
  • FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • BSBFIA302 Process payroll
  • FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
  • FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records
  • FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
  • FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

A new course code FNS30222 Certificate III in Accounts Administration has been released. We are currently developing the updated material. As the new course closely matches our current units there will be very little change to your course and we expect that you will not notice any difference during the change. We will keep you updated and smoothly transfer you into the new course if you have enrolled after 14 June 2022.

Payment Plans

We understand that not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer a 6-month payment plan 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 or debit card.
  • Pay a $250 deposit at the 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.

Refund Policy

Refer to the Student Handbook for our refund policy. This course includes a non-refundable administration fee of $250.

You will have up to 12 months to complete the Certificate III in Accounts Administration. 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 1200 hours of study and assessment time, particularly for those who are new to bookkeeping and accounting.

We understand that students study in different ways. For the Certificate III in Accounts Administration, we provide extensive learning material and resources to support you on your learning journey:

  • Digital course training manuals (non-editable and non-printable) for each unit of competency
  • Video tutorials for some units covering key learning concepts
  • Reference resources
  • Case studies
  • Practice exercises
  • Interactive learning material

All course content, including assessments, is accessed via our online student portal.

If required, hard copy manuals can be purchased at additional cost of $220 incl postage. Except for units FNSACC416 and FNSINC301 which are purchased separately (approx. $120 ex postage) from an external publisher, full details are provided on enrolment.

Overview

Your learning journey is about becoming "competent" in the subject matter. Our in house course writers and assessment team all have accounting and bookkeeping experience or are currently working in the industry. With this in mind we try and make the tasks relevant to what you will experience in the real world. The purpose is not to just pass or fail, rather to become competent using these skills which you can then apply in the real world.

Pre-course

Before starting this course, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) questionnaire. This quick questionnaire is used to determine your LLN skill level so that we can best support you in your studies.

Introductory Requirements & Units

The Introductory Requirements include an Oral Communication Skills Assessment and a Work Health and Safety Assessment.

The Unit assessments are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted online via our student portal. They are conducted open book from either your home or office, and comprise of multiple choice quizzes, short answer, and calculations.

Accounting unit assessments use a combination of MYOB Student version and Xero Demo which are include in the price of the course.

If you require supervision of assessments by Applied Education, additional costs may apply. Refer to Student Handbook.

FNS30317 Online study is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn when and where you want.

We provide you with the following:

  • Quality materials
  • Videos and webinars
  • Amazing Support from our assessors and student support team
  • Online assessments and exams
  • Student Facebook group

The FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration has been developed to give you flexibility so that you can study at your own pace, in your own time and your own environment. The best part is, with Applied Education we provide a high level of support for all our students and are here with you in your study journey.

To complete all units in this course, you will need:

  • A reliable internet connection as all data files and learning activities are available via our student platform.
  • A computer with a Microsoft Windows operating system.#
  • Microsoft Word and Excel.

We will provide links and instructions to access MYOB Student Edition Software and Xero Demo Company.

# Mac Users, Tablets and MYOB
MYOB software cannot be downloaded to tablets including Chromebooks and since 2020, MYOB is not compatible with Apple’s operating system.

If you only have access to a Mac computer, we recommend you first contact Apple to confirm if the following options are feasible on your computer:

  • purchase and install on your mac a windows emulator such as "parallels" to run windows on a Mac at your own cost; or
  • use the free inbuilt Mac Boot Camp Assistant on your Mac computer and purchase a Windows OS software licence.

Note: Applied Education and MYOB are unable to support issues relating to a Mac computer.

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.

Administration Officers perform a variety of administrative tasks for an organisation. These tasks may include invoicing, archiving, calendar management, reporting, and customer service. The Cert III Accounts Administration Course Online can open doors to many different careers in business and finance.

  • Accounts Administration
  • Administration Clerk
  • Business Trainee
  • Bookkeeper
  • Administration Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Finance Officer
  • Bank Officer
  • Administration Officer
  • Accounts Financial Officer

Government Funding Available

FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration 1Students in Queensland may be eligible to apply for government funding for the Certificate III in Accounts Administration. Note there are strict eligibility requirements and additional student activities required. More information can be found here.

Jobs and Skills WA traineeship coursesStudents 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

FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration 2Students in South 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

Free Short Course Bundles Included

Choose 1 FREE Fundamentals bundle or 2 for $295, or all 3 for $495 when you enrol.
Perfect to meet CPE/CPD requirements and upskill.

Microsoft
Fundamentals

5 Online Courses
Excel Introductory & Intermediate
Word Introductory & Intermediate
Microsoft Outlook

(Bundle value $495)

Xero & MYOB
Fundamentals (Popular)

3 Online Courses
Certificate in Xero Accounting
Certificate in Xero Payroll
Certificate in MYOB Bookkeeping

(Bundle value $685)

Payroll
Fundamentals

4 Online Courses
Payroll Administration
Salary Packaging
GST & BAS
Terminations

(Bundle value $695)

* If you are applying for funding for this course, there may be restrictions on Free Bundles depending on government funding eligibility requirements.

Student Support - The Applied Education Difference

  • Amazing Support

    Every student receives help getting started
    and can book a welcome call

  • Online Support

    Dedicated Support Team and Ticket Lodgement

  • Facebook & Student Forums

    Dedicated Facebook Study Group and Online Forums

  • Phone Support

    Talk to Assessors & Student Services Team

Accreditation & Industry Partners

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.

Nationally Recognised Training - FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.

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