National code: FNS30322

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

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Overview About this course

Gain skills that are transferable across nearly every industry. Provide crucial support to your team and gain credibility. Conduct work in MYOB or Xero, create spreadsheets, run reports and bookkeep as a successful accounts clerk.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, 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

  • Communicate effectively in the workplace

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Study the accounting fundamentals that are essential for any future accountant, bookkeeper or account administrator role

  • Practical experience in simulated office environments and access workplace documents and scenarios

  • Competence in using accounting software and Microsoft Office applications

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship

  • TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Accounts Administration as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee 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.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest and aptitude in working with numbers

  • Basic computer skills

  • An interest in supporting a team and gaining employment in an office environment

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

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: payroll junior, accounts assistant, accounts clerk, office assistant and assistant bookkeeper.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Accounts Administration qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 11 units of competency, including 7 core and 4 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Work together in the financial services industry FNSINC311

  • Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system FNSACC314

  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC321

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers FNSACC322

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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