Accounts Administration Certificate III FNS30315

A STRONG FOUNDATION IN ACCOUNTS CLERICAL SKILLS AND ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & RECEIVABLE

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration qualification covers both sides of the accounts clerical role i.e. accounts payable and receivable. In the process, you will learn about journals and ledgers and how to manage and reconcile petty cash. You will also learn key support functions like writing letters and basic word processing skills.

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offered under the Certificate III in Accounts Administration

  • Paying Business Bills

    This subject examines how to process payments such as supplier bills and provides an overview of how computerised accounting software can be used to record and process payments. This subject looks at the basic payment functions of either MYOB or XERO. This subject is practical in nature and requires practical activities undertaken using accounting software on trial software versions.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACM303 Process payment documentation
  • Perform Calculations

    Perform Calculations covers a wide variety of financial calculations such as depreciation, GST and interest rates that needed in many industry roles. It also covers methods for checking calculation outcomes, use of online tools, and tips of detecting errors. This subject also introduces spreadsheets as a means of conducting repeated calculations.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations
  • Write Business Documents

    Learn to develop a good writing style for creating standard business documents such as letters, invoices, memos and emails. You will also get tips on reviewing, proof reading and editing documents, as well as how to safely save and store them. Practical activities ensure that you have the necessary skills to organise information, communicate with work colleagues and write clearly.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
  • Word Processing Skills

    Learn key word processing skills that will allow you to create template documents, design and prepare multiple page documents, use mail merge and apply styles in accordance with any organisational style guides. You will also learn how to insert tables and images and an excel graph or chart into your word document to improve its readability and appeal.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • Administer Customer Invoices

    Learn the skills and knowledge required to correctly allocate payments, reconcile accounts and maintain customer details. This accounts clerical subject looks at the issuing of invoices and the receipting of payments using either MYOB or XERO trial versions. Students will also learn how to interpret a trade debtors report.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACM301 Administer financial accounts
  • Bank Reconciliation

    Bank reconciliation requires the skills to receive, identify and record receipts and match receipts to invoices. This subject looks at Bank Reconciliation using accounting software with the option of using XERO or MYOB. Learners will identify the steps to be followed and how to action discrepancies.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACM302 Prepare, match and process receipts
  • Computerised Accounting

    This subject builds on earlier subjects to develop the learners computerised accounting skills. Learners will be required to process accounts payable and receivable; process adjustments; maintain subsidiary ledgers by correct payment and receipt allocation; and prepare reports. Key support tasks like actioning bad debts is also a key part of this subject. XERO or MYOB is supported.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    • FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
  • Double Entry Accounting

    This subject teaches double entry accounting so that learners have the skills and knowledge required to prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports. The subject looks at the manual accounting steps involved and also how accounting packages process general journals.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Working in the Financial Services Industry

    All roles in the financial services sector require skills to correctly interpret and apply industry and organisation procedures, guidelines and policies. Professional and ethical standards as well as the application of practices relating to sustainability also have a significant role to play.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
  • Work Safely

    This subject covers the skills and knowledge required to work in a healthy and safe manner. Learn to recognise hazards, the importance of safety signs and how to raise safety issues within a workplace. This is a great entry level subject to help you act and respond in a safe manner and understand how to respond to emergency incidents.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

1,320

* - $

3,300



Course Duration

8 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III in Accounts Administration course.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate III in Accounts Administration

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The Certificate III in Accounts Administration is an on-line correspondence course so you need to have basic English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed Year 10 schooling, or have proven workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    To ensure successful completion of this course you must have sufficient English speaking skills to be able to communicate with your Student Adviser over the phone.
  • Numeracy Skills
    Numeracy skills are required at an average level eg completion of Year 10 maths and the ability to use a calculator.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment

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This qualification has been updated by the Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317.

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