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Offering Info

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

  • National Course Code: FNS30317
  • TAFE NSW code: FNS30317-01V01-19HIL-219

Location – The Hills, Traineeship Only

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

18 Hours per week

Duration

1 Semester

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to the needs of local students and specific cohorts (like apprentices, trainees, fast-tracked students and online students). This means you will also need to meet any entry requirements listed below.

To be enrolled in this offering, you need to be:

  • A trainee (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • Employed full time or part time (traineeships will be longer if you are employed part-time)
  • Signed-up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal

You are expected to have a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level at ACSF Level 3 when commencing the course. This will be assessed as part of the enrolment process. TAFE NSW will provide support for your LLN needs based on this assessment.

Progress through the course is monitored against your training plan so that any issues are identified and rectified in a timely manner.

You MUST bring with you your Training Contract (Training Plan Proposal) from you Apprentice Network Provider (Australian Apprenticeship Centre) play any documentation of previous study.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day face to face offering or could be undertaken solely in the workplace - including theory and practical components. As well as the in-class component, you should expect to do approximately 2 hours of additional study each week including online learning, independent study and assessment preparation outside of class hours.

You will also complete 300 hours of workplace experience over the period of your Traineeship. During this on-the-job learning, you will put the skills learned at TAFE into a live environment providing a hands-on approach to honing your skills for particular jobs, roles and functions within your workplace organisation.


GET PREPARED FOR SUCCESS

TAFE NSW provides a range of services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students. Detailed information on support services is available at Student Services.

The following additional support is also available to you:

  • LLN support
  • Disabilities Services
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support
  • Childcare facilities
  • Linkedin Learning
  • Library resources
  • Studiosity ? online access to a real life tutor

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

Trainees are flexible delivery and start dates depend on your individual circumstances. Delivery schedule will be individual for each trainee

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees
Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need the following resources:

Stationery such as, but not limited to;

  • Scientific calculator
  • Pens, highlighters and markers
  • A4 ruled notepad
  • Portable USB device

More information will be provided in class.

RECOGNITION

Learners are able to have their competency from prior learning and work experience recognised in this qualification through the following arrangements.

  • Evidence of completing formal training
  • Work experience: on the job experience and informal training
  • Life experience: community group involvement, family activities, sports, hobbies, leisure activities, unpaid work, organising events, and/or travel.

Recognition will be assessed on an individual basis and may be granted when a portfolio of evidence is assessed in accordance with TAFE NSW Recognition Policy and Procedure and the learner is deemed competent for the unit/s of competency for which the application applies. Alternatively, the learner may nominate to undertake a challenge assessment and be awarded competent.

Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Elective Units
Number Title
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
BSBFIA302 Process payroll
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

The Hills, Baulkham Hills
146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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